Easter 2016: Top 10 quotes to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ

Easter Sunday falls on 27 March.

Christians across the world will celebrate Easter Sunday on 27 March. This day, also known as the Resurrection Sunday, marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ, three days after his crucifixion.

IBTimes Singapore has compiled popular verses from the Bible and quotes from famous personalities, to share with your family and friends.

1. "He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay." Matthew 28:6.

2. Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe in this?" John 11:25-26

3. "Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song." - Pope John Paul II

4. "The joyful news that He is risen does not change the contemporary world. Still before us lie work, discipline, sacrifice. But the fact of Easter gives us the spiritual power to do the work, accept the discipline, and make the sacrifice." - Henry Knox Sherrill

5. "Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible." - TD Jakes

6. "Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, "Christ is risen," but "I shall rise." - Phillips Brooks

7. "The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake." - Basil Hume

8. "The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances." - Robert Flatt

9. "Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life." - Janine di Giovanni

10. "Those have a short Lent, who owe money to be paid at Easter." - Benjamin Franklin