Sentence Examples


  • There is no indication of the observance of the Easter festival in the New Testament, or in the writings of the apostolic Fathers.
  • She twisted in her chair to see a man near the dark windows whose eyes were the color of her bright purple Easter dress.
  • EASTER, the annual festival observed throughout Christendom in commemoration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
  • He says: "The apostles had no thought of appointing festival days, but of promoting a life of blamelessness and piety"; and he attributes the observance of Easter by the church to the perpetuation of an old usage, "just as many other customs have been established."
  • Although the observance of Easter was at a very early period the practice of the Christian church, a serious difference as to the day for its observance soon arose between the Christians of Jewish and those of Gentile descent, which led to a long and bitter controversy.
 

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