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Sunday, April 16, 2006

Good News!


After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. There 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. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow. The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.

The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay. Then 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."

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

While the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and reported to the chief priests everything that had happened. When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money, telling them, "You are to say, 'His disciples came during the night and stole him away while we were asleep.' If this report gets to the governor, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble." So the soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been widely circulated among the Jews to this very day.

Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age."


(Matthew 28; New International Version)

9 Comments:

Blogger anonymous jones said...

Hi! I don't think Jesus would have looked at all like this - too Hollywood! Looks like he's got blonde tips ...

April 16, 2006 5:49 AM  
Blogger Ms. RightWing, Ink said...

The Bible said He was not good looking but that's okay, we still got eternal life out of it. Hey, we may suprised to see what God looks like, likely to awsome for sinners to see on the day of judgement.

But that too is for another day. Happy Easter y'all

April 16, 2006 8:28 AM  
Blogger 'da Bunny said...

Christ is risen! Happy Resurrection Day! "Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned." This is the holiest and most glorious of days for the believer! Thank you, Jesus!

April 16, 2006 8:58 AM  
Blogger camojack said...

Perhaps an inaccurate depiction...but it's the other type of beauty that truly matters.

HAPPY EASTER!!!

April 16, 2006 10:41 AM  
Blogger Libby Gone™ said...

Happy Easter!
The hope of this day gives strength and encouragement to all.
Great post sir Camo!

April 16, 2006 7:05 PM  
Blogger SGT USMC 1ea said...

Now that is good news!
Praise God!

Jesu est Semper Fidelis

April 17, 2006 12:31 AM  
Blogger camojack said...

The message of Easter is the best news, and important all year, every year...unto Eternity.

April 17, 2006 7:44 AM  
Blogger Hawkeye® said...

Hey Camo... Hope your Easter was a good one. Mine was.

Regards...

April 17, 2006 5:47 PM  
Blogger camojack said...

Hawkeye®:
My Easter was excellent, spent amongst loved ones.

Who could ask for more?

April 18, 2006 7:17 AM  

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