But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas:
This goes to show that in all likelihood what is practiced today as 'Easter' celebrations is deeply rooted in pagan holidays and pagan celebrations - and the celebration of the resurrection is made to coincide with these celebrations.
My hope in Him is that as so many hear of the resurrection (now and always) of the Son of God, that they truly hear of the power that is in His resurrection, available to those who believe, and that Christ arises in them. Partake of Christ's resurrection and have Him, the Son, live in us, seeing Him ascended and victorious.
This is the purpose of the resurrection. To be challenged by His resurrection, let's say, and even disturbed if necessary! To "eat of Him "so that (he that) eateth of me, even he shall live by me." We live by Him in the power of His resurrection.