As we celebrate Easter, it is important to highlight the symbolism of Easter in relation to our wellbeing. While we reflect on how the covid situation has adversely impacted so many people mentally, emotionally and physically let us briefly explore the meaning of Easter and how its symbolism connects our spirituality and wellbeing;
MEANING OF EASTER IN A NUTSHELL;
Easter is the season we remember the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ – We celebrate Easter because of what His death represents to us, and the significance of His resurrection to our wellbeing; He became the sacrificial lamb, ordained to die so that we may have live. He paid the ultimate price of a painful death so that we may receive abundant life; Consisting of Health & healing, Peace, Sound mind, Freedom and most importantly Salvation.
The vital key to these gracious gifts is only by believing and confessing His sacrificial act on the cross (Romans 10.9). The following scriptural verses buttress the significance of what Jesus Christ did and its benefit to us;
- Healing: He Himself took our sicknesses and carried our diseases (Matthew 8.17). I am the Lord who heals you (Exodus 15.26). He took away all our afflictions and made us well.
- Peace: He was wounded for our transgressions, the chastisement for our peace was on Him and by His stripes we are healed’ (Isaiah 53.5). Healing and peace is encompassing, this consists of every form of physical, mental and emotional health conditions, including addiction.