EASTER SUNRISE SERVICES BEFORE Jesus’ Birth? – Gerhard O Marx – Plain Truth Magazine
Here is the surprising story of how a pagan festival came to be regarded as a Christian holiday. Have you ever wondered what colored eggs have to do with the death of Jesus Christ? And what Easter rabbits and “hot-cross” buns have to do with a supposed Sunday resurrection? How did a Christian world come to accept and celebrate what were at one time pagan religious traditions? Let’s pull back the curtain of time and see, at this season, how and why these strange customs became part of today’s religious heritage.
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