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About Easter

Easter is a festival celebrated by Christians to commemorate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In the New Testament of the Bible, this occurs on the third day of his burial by the Romans.

This is a holy festival for the Christians, which marks the Last Supper, Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Different traditions and customs are followed around the world to celebrate this holiday. Easter has been associated with egg hunting, hot cross buns, Easter Bunny, parades, etc. which is observed by both Christians and non-Christians.

Below are selected Bible Verses that you can share with family and friends this Easter.

Bible Verse: Matthew 16:21 (NIV)

Jesus Predicts His Death

21 From that time on Jesus began to explain to his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things at the hands of the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and on the third day be raised to life.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 16:21 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Mark 8:31 (NIV)

Jesus Predicts His Death

31 He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests and the teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise again.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Mark 8:31 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 17:22 (NIV)

Jesus Predicts His Death a Second Time

22 When they came together in Galilee, he said to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 17:22 (NIV)

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Bible Verse: Matthew 20:17-19 (NIV)

Jesus Predicts His Death a Third Time

17 Now Jesus was going up to Jerusalem. On the way, he took the Twelve aside and said to them, 18 “We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be delivered over to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death 19 and will hand him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and flogged and crucified. On the third day he will be raised to life!”

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 20:17-19 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:1-5 (NIV)

The Plot Against Jesus

1 When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he said to his disciples, 2 “As you know, the Passover is two days away—and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.” 3 Then the chief priests and the elders of the people assembled in the palace of the high priest, whose name was Caiaphas, 4 and they schemed to arrest Jesus secretly and kill him. 5“But not during the festival,” they said, “or there may be a riot among the people.”

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:1-5 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:10-13 (NIV)

Jesus Anointed at Bethany

10 Aware of this, Jesus said to them, “Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a beautiful thing to me. 11 The poor you will always have with you,[a] but you will not always have me. 12 When she poured this perfume on my body, she did it to prepare me for burial. 13 Truly I tell you, wherever this gospel is preached throughout the world, what she has done will also be told, in memory of her.”

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:10-13 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:14-16 (NIV)

Judas Agrees to Betray Jesus

14 Then one of the Twelve—the one called Judas Iscariot—went to the chief priests 15 and asked, “What are you willing to give me if I deliver him over to you?” So they counted out for him thirty pieces of silver. 16 From then on Judas watched for an opportunity to hand him over.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:14-16 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:27-29 (NIV)

The Last Supper

27 Then he took a cup, and when he had given thanks, he gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. 28 This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. 29 I tell you, I will not drink from this fruit of the vine from now on until that day when I drink it new with you in my Father’s kingdom.”

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:27-29 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:34 (NIV)

Jesus Predicts Peter’s Denial

34 “Truly I tell you,” Jesus answered, “this very night, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times.”

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:34 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:36-38 (NIV)

Gethsemane

36 Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, “Sit here while I go over there and pray.” 37 He took Peter and the two sons of Zebedee along with him, and he began to be sorrowful and troubled. 38 Then he said to them, “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death. Stay here and keep watch with me.”

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:36-38 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:47-49 (NIV)

Jesus Arrested

47 While he was still speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, arrived. With him was a large crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests and the elders of the people. 48 Now the betrayer had arranged a signal with them: “The one I kiss is the man; arrest him.” 49 Going at once to Jesus, Judas said, “Greetings, Rabbi!” and kissed him.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:47-49 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:57 (NIV)

Jesus Before the Sanhedrin

57 Those who had arrested Jesus took him to Caiaphas the high priest, where the teachers of the law and the elders had assembled.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:57 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 26:74-75 (NIV)

Peter Disowns Jesus

74 Then he began to call down curses, and he swore to them, “I don’t know the man!” Immediately a rooster crowed. 75 Then Peter remembered the word Jesus had spoken: “Before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 26:74-75 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 27:35-37 (NIV)

The Crucifixion of Jesus

35 When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots. 36 And sitting down, they kept watch over him there. 37 Above his head they placed the written charge against him: THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF JEWS.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 27:35-37 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 27:45-46 (NIV)

The Death of Jesus

45 From noon until three in the afternoon darkness came over all the land. 46 About three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 27:45-46 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 27:57 (NIV)

The Burial of Jesus

57 As evening approached, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who had himself become a disciple of Jesus.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 27:57 (NIV)

58 Going to Pilate, he asked for Jesus’ body, and Pilate ordered that it be given to him. 59 Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, 60 and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut out of the rock. He rolled a big stone in front of the entrance to the tomb and went away. 61 Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were sitting there opposite the tomb.

Bible Verse: Matthew 28:5-6 (NIV)

Jesus Has Risen

5 The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 28:5-6 (NIV)

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!
In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

Bible Verse: 1 Peter 1:3 (NIV)

Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ!
In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – 1 Peter 1:3 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Matthew 21:9 (NIV)

The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted,
“Hosanna to the Son of David!”
“Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”
“Hosanna in the highest heaven!”

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Matthew 21:9 (NIV)

Bible Verse: Mark 14:36 (NIV)

“Abba, Father,” he said, “everything is possible for you. Take this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.”

Bible Verses for Easter
Bible Verses for Easter – Mark 14:36 (NIV)

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