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Definition of Easter

Easter

  1. An annual church festival commemorating Christ's resurrection, and occurring on Sunday, the second day after Good Friday. It corresponds to the pasha or passover of the Jews, and most nations still give it this name under the various forms of pascha, pasque, paque, or pask.
  2. The day on which the festival is observed; Easter day.
  3. To veer to the east; -- said of the wind.

Easter Quotations

The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.
Basil Hume

I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration.
William P. Young

Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.
Janine di Giovanni

A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act.
Mahatma Gandhi

There is only one secure foundation: a genuine, deep relationship with Jesus Christ, which will carry you through any and all turmoil. No matter what storms are raging all around, you'll stand firm if you stand on His love.
Charles Stanley
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Easter Translations

easter in Afrikaans is Pase, Paasfees
easter in Dutch is Pasen
easter in German is Ostern
easter in Italian is pasqua
easter in Spanish is Pascua
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