Posts Tagged ‘Easter’
What About the Next Sunday?
by Terry Wane Benton Some people meet with the church on “Easter Sunday” and hardly ever anytime else. That is out of tradition, not out of thinking seriously about doing the will of God. Tradition has been in the family to at least go to church one time a year, maybe two. But what about…Read More
Are these points about Easter true?
Question: Is this true? Origin of Easter: Origin of word, “Easter”: Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring: “Eostre” In her honor sacrifices were offered at the vernal equinox or spring By 8th century church leaders applied “Eostre” to Christ’s resurrection In Acts 12:4, “Passover” in mistranslated “Easter” is in some Bibles Origin of symbols of Easter: Easter…Read More
Doesn’t Acts 12:4 mention Easter?
Question: A question I have is in Acts 12:4. What’s was the Scripture pertaining to when it mentioned Easter? “And when he had apprehended him, he put him in prison, and delivered him to four quaternions of soldiers to keep him; intending after Easter to bring him forth to the people” (Acts 12:4 KJV). Answer:…Read More
Why did Catholicism start and when did it happen?
Question: Why did the religion Catholicism start and what year did Catholicism start? Answer: Why Catholicism started is fairly straightforward. Man has a difficult time leaving something alone. There is a strong desire to modify things with the goal of “improving” things. This tendency is encouraged by Satan who wants to destroy the works of…Read More
https://www.lavistachurchofchrist.org/cms/wp-content/uploads/2004/04/ObservingHolidays.mp3 I. It is that time of year when one holiday after another is observed: Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and finally New Years. A. Usually this time of year also brings up the question of how we, as Christians, treat these celebrations? B. Many denominations do special events for these days 1. Christmas being the main one with denominations…Read More