And Peter

AND PETER As they entered the tomb, they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sitting on the right side, and they were alarmed. ‘Don’t be alarmed,’ he said. You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has risen. He is not here. See the place where they laid Him. But go, tell His disciples …Continue reading →

A Shocking Discovery!

A SHOCKING DISCOVERY! When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb and they asked each other, ‘Who will roll the stone away from …Continue reading →

Two Kind Men

TWO KIND MEN It was Preparation Day (that is, the day before the Sabbath). So as evening approached, a prominent member of the Council, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body. Pilate was surprised to hear that He was already dead. Summoning the centurion, he asked him if Jesus …Continue reading →

A Rich Man’s Tomb

A RICH MAN’S TOMB  “At the place where Jesus was crucified there was a garden, and in the garden a new tomb in which no one had ever been laid. Because it was the Jewish day of Preparation and since the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there.” John 19: 41-42 NIV. Ever built a 2000 piece jigsaw puzzle? It’s …Continue reading →

Watch This Space!

WATCH THIS SPACE!  “Later, Jospeh of Arimathea asked Pilate for the body of Jesus. Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly because he feared the Jewish leaders. With Pilate’s permission, he came and took the body away. He was accompanied by Nicodemus, the man who earlier had visited Jesus at night. Nicodemus brought a mixture of myrrh and …Continue reading →

Convinced Or Convinced?

CONVINCED OR CONVINCED?  “Jesus, once more deeply moved, came to the tomb. It was a cave with a stone laid across the entrance. ‘Take away the stone,’ He said. ‘But Lord,’ said Martha, the sister of the dead man, ‘by this time there is a bad odour, for he has been there four days.’ “Then Jesus said, ‘Did I not …Continue reading →

Glimpses Of The Great God: Day Twenty One

DAY TWENTY ONE  Then the disciples went back to their home, but Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?” “They …Continue reading →

Misplaced Expectations

MISPLACED EXPECTATIONS! “The women, who had been companions of Jesus from Galilee, followed along. They saw the tomb where Jesus’ body had been placed. Then they went back to prepare burial spices and perfumes. They rested quietly on the Sabbath as commanded “At the crack of dawn on Sunday, the women came to the tomb carrying the burial spices they …Continue reading →