need help about the easter story.

i need some facts about the easter story for my child and i do not know about it. so please help me.

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Maundy Thursday - also called Holy Thursday, is the beginning of the three day celebration of Easter - the most important time in the year for Christians. This period ('The Triduum') is one big celebration, remembering the last supper, the crucifixion and the death of Jesus, and the Resurrection to new life. Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles. The Last Supper On this day, Christians remember the Last Supper. During the meal Jesus took bread and wine and shared them with his disciples. Christians continue to share bread and wine as part of their worship in church. The Last Supper was probably a Passover meal
chloe
05 April 2011
It is claimed that Judas would receive 30 pieces of silver for telling the Temple Guards who Jesus was and betrayed him by indicating who he was by kissing him on the cheek.
chloe
05 April 2011
They took Jesus to a man named Caiaphas, he was the high priest (he made a lot of decisions) They were trying to find a reason to arrest Jesus, but found it difficult to accuse him of anything. Finally Caiaphas asked Jesus if he was the Son of God. When Jesus replied that He was, he was arrested for blasphemy.
chloe
05 April 2011
Very early in the morning, the soldiers brought Jesus to Pilate, the Roman governor at the time. Pilate asked Jesus, "Are you the king of the Jews?" Jesus replied, "Yes, I am." This was unacceptable to the leaders and caused a great deal of fear and concern. Pilate listened to the complaints of the people that brought Jesus, but he couldn't find any reason to punish Him. Pilate questioned Jesus, but Jesus did little to defend himself knowing that he had done nothing wrong. Pilate called together the chief priests, the rulers, and the people and said to them, "I have talked to Jesus, and I find no reason to kill Him." After they heard that all the people shouted, "We want Jesus! Release Barabbas instead!" Barabbas had been in jail because he had killed someone, and the people wanted him to be free, and Jesus to be punished. ( The chief priests had spread lies about Jesus, so that they would be afraid of Him, and want to kill Him). Pilate wanted to let Jesus go, so he tried to talk to the people but they didn't let him. They just kept shouting, "Crucify Him! Crucify Him!" Pilate tried again, yelling, "What has Jesus done wrong? I can punish Him but then I must let Him go, He doesn't deserve to die!" But the people just shouted louder to crucify Jesus and Pilate wanted to avoid a riot so he freed Barabbas and sent Jesus to die. The soldiers led Jesus into the palace and made Him put on an old royal robe and they twisted together a crown of thorns to put on His head. Then they made fun of Him and said, "Hail, king of the Jews." They didn't understand that He was a king, that's why they made fun of Him. Next the soldiers led Jesus toward a hill called Golgotha. They made Him carry the cross on His back, but Jesus couldn't carry it the whole way, he fell down. The soldiers had whipped His back and it hurt so much that Jesus couldn't handle the weight of the cross on His shoulders. A man named Simon happened to be near Jesus when He fell, and the soldiers grabbed him, and made him carry the cross the rest of the way. The soldiers offered Jesus wine mixed with myrrh. This was supposed to help make it less painful, but Jesus refused to have any. When they reached the top of the hill they nailed Jesus to the cross. There were three crosses, Jesus was in the middle and there was a criminal on His right and on His left. Pilate made a sign to be put on the cross. It read what He was being punished for: Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews. Jesus ignored the people, but He did see his mother, his aunt, and some other women he knew.. Then Jesus saw one of his disciples close to his mother, and he said, "Mother here is your son, and friend here is your mother." Jesus couldn't say to much, he was very weak. But he wanted his friend, the disciple to be like a son to his mother, and take care of her. And from that day on he did. Later, Jesus could not handle the pain any longer and He said, "It is finished." That is when Jesus bowed His head and died. Suddenly, a huge curtain that hung at the temple was torn in half, from top to bottom. And a man that had wanted Jesus to die saw all of this and he said, "Surely this man was the Son of God!"
chloe
05 April 2011
on Good Friday Christians remember the day that Jesus was crucified. They celebrate it because they believe that Jesus died in order to relieve the sins of humanity and enable believers to go to heaven.
chloe
05 April 2011
very impressive
shaunattutorhub
05 April 2011
After Jesus died a man named Joseph (from a place called Arimathea) put Jesus in his tomb that nobody had ever used. Before Joseph left, he and some men rolled a large heavy stone in front of the tomb. Mary and Mary Magdalene had waited a day to see Jesus, because they couldn't go on a Sunday (it was a day of rest). They made spices and oils as a sign of respect to Jesus, and went very early the next morning to go see Jesus' body. As they were just about at the tomb the earth suddenly shook and an angel came down from heaven. He easily rolled away the stone at the entrance of the tomb and sat on top of it. There had been guards watching the tomb so no one would steal Jesus' body. When they saw the angel they fell over and they couldn't move or speak because they were so afraid. Then the angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid. I know you are looking for Jesus who has died. But He isn't here; He has risen just as He said He would! Come and see for yourself, the tomb is empty." Then the angel spoke again, "If you want to find Jesus He's on his way to Galilee." So the women hurried away. As they were running down the path they turned a corner, and there was Jesus. "Greetings," He said. The ladies fell at His feet and worshiped him. Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid. Go and tell my disciples to come to Galilee, that is where they will see me." The disciples came to Galilee, and had heard by this time that Jesus was alive. They were sitting around talking about it, when Jesus walked into the room and said to them, "Peace be with you." The disciples immediately stopped talking. Even though they had heard He was alive, they were shocked to see Him standing there with them. Jesus said to them, "Why do you like at me like you've just seen a ghost? Why don't you believe what you're seeing? Look at the scars in my hands and feet. It is really me! Touch me and see, I am not a ghost but a real person." The disciples mouths were open in amazement because they still didn't know what to think. They were so full of joy, and yet it was so impossible. Jesus understood what they were thinking, so He said, "This is what I told you would happen, that everything must happen that has already been written in the Bible." Jesus had told the disciples when they had the Last Supper together. They took the bread at communion and Jesus said, 'this is my body which I have given to you...' but the disciples hadn't understood what it really meant. Then Jesus told them, "You have seen these things that have happened, so stay in the city and soon I am going to give you what God has promised you, the Holy Spirit.
chloe
05 April 2011
On Easter Sunday Christians celebrate Jesus coming back from the dead.
chloe
05 April 2011
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