Then they were given to the children as gifts. The Saviour cares so much for his people that he enters and transforms their lives, and numbers every hair on their heads.
It is the week of Easter, the happiest time of the year. You can check out all the Easter factoids the personal finance site found in the infographic below.
The story of the Easter Bunny is thought to have become popular during the 1800s. But that's not what Easter's really about. He proved it not only by His miraculous deeds, but by His resurrection from the dead.
"The Journey: From Death to Life" will feature a combination of live performance and film clips, with prominent scenes featuring the Nativity, the thieves in prison with Barabbas as well as with Jesus at the crucifixion, and heaven, where the thief who accepted Jesus on the cross will meet Him again. Now, it is up to us to accept by faith what Christ did for us.
But for the women on that first Easter it started very differently.
While Christians observe on Good Friday Jesus Christ's suffering and death on the cross of the Lord, they also celebrate His resurrection on Sunday, which has made Easter Sunday one of the most well-attended Sunday services at the church.
This is why our hope is born from Christ's transformation of death into life, he said, explaining that in the same way Jesus transforms our own sin into forgiveness, "our death into the resurrection, our fear into confidence".
Lindsay Louw, a father of two girls, aged 4 and 8, said he tried to keep it as simple as possible.
CATHOLICS were reminded anew by the church to attend the liturgical celebrations of the Sacred Easter Triduum from Maundy Thursday to Black Saturday.
"Nowhere in the Bible does it say that we should give Easter eggs". Or have we forgotten this commitment?
Lindsay with his daugthers Lusi and Ali.
I was five years old when I walked into my mother's bedroom and told her I wanted to give my life to Christ. He said that they were turning what was a place of worship into a "den of thieves". Therefore, Jesus continued, anyone who believes in him "will never die". He also instituted what we call The Lord's Supper at that time.
"Some of us are unfortunate because we don't get to be with our families".