What deliberate acts of Joseph are mentioned here?
Considering who he was and the situation at the time, what qualities of character are shown by his behavior? Which of these qualities is most lacking in my life?
Although the women who went to anoint the body of Christ were told that he had risen and they could see the empty tomb, and although they were given the privilege and the command to tell others, yet ‘they said nothing to anyone’ (16:8).
Why was this?
What did they still need to give them calmness, conviction and boldness in testimony?
Are you at all like them?