Easter

Christians’ Answer on Easter to Jesus’ Question, ‘But Who Do You Say that I Am?’

Christians celebrate Easter today, marking what their faith considers the turning point of history: that Jesus Christ paid the penalty for sin by his death on a cross on Good Friday, and God showed that this sacrifice forever justified those who believe by raising Jesus from the dead, highlighting a historical debate of a “trilemma” over a question Jesus asked 2,000 years ago.

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - August 12: ( MANDATORY CREDIT Bill Tompkins/Getty Images ) Garden Tomb Stone on August 12th, 1965 in Jerusalem. (Photo by Bill Tompkins/Getty Images)

Christians in Lands of Persecution Fear Attacks on Easter

Christians living in countries hostile to Christianity often face increased fears for their personal safety in the run-up to the Easter holiday, Mike Gore, the CEO of Open Doors Australia and New Zealand (an organization that aids persecuted Christians) wrote in an op-ed for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) on Thursday.

Christians faithfuls hold signs as they march on the streets of Abuja during a prayer and penance for peace and security in Nigeria in Abuja on March 1, 2020. - The Catholic Bishops of Nigeria gathered faithfuls as well as other Christians and other people to pray for security and …

Christians Observe Good Friday 2022 — ‘The Place Called The Skull, There They Crucified Him’

Christians worldwide are observing Good Friday today, the solemn anniversary of Jesus of Nazareth being executed on a wooden cross on a hill outside the walls the Jerusalem in Israel in the year A.D. 30. This is one of the two pivotal days of Holy Week, with the other being Easter Sunday. Christians believe that this was an act of sacrifice of a perfect and sinless person who died in the place of imperfect people to pay for their sins, securing eternal salvation for them.

Three crosses are seen after neighbours of Hiendelaencia performed the reenactment of Christ's suffering on March 25, 2016 in Hiendelaencina, Spain. The 140 village's residents celebrate every year on Good Friday a reenactment of Christ's suffering before being nailed to the cross Hiendelaencina's inhabitants use their own funds to make …