This week is called by many names, Easter, Passover, but some prefer to call it Resurrection. I have no idea what Easter means, the dictionary called it a Pagan festival , another definition call it a Christian Festival. Let me make educated guesses. Pagan festival ? let us see, we can not help but think of the cross, which originated as punishment by what used to be pagan Rome but God used it to sacrifice His Son Jesus Christ. The cross became a symbol of our salvation or means to salvation.
Passover which is Jewish festival, which basically the sacrifice of animal(lamb) and marking the blood on the door posts and when the angel of death during Moses time sees the blood , he will spare the first born of the Jews.In Christian belief , Jesus is that lamb that was sacrificed, that when we identify with Jesus, His blood is placed on us, that God will "passover" us or be spared of death which is supposed to be the wages of our sins.
Resurrection or coming back from the dead is what Jesus showed giving us a promise that we too will live. Some people will argue that where is the proof. The proof is in our faith though we did not see Jesus with our physical eye. Our faith tells us that Jesus really existed and the Bible account about Him is true.
One more question who killed Jesus ? I used to believe the Jews and the Romans killed Him but what really killed Him is my sins and yours. He was crucified for our sins.
For these Jesus deserved to be worshipped and adored and we say Jesus is our Lord and Savior. Glory to God !!!