10 Bible Verses about Easter at JulianaGordon.com

10 Bible Verses about Easter

10 Bible Verses about Easter at JulianaGordon.com

Jesus prophesied his death and resurrection

“Jesus answered them, ‘Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.’ The Jews then said, ‘It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and will you raise it up in three days?’ But he was speaking about the temple of his body. When therefore he was raised from the dead, his disciples remembered that he had said this, and they believed the Scripture and the word that Jesus had spoken.” John 2:19-22 ESV

Jesus willingly served the Father

“And he said, ‘Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Remove this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.’” Mark 14:36 ESV

People rallied against Jesus

“So he [Pilate] delivered him over to them to be crucified.” John 19:16 ESV

Jesus made the sacrifice for our sins

“There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, and Jesus between them.” John 19:18 ESV

Jesus forgave the very ones crucifying Him

“And Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.’ And they cast lots to divide his garments.” Luke 23:34 ESV

Jesus offered forgiveness even as He was dying

“And he said, ‘Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.’ And he said to him, ‘Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.’” Luke 23:42-43 ESV

Jesus died on the cross

“And Jesus cried out again with a loud voice and yielded up his spirit.” Matthew 27:50 ESV

Jesus was resurrected!

“He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.” Matthew 28:6 ESV

Jesus appeared to the disciples

“Jesus said to him, ‘Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.’” John 20:29 ESV

Jesus gave us work to do before He left this earth

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” Matthew 28:19-20 ESV

If you’d like to read more after reading these Bible verses about Easter, read How to Talk to Your Kids about Easter and Hope is on the Way.

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