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#BecauseHeLives: Celebrating the Life and Love of Jesus Christ This Easter

By Mormon.org
Jesus sitting with a child

The central focus of the Easter season is our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Mormons believe that Jesus Christ is our Savior and Redeemer and the Only Begotten Son of God the Father. We believe that He was born, lived a mortal life, taught and blessed thousands, suffered for our sins in Gethsemane, and died on the cross at Calvary. And, most importantly, we believe that after three days He was resurrected from the dead, and because He rose again—because He lives—we can also be resurrected after we die.

Elder Russell M. Nelson said: “As followers of the Lord Jesus Christ in these, the latter days, we have also been charged with testifying of the realities of the Savior’s Atonement and Resurrection. This Easter season gives each of us a personal opportunity to discover His sacrifice, embrace His teachings, and share His joy.”

Here are a few easy ways you can “share His joy” this Easter.

  1. Share the #BecauseHeLives video on social media with friends and family.
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  1. Visit HeLives.mormon.org and share days from the Easter week timeline.
  2. Visit the Mormon.org Facebook page, share your favorite #BecauseHeLives image, and describe what the Savior’s life and Resurrection mean to you. Make sure you include the #BecauseHeLives hashtag.
  3. Print out the “He Is Here” pin, take a photo of where you see the Savior, and share it online. Learn more here.