Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The Cross, the Egg, and the Lamb

"Look up from earth, O weary souls,"
Sweet Easter angels sing, 
"Jesus the Lord is risen indeed,
Of men and angels king."
Greeting from an Antique Postcard

When Jesus was crucified, the cross was a symbol of suffering.  
After the resurrection of Christ,
the cross became a symbol of Jesus' victory over death.

The colorful eggs that are associated with Easter 
are a symbol of the rock tomb out of which Christ emerged
to the new life of His Resurrection.

The lamb is the most significant symbol of the Easter holiday
since the lamb is said to represent Christ --
The Lamb of God.

Wishing you a Blessed Easter!

Until next time, live and love well.

Sharing Easter greetings at these events:
What's It Wednesday at Ivy and Elephants
Share Your Cup at Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson
Anything Blue Friday at The Dedicated House

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Red Rose Alley said...

There is only one thing to say about your beautiful post today.......PERFECT.

Happy Easter, dear friend of mine.

~Sheri at Red Rose Alley

Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Hi Debra! Once again, a beautiful post with gorgeous postcards! You and I had the same idea with symbols and all. Come see me and have a blessed Easter! Gina

Sue said...

A Joyous, Best Easter Wishes to you and your family. The 1st card is my favorite today.

Red Rose Alley said...

I love how you came up with your blog name, thank your for sharing. We talk to our dear friends every day, and it's nice to know what their blog name means to them. I'm so glad you visited today.

Diane said...

Your Easter cards are lovely. Thanks for stopping by for a visit and Happy Easter to you as well!

Elena said...

A very beautiful post. I just love your victorian cards and the symbols of Easter. Have a blessed Easter!

Jonell w Harrison said...

Am following..thank you for leaving me a note at Like Gramma's House..am getting aquainted with your blog...visit when you can/.


Wendy@Once upon a rose haven said...

Happy Easter to you and yours! Such a beautiful post!

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

I love this beautiful post Debra. The postcard gave such a wonderful Easter blessing. Thanks for sharing with SYC.

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