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The church Pastor is giving the children his yearly Easter Children’s Sermon. Three of the children are more vocal than the rest.

The Pastor asks the first child, “WHAT IS EASTER?”

The child replies, “Oh, that’s easy, it’s the holiday in November when everyone gets together, eats turkey, and are thankful.”

“That’s Thanksgiving, not Easter”, replies the Pastor, and proceeds to ask the second child.

The second child replies, “No, Easter is the holiday in December when we put up a nice tree, exchange presents, and celebrate the birth of…….. of Jesus.”

The pastor looks at the second child, says, “It is about Jesus, but that is Christmas, not Easter.” He looks at the third child and asks, “WHAT IS EASTER?”

The third child smiles and looks the pastor in the eye.

“I know what Easter is. Easter is the Christian holiday that coincides with the Jewish celebration of Passover. Jesus and his disciples were eating at the last supper and Jesus was later deceived and turned over to the Romans by one of his disciples. The Romans took him to be crucified and he was stabbed in the side, made to wear a crown of thorns, and was hung on a cross. He was buried in a nearby cave which was sealed off by a large boulder. Every year the boulder is moved aside so that Jesus can come out, and if he sees his shadow there will be six more weeks of winter.”

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