Forty Days with the Risen Christ

Forty days after Easter comes Ascension Day; they are the forty days during which the Risen Christ appeared again and again to His disciples, following His death and resurrection.  (Matthew 28; Mark 16; Luke 24; and John 20.) The Gospels give us little of Christ’s teachings and deeds during those 40 days.  Jesus was seen … Continue reading Forty Days with the Risen Christ

Outside an Empty Tomb

 ‘One of the most beautiful stories in the Bible is found in John 20; 14-16.  A distraught Mary Magdalene is standing outside a tomb, and she is convinced that some ne’er do wells have stolen the body of her beloved Master, Jesus, for reasons which she can’t begin to fathom. There’s a gardener nearby, and … Continue reading Outside an Empty Tomb