We receive a lot of different questions about Easter and Jesus’ resurrection. Rather than focusing on any one particular question, we thought it would be more helpful for us to give you the list of our most frequently asked questions related to Easter. Whether or not you choose to celebrate Easter, rejoice with us that Jesus was resurrected. Without the resurrection of Jesus, we would all still be dead in our sins (1 Corinthians 15:12-19).

What is Good Friday / Holy Friday?

What is Holy Saturday?

What is Easter Sunday?

What is Easter Monday?

What are the origins of Easter? Should we even be celebrating Easter?

How is the date for Easter determined?

What is the origin of the Easter bunny and Easter eggs?

Why should I believe in Christ’s resurrection?

Why is the resurrection of Christ important?

Was Jesus crucified on a Friday? If so, how did He spend three days in the tomb if He was resurrected on Sunday?

Where was Jesus for the 3 days between His death and resurrection?

Did Jesus go to hell between His death and resurrection?

How can you prove Christ’s resurrection?

What are the last seven sayings of Christ and what do they mean?

Should Christians celebrate Passover?

What is the Via Dolorosa?

Can the various resurrection accounts from the four Gospels be harmonized?

What is the significance of the triumphal entry?

What is the importance of the empty tomb?

What is Pascha?

What is Tenebrae? What is a Tenebrae service?

What are holy days?

What is Maundy Thursday / Holy Thursday?

What is Palm Sunday?

What is Passion Week?

What is the meaning of Lent?

What is Ash Wednesday?

What is the origin of Fat Tuesday and Mardi Gras?

What is Shrove Tuesday?

Recommended Resources: The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus by Gary Habermas and Logos Bible Software.

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