Corinthians 15:12-25, John
Magdalene is a primary source of information to all the disciples
regarding the resurrection of Jesus at the tomb. It is interesting
to note that the Jewish leaders were concerned about the potential for his
resurrection because they were the ones who wanted the tomb sealed and
guarded. The disciples were thinking about returning to their former
occupation of fishing.
told all 11 about the empty tomb but only Peter and John went to
Lazarus who had to be unwound and still possessing his corruptible
body, Jesus laid His grave clothes aside and there was no corruptible body
left. We too will be raised incorruptible like Jesus.
interesting parallel to the garden, there were two angels sent to
protect the tree of life because of man's corruption. At the tomb there were two
angles inviting them to come and see.
ever think about it. The soldiers said they stole the body while
they slept. How would they know that if they were sleeping.
the resurrection Jesus goes from calling His disciples friends to
calling them brothers.
have is an empty tomb. Christ body raised from the dead is a
promise to us that we to will some day be raised from the dead.
is the one man sinned against. God sets the standard for the way
back; and that is the plan of salvation.