The Christian Easter message has a powerful story for the world to hear!
After his crucifixion Jesus was placed in a tomb that was given to him by one of his rich followers. After three days some of the women, who were his followers, went to the tomb to tend to the body of Jesus. When they came to the graveside they found that the tomb had been opened and the body of Jesus was not there. The Gospel of Mark says,
“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 and Peter, ‘He is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him, just as he told you.’ ” (Mark 16:5-7)
Were you there?
Scripture About the Easter Story
They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it. When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots. And sitting down, they kept watch over him there. Above his head they placed the written charge against him: this is Jesus, the king of the Jews. Continue reading