This is the reason we live.
Christ died for our sins and that is mercy. But without the Resurrection, all would have been worthless.
We serve a living God.
It's not about Easter bunnies, candy, baskets, cute little duckies, or even family.
It is about Him; our Risen God.
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.
I want to know Christ and the power of his resurrection and the fellowship of sharing in his sufferings, becoming like him in his death, and so, somehow, to attain to the resurrection from the dead. Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already been made perfect, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.