The Best Christian Movies for Easter

The Best Christian Movies for Easter

Christian Movies as Easter Gifts

The best Christian movies for Easter make awesome presents since they teach valuable lessons about this important holiday and they can be watched over and over again. These classic Easter movies include:

The Robe (1953) features Marcellus Gallio as the Roman military tribune in charge of the soldiers who crucify Jesus. He wins Jesus’ robe after a dice game and begins to experience the effects of this garment on his life.

Risen (2016) is set in 33 AD and is seen through the eyes of the battle-weary, Roman centurion Clavus who is given the task of investigating the disappearance of the body of Jesus Christ after His crucifixion and finding the body. It shows his need to understand who Jesus was and how he could have risen from the dead.

The Passion of the Christ (2004) depicts the suffering that Jesus Christ experienced in the last 12 hours of his life. This powerful film shows what Jesus did for the salvation of mankind as it graphically displays the events of Jesus trial, torture, crucifixion and resurrection. This classic film is directed by Mel Gibson and thought it is in the biblical languages of Aramaic, Hebrew and Latin, it is the highest grossing Christian movie of all time.

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The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965) portrays the life of Jesus from His birth in a manger in Bethlehem to His baptism and last supper, crucifixion and miraculous resurrection. This lengthy epic which is based on a 1947 Gospel radio series, also includes miracles of Jesus like the raising of Lazarus.

The Jesus Film (1979) chronicles the life of Jesus Christ from His miraculous birth to His crucifixion and resurrection. This docudrama is mainly based from the Gospel of Luke and it is a wonderful film for the whole family since it can be watched by children of all ages. This classic Christian film is the most translated and watched film in the world. 

Son of God (2014) chronicles the life of Jesus Christ from his birth through His ministry to His death and resurrection.

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The Gospel of John (2003) which is also referred to as “The Visual Bible” narrates the story of the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ as told by His disciple John. It reveals the compassion that fueled His ministry. 

The Gospel According to Matthew (1964) chronicles the ministry of Jesus Christ which included teaching parables. It also explains the effects of His teachings which included being followed by many and experiencing rejection and the Pharisees trying to destroy Him.

Ben Hur (1959) narrates the story of Judah Ben Hur, a Jewish noblemen who is a wrongfully enslaved after being being  falsely accused of treason. This classic Christian film which begins with the birth of Jesus and ends with His death, helps one understand the life and crucifixion of Jesus Christ since it was set during the Roman occupation of Judea.

Amazing Grace (2007) is based on the life of William Wilberforce who was the human rights activist and British member of Parliament who worked to end the slave trade in England. This film which is set in the 18th century also features John Newton who was the slave ship master who wrote the Amazing Grace hymn after he converted to Christianity.

Martin Luther (1952) is a biography of Martin Luther who was a 16th century German monk. He led the Protestant Reformation after he became disgusted with the materialism in the Church of the day.  
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The Best Christian Books for Easter

Christian Books as Easter Gifts
Books that you can give as Easter presents include the following: 

The Women of Easter: Encounter the Savior with Mary of Bethany, Mary of Nazareth and Mary Magdalene by Liz Curtis Higgs is a Bible study that explores the role that these three women played in that first Easter.  

Preparing for Easter: 50 Devotional Readings from CS Lewis will help you reflect deeply on the events of this Holy Season. These selections for the classic works of Clive Staples Lewis (1898-1963) will also strengthen your Christian faith.

Easter Holiday Lessons from the Bible by Dr. Miriam Kinai is a collection of life lessons and Easter sermons drawn from a Bible study of the events that surrounded the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus Christ as chronicled in the Gospels of Matthew and Mark. 

Holy Land: Picture Book to Remember Her by Rh Value Publishing will help bring the places and events mentioned in the Bible to life.

The Bible is an awesome book for all occasions because it contains the Word of God for all seasons.

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How to make Christian gift baskets for Easter

How to Make Christian Easter Gift Baskets
To make a Christian gift baskets to give as an Easter gift, follow these simple steps:

Buy the Gift Bag 

Buy a gift bag that will hold the other items. This can be a wicker picnic basket or an organza gift bag or a cellophane gift bag.

Buy the Christian Gift Items
Gift items that are perfect for a Christian gift basket for Easter include the following:

Easter books like The Women of Easter

Easter music like Redeemer by Nicole C. Mullen, I Will Rise by Chris Tomlin, I Can Only Imagine by MercyMeGospel Easter, Ultimate Easter Worship Collection, He is Risen! Favorite Hymns of the Easter Season 

Bibles like a gift Bible for men, a gift Bible for women,  a Bible for children

Journals like She is clothed in strength  and dignity journalBe still journal and Names of Jesus journal

Writing instruments like fancy penscolor pens and markers

Candy like Godiva chocolatesBible verse fortune cookies and Bible verse candy

Coffee accessories like Christian coffee mugscoffee mug warmer and coffee samplers

Flowers like fresh red roses or artificial silk roses 

Easter eggs

If you would rather buy than make your Easter gift baskets, you can purchase the following for your loved ones:

Godiva Easter Gift Basket which contains Godiva chocolates, fresh pears, apples and oranges.

Pastel Bunny Glycerin Soap Gift Basket which contains 4 handmade bunny soaps.

Egg-cellent Easter Gift Basket which contains delicious snacks and stress relievers. Gift Card in an Easter Egg Reveal

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The best aromatherapy essential oils for Easter

Essential Oils for Easter
Aromatherapy oils that you can use to celebrate Easter include the following:

Rose essential oil is a floral aromatherapy oil with a cheering aroma.

Jasmine essential oil is a floral aromatherapy oil with an exotic aroma. 

Lavender essential oil is a floral aromatherapy oil with a mentally calming aroma.

Geranium essential oil is a floral aromatherapy oil with a refreshing, minty-rose aroma. 

Ylang Ylang essential oil is a floral aromatherapy oil with a calming, flagrantly-floral aroma. 

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The best home decor accents for Easter

Home Decor Accents for Easter
Home decor accents that you can use to decorate your home for Easter include the following:

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