Matthew 27:57-28:10 When it was evening, there came a rich man from Arimathea, named Joseph, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus...
Matthew 27:57-66think about it.
What did the religious leaders fear would happen (27:62-66)? The women found an empty tomb, unconscious guards, and an angel; what message did the angel give (28:5-7)? Jesus makes His first appearance as the women run to tell the disciples (28:8-10); what's their immediate response? What message about Jesus will you deliver today?
I spent quite a bit of time reading and re-reading Matthew 27:57-28:10 today. You see, I've read this passage so many times, so I set my mind on taking a little different approach. Here's where I landed. Instead of looking at the players in this passage and how they responded or what example they give us, I decided to take a more comprehensive approach. It took more of my time, but it was worth it and got me thinking outside the norm. Below are some of the questions I considered.
What does this passage show us about Jesus? How about our relationship with Him? What does it reveal to us about what we should be doing as followers of Christ? Tami W.
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