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John Calvin puts forward a very simple reason why love is the greatest gift: “Because faith and hope are our own: love is diffused among others.” In other words, faith and hope benefit the possessor, but love always benefits another. In John 13:34–35 Jesus says, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Love always requires an “other” as an object; love cannot remain within itself, and that is part of what makes love the greatest gift.

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What is the Significance of The 8 Days of Easter?

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Holy Week spans from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday. Do you know what happened on the days leading up to the crucifixion and after? Russ Ramsey, pastor and author, has written a helpful article for The Gospel Coalition titled “Easter Week in Real Time.”When we celebrate Christmas there is a merrier tone, but when we celebrate Easter (though we should be glad in our hearts) there should be a more serious tone. We need to understand the cost of our happiness and the great sacrifice that made it possible. Following are the eight days of Easter explained in more detail, which will hopefully help your observance of Easter be more meaningful this year.

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theogrit

Thanks, thread-starting News Feeder. I do appreciate when the religious things we do are ripe with understanding.

I'm likely unique here in being one who doesn't follow a Church calendar with religious intent, apart from Sunday. I'm sure, however, that most would agree that Easter (or Holy Week), perhaps more reverently termed Pascha (Pasch) or Resurrection Sunday, is somewhat an amalgam of the Biblical Feast days of Passover (or Pesach), which is 7-8 days, and a subsequent 'fulfilment' or 'completion' in the Catholic Holy Week leading up to Resurrection Sunday. Many Christian of course reflect upon the pattern established in Judaism, whose actual events and redemptive symbols we find mirrored and fulfilled through Christ.

 

I've always appreciated when these two traditions can at least meet-up on the Gregorian Calendar most of us use today, rather than following the tradition somewhat resolved at the First Council of Nicaea in 325 AD, translating into Christian celebration of Easter as the first Sunday after the first full Moon after the Vernal Equinox, thus forming Holy Week as the week prior.

 

In some Reformed (Protestant) tradition, which providentially is the one I'm in, both the Jewish holidays and the Catholic holidays are discarded, for want of a better term, as completed solely through the redemptive work of Christ and celebrated in concert with Jesus' resurrection on Sunday.

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reformed baptist

I'm a baptist so when it comes to the christian calendar I'm all for the feasts (but don't like the fasts) - So pancake day, Easter, Christmas - YES! Lent - oh no!

 

 

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I'm a baptist so when it comes to the christian calendar I'm all for the feasts (but don't like the fasts) - So pancake day, Easter, Christmas - YES! Lent - oh no!

 

 

So that's on top of Baptist "Pot Luck" Sunday afternoons? :RpS_lol:

 

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So that's on top of Baptist "Pot Luck" Sunday afternoons? :RpS_lol:

 

We are hyper spiritual so we call them 'faith teas'

 

We trust God that he he will lay on a person heart to do desert :RpS_lol:

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So you're thinking there's no point to dunking doughnut holes. :RpS_wink:

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So you're thinking there's no point to dunking doughnut holes. :RpS_wink:

 

the hole point of them is lost on me :RpS_laugh:

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