Easter...so what is it ? Noah: Not good. Not boring. Not going. It's not work. It's not working. Juicy: For you pick up eggs. Lukas: It's having lots of fun and going to a friend's house to celebrate Easter. It's the day Jesus died on the cross. It's not all about celebration and fun, it's about thanking Jesus for giving us a second chance when He died on the cross. -Easter Day is the Day of the Resurrection of Christ yes, but what’s the true meaning behind it? Why did it happen? -Dictionary.com definition : an annual Christian festival in commemoration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, observed on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox, as calculated according to tables based in Western churches on the Gregorian calender and in Orthodox churches on the Julian calendar.
Let's take a look...shall we? -The general concept or idea is simply explained in John 3:16 -To first understand how much God truly loved us , we have to know the relationship between Him and Jesus Christ; that way we realize just how much He was willing to sacrifice His one and only Son in order to save us . -Mark 1:10-11 -John 17:25
Pre-Video Things to think about/take notice of while watching the video: - What is the initial relationship between the Father and Son like? How does the Father’s view on others (the people in general) seem to change throughout the video? -Who do the different characters in the video represent in “real life” terms? -How does the video relate to the death of Jesus? -How does the video relate to God’s love for us?
Post-Video Recap Questions: - What is the initial relationship between the Father and Son like? How does the Father’s view on others seem to change throughout the video? -Who do the different characters in the video represent in “real life” terms? -How does the video relate to the death of Jesus? -How does the video relate to God’s love for us?
Yes, more questions! So how much did Jesus suffer for us? How or why was he able to handle it? -Matthew 27 : 27-31, 35-44 -Isaiah 50 : 6-7 When Jesus came to Earth, He was just like us. He saw our pain and suffering and even knew what it felt like because He experienced it himself. God had prepared Jesus for this and even though there were times He became so afraid, He knew that the Father's plan for all His children was more important. -Luke 1 : 76-79
One Simple Word : Love Something we didn't deserve, but still received -Romans 3 : 24-26 It's never too late -Galatians 1 : 6 -Titus 4 : 7
Final Thoughts Continuing your faith -1 Peter 1:3-5 Questions? Comments? Concerns?
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