Easter

EASTER 2019

EASTER 2019 Easter is celebrated at different times in different countries, but in Scandinavia where I live, the week of Easter starts the same day as this comes out. The six weeks before Easter are often called a time of fasting. Some people avoid eating certain food that is considered to be unnecessary. Others avoid eating for several days, a few for forty days. Those with a full fasting need to drink and take certain vitamins. I was at a place where they restrained from sugar over a period ... (read more)

WE CAN CELEBRATE EASTER THE ENTIRE YEAR.

WE CAN CELEBRATE EASTER THE ENTIRE YEAR!   Most of us have just celebrated Easter while some countries celebrate Easter a little bit later. It depends on the calendar they use. Easter was celebrated by the Jews long before Jesus was born. They called it Pesach and it was in memory of the exodus of Egypt and the slavery there. The Bible calls it the feast of the unleavened bread. Yeast was a symbol of sin and they baked a bread out of flour and water. We Christians are celebrating Easter ... (read more)

THE EASTER OF 2015

THE EASTER OF 2015.     We are in the middle of Easter now. Some is calling it the quiet week. In my homeland, Norway, many people take a long vacation and they go to the mountains or far away to a warmer country. If you come to Norway as a tourist during this time, you might experience Norway as boring and many things are closed due to the holidays. Many are happy to get free from work, but most people forget the reason for celebrating Easter. Why do we celebrate Easter? Before I ... (read more)

CHRIST CRUCIFIED, DEAD AND BURIED. CHRIST THE RISEN ONE.

CHRIST CRUCIFIED, DEAD AND BURIED. CHRIST THE RISEN ONE!     We are in the middle of Easter when this comes out. Easter is in my opinion the most important holiday. At the same time we must remember that without Christmas, there wouldn’t be any Easter. The most important man in history was born then. I do not want to minimize Pentecost either since we would have been very helpless without the support of The Holy Spirit. I would still say that Easter is my holiday. Easter is a ... (read more)