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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Easter

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 5, 2013

ብሪክ ትንሳዔ / A Blessed Pasha

Reblogged from April 5, 2012

Easter1Ethiopian Orthodox Christians celebrate Easter anywhere from a week to two weeks after the western Church (sometimes, they occur at the same time, due to the vagaries of the Eastern Orthodox calendar, which Ethiopians follows). Fasika (Easter) follows eight weeks of fasting from meat and dairy. On Easter Eve, Ethiopian Christians participate in an hours-long church service that ends around 3 a.m., after which they break their fast and celebrate the risen Christ.

Source: Time Magazine

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THE SEVEN WORDS OF JESUS ON THE CROSS

THE FIRST WORD

“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.” Gospel of Luke 23:34

THE SECOND WORD

“Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” Gospel of Luke 23:43

THE THIRD WORD

“Jesus said to his mother: “Woman, this is your son”. Then he said to the disciple: “This is your mother.” Gospel of John 19:26-27

THE FOURTH WORD

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34

THE FIFTH WORD

“I thirst” Gospel of John 19:28

THE SIXTH WORD

When Jesus had received the wine, he said,
“It is finished”; and he bowed his head and handed over the spirit.
Gospel of John 19:30

THE SEVENTH WORD

Jesus cried out in a loud voice,
“Father, into your hands I commend my spirit”
Gospel of Luke 23:46

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