Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. 2So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!”
3So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. 4Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. 5He bent over and looked in at the strips of linen lying there but did not go in. 6Then Simon Peter, who was behind him, arrived and went into the tomb. He saw the strips of linen lying there, 7as well as the burial cloth that had been around Jesus’ head. The cloth was folded up by itself, separate from the linen. 8Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first, also went inside. He saw and believed. 9(They still did not understand from Scripture that Jesus had to rise from the dead.)
10Then the disciples went back to their homes, 11but Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb 12and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot.
13They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?”
“They have taken my Lord away,” she said, “and I don’t know where they have put him.” 14At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not realize that it was Jesus.
15“Woman,” he said, “why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?”
Thinking he was the gardener, she said, “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him.”
16Jesus said to her, “Mary.”
She turned toward him and cried out in Aramaic, “Rabboni!” (which means Teacher).
17Jesus said, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet returned to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am returning to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”
18Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them that he had said these things to her.Leave a Comment
The Lord has RISEN! What beautiful truth for us to cling to.
He has risen indeed
He is risen indeed! Amen! says
He is risen indeed! Amen!
Elizabeth Ann says
~ Beautiful and amen!
Beth Williams says
Halleluijah and Praise the Lord!
My song for today is “Hear the bells ringing”!! I thank the Lord for all he has done for me and my family!
I will praise & worship the King of Kings and Lord of Lords!
Yes, He has risen indeed! Alleluia! Happy Easter to everyone! Thanks so much for this! Blessings!
Yes Christ is Risen Indeed. Alleluia! He is coming again soon. King o f Kings and Lord of Lords.
Happy Easter to All.
Amen!! Christ is Risen and He lives today! Yes, He is coming again soon, and what a glorious day that will be! We are blessed to be called His bride. He is King of Kings and Lord of Lords, and our personal saviour.
May we all know that His gift is for each one of us individually.