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A very special day

I’m writing this six days before Easter Sunday and looking forward to that very special day. As near as it can be calculated, it is the actual anniversary of the great event. Jesus was executed during the Jewish Festival of Passover and rose three days later.


Easter not Christmas

Most people in the UK don’t make a great deal of Easter these days.  Christmas is a much bigger event:  cards, presents, trees, decorations, special services, days of feasting.  Compared with that, Easter is quite low profile.  That’s true for us as a church too.  Yes, we hold a service on Good Friday.  Yes, we sing hymns about the resurrection on Easter Sunday.  Some of us may eat hot cross buns and give the children Easter eggs.  But we don’t spend weeks preparing, planning, celebrating the way we do for Christmas.  Compared …

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