Burial and Resurrection


Luke 23:50-24:12

It is interesting that we now discover that not all of the Jewish leaders were involved in the plot to kill Jesus; at least one Pharisee dissented, although his opposition isn’t mentioned in the accounts of the trials of Jesus. Joseph from a town called Arimathea was the man. He was wealthy as one might expect of such a person, and had a tomb that had never been used. Having influence, he approached Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus, and Pilate agreed. In haste, he took the body down from the cross and quickly laid it to rest in his tomb, and had the heavy stone rolled into place before the sun set. The women from Galilee took note that they would need to prepare spices to complete the process as soon as the Sabbath was over.

Just after sunup they approached the tomb with their…

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Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

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