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Passover or Easter?

Easter is the greatest of all "Christian" observances, closely followed by Christmas. It supposedly celebrates the resurrection of Christ. WHY, then, did Paul command the Gentile Christians to "show the Lord's DEATH" till He come? Jesus Christ Himself celebrated His famous "Last Supper," with His disciples, proclaiming that a bit of unleavened bread represented His body; that a sip of wine represented His shed blood. This was in commemoration of His DEATH for the sins of all mankind. Why is there no command anywhere in the Bible to celebrate His resurrection? Why did not the apostles celebrate it? Is the "Passover" only "Jewish," and therefore not Christian? Should Christians observe Easter? Does the Bible command Easter observance? You will be astonished at the answers! Here, from the pages of your own Bible is the PLAIN TRUTH about EASTER and the Passover!

Following are a number of resources, each designed to show Passover as God's commanded observance and Easter to be a man-made day based in paganism

In the fourteenth day of the first month at even is the LORD's passover. –Lev 23:5

And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, and blessed it, and brake it, and gave it to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body.  And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins. –Matt 26:26-28

Video TV Program: "Easter or Passover?"
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Booklet: "Should Christians Observe Easter or the Passover?"

Booklet: "The Passover - Is It For Christians?"

Sound Bite: "3 Days and 3 Nights"
TV Program: "The Resurrection was not on Sunday"
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Lesson 10 of our Bible Course:
Annual Holy Days

TV Program: (audio)
"Is Easter a Pagan Observance?"

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21st Century Watch: "Ishtar, Ashtureth, Oestara, Astarte, by Any Other Name..Easter"
Bible Doctrine Index:  Holy Days
Church Doctrine:  Annual Holy Days
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