15 Powerful Easter Quotes to Use in Your Church or Home

Easter quotes

Maybe your church is looking for Easter quotes for church signs this time of year? We’ve got you covered! Or use these Easter quotes for a sermon to add a dash of spice. Try any of these 15 powerful Easter quotes.

Easter Quotes

Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.
~ Clarence W. Hall


We live and die; Christ died and lived!
~ John Stott

Do not abandon yourselves to despair: We are the Easter people, and Hallelujah is our song.
~ Pope John Paul II

Christ has not only spoken to us by his life, but has also spoken for us by his death.
~ Soren Kierkegaard

Easter quotes

If Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.
~ 1 Corinthians 15:14

Jesus did not die on the cross just so we could live comfortable, well-adjusted lives. His purpose is far deeper: He wants to make us like himself before he takes us to heaven. This is our greatest privilege, our immediate responsibility and our ultimate destiny.
~ Rick Warren

Easter quotes

Our old history ends with the cross; our new history begins with the resurrection.
~ Watchman Nee

Easter is always the answer to “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me!”
~ Madeleine L’Engle

We must not forget that it wasn’t the Jews that put him on the cross, and it wasn’t the Romans. It was my sins, it was your sins, the sins of this world.
~ Franklin Graham

A dead Christ I must do everything for; a living Christ does everything for me.
~ Andrew Murray

Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, “Christ is risen,” but, “I shall rise.”
~ Phillips Brooks

Easter quotes


“I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me, though he may die, he shall live. And whoever lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”
~ Jesus Christ – John 11:25, 26

Anonymous but Powerful Easter Quotes

It wasn’t nails that held him to the cross but his love for you and me.

Easter is the time to rejoice and be thankful for the gift of life, love, and joy.

Earth’s saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart.

1 cross + 3 nails = 4 given

He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities, and by his wounds we are healed.

It’s not about the bunny, it’s about the Lamb.

Jesus didn’t say “I am finished.” He said, “It is finished.” He was just getting started.

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