The Last Supper, which took place hours before the Lord’s crucifixion—was a Seder (Passover observance). Previously, the feast’s symbols had only pointed back to the Hebrews’ redemption from Egypt. But that Thursday night, Jesus revealed the messianic significance of two symbols: bread and wine.
For the rest of our lives we are to be seeking to know more completely and more deeply all that God did in that six hour period of time when Christ was crucified, and we were with Him by the grace of God.
Easter Sunday marks the most dramatic moment in the Easter story: Jesus died for our sins… and then rose again. These Bible passages and quotes about the resurrection help us consider what happened on that momentous day when Jesus’ followers found his tomb empty.
The ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven is one of the most important events recorded in the New Testament. Usually we focus on the crucifixion and the resurrection. But the ascension is pivotal, especially in the writings of Luke.