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Inside a tomb looking out to three crosses on a hill at sunset

Easter Message from Salvation Army World Leader

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Easter is a time for us to reflect upon the incredible, extravagant and measureless grace of God. Through Christ he provided a way for mere mortal human beings to be both reconciled to him and enabled to enjoy the matchless benefits of a personal relationship with him.

Sadly, for many Easter weekend may not represent anything more than an opportunity to have an extended break from the relentless pursuit of other personal goals and ambitions.

We live in a world resolutely turned […]

Jesus with crown of thorns with head down over old wall

Easter Message from Salvation Army World Leader

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AROUND the world on Easter morning, many Christians will gather for a sunrise service in which the proclamation will be made: ‘He is risen!’

What a glorious celebration Easter Sunday represents for each one of us! God, in raising Christ, has broken the power of sin and set us free. God, in raising Christ, has established a sure eternal future for each one of us.

The chorus to Robin and Bill Wolaver’s song ‘Make His Praise Glorious’ says: ‘Shout with joy […]

The Glory of Easter

The Power of the Resurrection

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General André Cox, international leader of The Salvation Army, shares Easter reflections.What a glorious celebration Easter Sunday represents for each one of us! God in raising Christ has defeated death. God in raising Christ has freed us from sin. God in raising Christ has established a sure eternal future for all who know Jesus as Lord and Saviour.Life can be so full of uncertainty, danger and fears. Easter, however, serves to remind us that the life Jesus brought and bought […]

Reflections on Easter

Salvation Army World Leader’s Easter Message

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At Easter, in remembering the death and bodily resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, we celebrate a most important event within the Church calendar. This event is significant for, in witnessing to the fact that Jesus did not remain in the tomb but rose from the dead, it points to the promise that one day we too can thereby rise to eternal life. It is important to recognise that whilst we reside upon this earth in physical bodies, […]

Celebrating new life

Celebrating New Life

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There are many things that remind us of Easter—flowers, chocolate, baskets and new life.

Every year, The Salvation Army in Canada gives 1.8 million people the opportunity for new life and positive change. It desires that every individual who comes for help knows they are deeply valued and that tomorrow can be different.

In 400 communities across Canada Salvation Army services such as skills training, addictions treatment and warm, welcoming shelters are creating positive change in individuals who have lost hope.

In Montreal, […]