Wrestling with Truth — April 8, 2012

Easter Morning —

St. Mark tells us that as the women approached the tomb on Easter morning, they had a question:

(Mark 16:1-3 NIV)  When the Sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices so that they might go to anoint Jesus’ body. {2} Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb {3} and they asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?”

In commenting on this passage. Halford E. Luccock in the Interpreter’s Bible (1951, vol. 7, p. 912) makes the following insightful observation (click below to enlarge):


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