The foundation of Christianity rests solely on the fact that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. The resurrection means that sin, death, and hopelessness do not win—Jesus does. It means the grave does not win, and the empty tomb is the final word of Jesus. It means Jesus really did die for our sin and really did rise for our salvation. Easter Sunday is the day that Christians all over the world celebrate and remember the life-changing, life-giving, death-defeating, joy-increasing fact that Jesus is alive!
LUKE 24:1-6 But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb,taking the spices they had prepared. And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were perplexed about this, behold, two men stood by them in dazzling apparel. And as they were frightened and bowed their faces to the ground, the men said to them, “Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen.