Matthew 28:1-10

The Resurrection
1After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.

2There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. 4The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.

5The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. 6He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. 7Then go quickly and tell his disciples: 'He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.' Now I have told you."

8So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples. 9Suddenly Jesus met them. "Greetings," he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him. 10Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me."

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He is Risen!

He has risen from the grave! The tomb is empty! Hallelujah!

Happy Easter Sunday!

~by Anastasia Watson

Comments (2)

On April 4, 2010 at 7:28 PM , pfd said...

Praise the Lord! A joy to see this reminder of the meaning behind the day in our blog!

 
On April 6, 2010 at 7:36 AM , Julie Riisnaes said...

Praise God - he is SO good! I'm only just catching up on the blogs after a busy weekend. Its doing me no harm to be reminded of God's goodness on a random Tuesday!