The Lord’s Resurrection
The miracle of Easter is that the Lord rose with His earthly body which He had made Divine. The Lord let His followers see that the tomb was empty and that He had risen so they could truly understand that He is not like any other person but is Divine.
- “Where the Lord Can Be Found” by Lorentz R. Soneson
The Easter story can help us know where to look for the Lord. We can see Him in the Word and in the beauty of nature.
- “Trying to Entomb the Lord” by Grant Odhner
This story teaches us that the Lord Jesus, who came to earth and touched us with His great love and wisdom, is more than just a man. He is our God, and He has all power.
- “The Lord’s Most Important Work” by Kurt Horigan Asplundh
This article discusses the Lord’s most important earthly work—called His glorification—and what it means for our lives today using clear illustrations from nature human experience.
Projects and activities for all ages
- Make an Easter Story Line (ages 8-14)
Make a story line reflecting your perspective on whether events surrounding the Lord’s resurrection are happy, sad, or “neutral.”
- Miracles of Easter Window Wheel (ages 6-12)
Color the pictures of Easter miracles and then assemble the wheel to view them one by one.
- For Reflection: Joy Comes in the Morning
Night pictures times when we are focused on ourselves, but morning pictures times when we invited the Lord into our lives.
- Imagine the Lord’s Joy! (ages 12-up)
The Lord’s followers were overjoyed when they realized that He had risen. We take joy in the Lord’s resurrection and His leading us all toward the happiness of heaven. But have we stopped to imagine the Lord’s joy? Here are six ways to consider the Lord’s joy.
- He Is Risen He Is Not Here Coloring Page by Robert Glenn
Print and display this lovely illustration of the angel telling the women that the Lord is risen.
- Picture the Lord’s Ascension (ages 5-10)
Let your little ones make their own picture of the Lord ascending into heaven.
- Children’s Prayers for Easter
“Lord, be with us as we celebrate the joy of Your rising on this Easter day.”
Each year, we celebrate the Lord’s resurrection on that beautiful Easter morning. But the Lord’s rising is not only something that happened two thousand years ago. It is also something that can happen in each one of our own lives when we look to the Lord Jesus Christ as our God and Savior. Each time we turn to the Lord, He can rise in our hearts with joy and blessings. This message of Easter morning is that the Lord is with us always.
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