Category Archives: Easter

Easter Bells

During Napoleon’s Austrian campaign his army closed in on the town of Feldkirch. With their town seemingly without hope, the Christians gathered in a little church to pray. As it so happened it was the night before Easter Sunday. The … Continue reading

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Be Sure To Get All The Message

In Napoleon’s day, long-range signaling was done by means of semaphoring. So when news of the battle of Waterloo came in to England, a signalman on board a ship semaphored the first word, “Wellington.” Then he sent the next word, … Continue reading

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Christ’s Resurrection: Study The Facts, I Dare You

A group of lawyers once met in England to discuss the Biblical accounts of Christ’s resurrection. They were curious as to whether or not there was sufficient information regarding the resurrection to make a case that would hold up in … Continue reading

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The Origins of the Easter Holiday (part 3)

Well, over my previous two posts I’ve laid the groundwork for this last one in the series. And so now, without further delay, let me relate the subject matter from those two posts to the holiday that we call Easter. … Continue reading

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The Origins of the Easter Holiday (part 2)

In my previous post, I began a short series on the origins of the Easter Holiday. That post explained the historical significance of the names “Semiramis” (the queen of heaven) and “Tammuz” as well as the idolatrous religion that was … Continue reading

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The Origins of the Easter Holiday (part 1)

On the holiday that we call Easter, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. We must admit, though, that questions surround this holiday. What do eggs have to do with an empty tomb? What does a bunny have to do … Continue reading

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No Church Today

We had to cancel church today due to our second big snow in six weeks. Whereas the December storm dumped a foot on us, this one only gave us six or seven inches. I suppose we should be grateful that the weather guys missed the … Continue reading

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