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Easter is Passover, not Resurrection Sunday

The only annual feast that the apostles’ churches kept, as far as I can tell, is Passover. Over time, that has become Easter. I won’t concern myself with how it got to be Easter, whether there were pagan origins, etc. … Continue reading

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Easter or Resurrection Day? … Or Neither?

It doesn’t take much insight to realize that colored eggs and the Easter bunny have nothing to do with the original reason for “Easter.” It takes a little research to find out that the word Easter comes from the name … Continue reading

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Sunday and the Resurrection of Jesus

Today is Sunday. To the early Christians every Sunday was a celebration of the resurrection. On Sunday they would not kneel, and prayers were said with hands raised, which was the position of the cross to the early Christians. (Different … Continue reading

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Easter, Passover, Resurrection Day? What Is It?

I have read dozens of articles and sections of books that talk about the pagan origins of Easter. What about the Christian origins? From the very earliest times, the apostles’ churches celebrated the Passover each year. We know that there … Continue reading

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I repent …

… for ever thinking that God cares about cussing. Don’t get me wrong. There are more important things for me to repent for, and I’m doing that the best I know how. And cussing is childish, inconsiderate, and indicates either … Continue reading

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Polycarp, Anicetus, Popes, Tradition, the Passover, and Easter

From great to small, Christians were known for their bravery. Not just men, but women and children scorned the punishment of Roman persecutors, passing judgment on their judges by their joy in facing death, and knowing that every drop of blood they shed was seed. “The more often you mow us down, the more of us there are,” they would boast. Continue reading

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