Mark 16: 1-8…..True or false?

When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. And they were saying to one another, “Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?” And looking up, they saw that the stone had been rolled back—it was very large. And entering the tomb, they saw a young man sitting on the right side, dressed in a white robe, and they were alarmed. And he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has risen; he is not here. See the place where they laid him. But go, tell his disciples and Peter that he is going before you to Galilee. There you will see him, just as he told you.” And they went out and fled from the tomb, for trembling and astonishment had seized them, and they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.

Comment: We are all given the opportunity to decide for ourselves if this is truth or fantasy. Our decision won’t alter the truth of the fact, but it will alter our lives greatly.

Prayer. Help me to be insightful and honest, O Lord!

One thought on “Mark 16: 1-8…..True or false?

  1. Thank you Barry for your comments on this passage. “Christ has risen!” This is the crux of the whole Gospel. If this is not true, then we are of all people to be pitied. (1Cor.15:19). God has given us a free-will to believe, or not. But if we believe, then life in Christ is a wonderful blessing, and we can look forward to being with Him when we leave this earthly life. Praise God! God bless you.


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