- What indication does the narrative give of the significance of Jesus’ death?
What was its effect on the various people present?
And what gave it this effect?
- Verses 50-56. Jesus had apparently failed.
What does the action of Joseph and the women at such a time teach us?
- Try to put yourself in the place of the women on Easter morning.
Ought they to have been perplexed?
Why had they not remembered Jesus’ words?
- To the disillusioned apostles the story was wishful thinking (verse 11).
What does it mean to you?