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Christians nationwide celebrate Easter Sunday

Christians nationwide celebrate Easter Sunday

"Over 70 people were killed as a suicide bomber blew himself up on Easter Sunday previous year trend has changed".

"For all Catholics in the Rio GrandeValley, Easter Sunday is the day the church calls us together to celebrate what God has done for us along with the renewal of our baptismal promises".

He also urged Christians and the generality of the people to "pray for peace and prosperity in the country let the story of Easter "give new meaning to our hearts and new direction to our lives".

Recognising the celebrations, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak took to Twitter today to wish Christians in the country a "Happy Easter".

"On Easter Sunday, we have an increase, maybe a 40-50 percent increase over typical Sunday".

The senior Pastor of Shelter of Glory Church, Makurdi, the Benue state capital, King Omudu, gave the charge during the Sunday Easter service.

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McMaster pointed to dual US goals of defeating the Islamic State group and removing Assad from power. It prompted President Donald Trump to order a missile strike on an airfield held by the regime.

"Easter is the celebration of Jesus' resurrection from the dead after his crucifixion on Calvary". I love remembering all the times we did that as a family and seeing the younger generation discover the satisfaction in making an egg the "perfect" color with the "perfect" design and learning how to dye an egg with three colors all looking flawless.

It's just one day in the calendar year, but a day that affects us in every way, which is one more reason I really love Easter.

Easter is, by far, the most-attended Sunday of the year for many US churches, according to LifeWay Research, a Southern Baptist research center.

Christian families in Kolkata had started preparing for Easter on the morning of Holy Saturday itself.

"I will talk about the way we proclaim Good Friday, and the rebirth of Christian faith in the Lord's victory over death on Easter morning", Becker said.

"Through Christ's passion, his burial in the tomb and his glorious resurrection, we come to realize the enormity of the Lord's sacrifice for us". God's blessings and graces await each of us, but we must do our part to receive them.


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