Every Christian country celebrates Easter – the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Christians believe that Jesus Christ – the son of God, died for their sins and returned to life three days later to fight death and evil. Easter is celebrated on Sunday. Here are some answers to the frequently asked questions concerning Easter celebration in Armenia.
1. What happens on Easter Day?
Christians celebrate Easter two days after Good Friday, the day of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. In Armenia, people go to church, lent, paint eggs, fight with the eggs, gather together to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. This year (2018) Easter is celebrated on the 1st of April.
2. What is Easter and why do we celebrate it?
Easter is a Christian holiday, the greatest holiday in the Christian world. Christians celebrate Easter, as it was unbelievable that Jesus Christ died and resurrected. Jesus died because of our sins and resurrected to protect as from devil. We celebrate it to thank Him for his sacrifice.
3. How do you figure out when Easter is?
Easter is celebrated nearly at the same time as he was killed. We know the date of His death as it was at the time of the Jewish Passover festival. Jewish Christians dated Easter celebrations to the Passover festival. As Jesus rose from the dead on Sunday, Easter Day became the first Sunday after Passover.
4. How long was Jesus on the cross before he died?
Jesus Christ was on the cross for about six hours. The crucifixion began at 9:00 A.M. Darkness began at 12:00 P.M. Jesus died at 3:00 P.M. Jesus’ trial ended at 6:00 A.M. His crucifixion began about three hours later, and He died about six hours after that.
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