The True Meaning of Easter

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That same night they are to eat the [lamb] meat roasted over the fire, Do not eat any of it raw or boiled in water, but roasted, along with bitter herbs, and bread made without yeast And ye shall let none of it remain until the morning; In this manner you shall eat it: with your belt fastened, your sandals on your feet, and your staff in your hand. And you shall eat it in haste. It is the LORD’s Passover.  Exodus 12:8-11


PassOver Meal

They [the children of Israel- of which Believers in Christ are descendants] are to take some of the blood [of the sacrificial lamb killed for Passover] and put it on the two sideposts and tops of the doorframes of the houses in which they eat the lambs. They are to eat the meat that night, roasted over the fire, along with unleavened bread and bitter herbs. And they are to take a cluster of hyssop, dip it into the blood in the basin, and brush the top and the two sideposts of the doorframe with some of the blood. None of you shall go out the door of his house until morning. For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when He sees the blood [of the lamb without blemish] on the lintel and on the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the door and will not allow the destroyer to come in to your houses to smite you. The blood shall be a sign for you, on the houses where you are. And when I see the blood, I will pass over you, and no plague will befall you to destroy you, when I strike the land of Egypt. This is a day you are to commemorate; for the generations to come you shall celebrate it as a festival to the LORD–a lasting ordinance.  Exodus 12:7-8, 22-23, 13-14

A physical lamb is no longer sacrificed for Passover because Jesus’s body, the only begotten Son of God became the sacrificial lamb for all mankind. His shed blood became the atonement for all our sins.


After Jesus’ birth, and before his death and resurrection, He told us he is the bread of life John 6:48. At the Last Supper, on the night when He was betrayed, the Lord Jesus took bread, broke it and said, “This is my body which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.” In the same manner, he also took the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes [again].”1 Corinthians 11:23-25

There is no set day, or time to partake of the Lord’s Supper, aka Communion. But know this. The Lord Jesus partook of Passover.  Therefore, we professed Believers in Christ, should also. Because we, who profess Jesus as Lord and Saviour receive the spirit of adoption to cry out Abba. Therefore, we, Gentiles have been adopted into the Jewish family of God.
Ye know that after two days is [the feast of] the passover, and the Son of man is betrayed to be crucified.  Now the first [day] of the [feast of] unleavened bread the disciples came to Jesus, saying unto him, Where wilt thou that we prepare for thee to eat the passover? And he said, Go into the city to such a man, and say unto him, The Master saith, My time is at hand; I will keep the passover at thy house with my disciples. And the disciples did as Jesus had appointed them; and they made ready the passover. Matthew 26:2, 17-19

Passover 2020 will begin in the evening of Wednesday April 8, and ends in the evening of Thursday April 16

Passover is meant to be observed yearly according to the Jewish calendar.


 is celebrated on a Sunday according to the Gregorian calendar.  Malls advertise when the Easter Bunny will hop in so children can take pictures. A cadre of sugar filled treats in a basket are purchased. Hunts for Easter eggs are encouraged, and the line to pick-up a pre-ordered Honey Baked Ham is massive. The world is even encouraged to come celebrate the Day of the Rabbit. Oh, and let us not forget the new Easter outfit!   THIS HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH JESUS.

Well, what is the harm doing what everyone else does?  Proverbs 4:7 says Get Understanding.

Easter is a pagan celebration. The concept of an Easter Bunny is derived from a festival worshipping a Greek goddess. Giving children baskets filled with sweet treats can be viewed as Halloween in disguise. The egg was an offering in the Jewish Temple, and used as a symbol of mourning at a funeral.

It is written in John 19:31-33 that Jesus was hanged on a Friday and the next day was the Sabbath. Prior to his death in John 2:19, he prophesied he would raise his temple in three days. In Matthew 12:40 He said the Son of Man will be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights. Therefore, if we are truly celebrating Jesus’ resurrection it would not be on Sunday.

Futhermore, the only feast(s) in the Bible mentioned during spring, is Passover or the feast of weeks.

So why, are many feasting on Easter Sunday?