Topic: Easter

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FREE Easter Prep Resources for Kids and Adults

Resurrection Sunday is still a few months away (April 16, to be exact), but what if your church took extra time this spring to focus on Jesus’ Passion? Setting aside time during the six weeks leading up to Easter Sunday can really help your worshippers personalize Jesus’ life and sacrifice in their hearts. How will…

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The Passion Story ParadoxA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This Easter season, CTA invites you to focus on God’s everlasting love. It’s a remarkable, undying love that brought us forgiveness through Jesus on that first Resurrection Day. Today’s devotion is an entry from the A Love That Never Dies devotional prayer journal. This devotion book, based on Jeremiah 31:3, takes readers through the forty…

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A Love That Never DiesActivity kit for the Classroom

New for 2017, CTA has created the A Love That Never Dies family activity kit to celebrate the Lenten season. The kit includes 48 prayer sticks with questions and activities for parents and kids to think about together. But even though it’s called a “family activity kit,” there are a few impactful ways to use it…

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Sin Knows No StrangersA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: It’s hard to believe, but the Easter season is right around the corner—Ash Wednesday is March 1. Just like in the past, CTA is offering seven FREE sermon outlines to help you prepare your worshipers for Resurrection Day. This year, the theme is A Love That Never Dies, based on Jeremiah 31:3. You’ll find the second…

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The Palm Branch ParadeA free devotion for kids

Editor’s note: Today’s devotion is slightly adapted from a family devotion that accompanies the A Love That Never Dies family activity kit. CTA has written six FREE, reproducible Easter devotions just like this one. You can send them home for families to use in their personal devotions, use them in your Sunday school, or make them part of your Easter outreach…

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An Everlasting LoveA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: This Easter season, we invite you to consider God’s everlasting love for us. It’s a love that led him to give us a costly gift—the life of his Son. Today’s devotion is the first entry from the A Love That Never Dies devotional prayer journal. This devotion book takes readers through the forty days…

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God’s Everlasting LoveA free devotion for this week’s meetings

Editor’s note: Happy New Year! It’s hard to believe, but the Easter season is right around the corner—Ash Wednesday is March 1. Just like in the past, CTA is offering seven FREE sermon outlines to help you prepare your worshipers for Resurrection Day. This year, the theme is A Love That Never Dies, based on Jeremiah 31:3….

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Christ Is Risen! an Easter prayer

Editor’s note: This Easter prayer was written many decades ago by a faithful pastor, Walter E. Schuette, who has since gone to be with the Lord. His meditation on Jesus’ Easter sacrifice speaks powerfully to many of us at CTA and we hope it speaks to you, too! Read Matthew 28:1–15 and focus on the…

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The End of Starting Overa free Easter devotion for kids

Before you begin, write the words “The End” on one sheet of paper and the words “Start Over” on a second sheet. To begin, hold up your “The End” card and ask the children to read it. Think how often we say and think words like “the end” each day. We scoop the last spoonful…

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Joy!a free Easter devotion for this week’s meetings

Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! For centuries, in fact, for two thousand years, Christians have been sharing this joyful message with one another. In every language on earth, all year round, and most especially at Eastertime, we speak, sing, and even shout it: Christ is risen! Alleluia! It’s really true! But that creates…

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