160 AD Letter Explains How Jesus Fulfilled the Law and the Mystery of Passover

Whilst I was reading original Council of Nicaea documents (which are extremely interesting) I got a little bit sidetracked with the Easter issue.

It was difficult for me to understand how early church fathers would accept Constantine’s suggestion of no longer celebrating Easter on the Jewish Passover (like Christians did up to that council) but to change that to a Sunday celebration.

Constantine reasoned that since Jews were the enemies of Christ, Christians shouldn’t celebrate Passover on the same date as them. That doesn’t make much sense because Jesus died on the Passover, and He became our Passover. Read more…