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Easter, Passover, or Resurrection Day
No matter what you call it, many Christians, bi-annual "Christians" and non-Christians will attend some sort of service Sunday. Many will do so out of mere tradition, some because they were invited by some family member and others because they are commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
After services, some families will spend time together eating lamb (in a symbol of the passover, sacrificial lamb that Jesus represented), or some will have ham. Pork is traditionally an "unclean" food for Jews but Jesus came to fulfill the Law and bring mercy, grace, and salvation, thus eating what was once forbidden symbolizes freedom (see Acts 10:9-16).
Of course, some families; Christian and non-Christian will engage in egg coloring, egg hunts, and eating of lots and lots of candy.
Some Christians find everything about this day to be repulsive, either due to the connection to fertility symbols of rabbits and eggs, or the utter commercialism, or the general lack of any command or early Christian tradition to observe this day. But yet still, this day brings a unique opportunity for Christians to discuss Christ with people who would otherwise not be receptive.
Whatever your family does or doesn't do to commemorate the resurrection of Christ Jesus, let me offer an amen to the FACT that He is risen!
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