Grandpa wanted to see how much his 4-year-old granddaughter knew about the Easter story. He put her on his lap and asked, “Julie, why do we celebrate Easter?” Without hesitating, she said, “Jesus was crucified. After He died, His body was put into a grave. They rolled a big stone in front of the opening. A bunch of soldiers guarded the tomb. On the third day, there was a big earthquake, and the stone rolled away.”
Grandpa was pleased with how much his granddaughter knew about the Easter story, but then she continued. “When the earthquake happened, the entire town came out by the grave. If Jesus came out and saw His shadow, they knew there would be six more weeks of winter!” (Brian Bill, “The Case for Christ: His Resurrection”)
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