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Why did eggs get associated with Easter?

This is a one of the easier Orthodox and Catholic Christian traditions to explain: The eating, as well as painting and giving of painted eggs, developed as a by-product of traditions about fasting. New Testament teaching about private fasting, and remembering ‘Christ our Passover’ weekly It first needs to be said that there is no […]

What does the Bible say about fasting?

In the Bible, to fast means to go without all food and drink.  Under the Law of Moses, the Israelites were to fast at the time of five of their feasts each year and at other individual occasions, such as grieving or as a sign of penitence.  In Isaiah 58:3, it sounds as though the […]