Why We Celebrate

Why We Celebrate Easter Sermon Illustration

There is already protocol in place for when the Queen of England passes away. One of the more interesting details is that the BBC will suspend all comedy programing for 12 days after her death. There will be no laughing in England. Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/business/media-and-marketing/for-the-beeb- the-death-of-queen-elizabeth-will-be-no-joke-1.2244460. If you love your leader, you’ll mourn their death. If you hated your leader, you’ll likely celebrate their death. However, with the death Jesus everything is backwards. Those who love King Jesus do not observe his death with mourning but with celebration. They know it’s not final. They know it means victory. Now, there is much joy around his death because we have his resurrection.