John 20, the resurrection, the Tomb, the strips of clothes, doubting Thomas.

The very honesty in this biblical account was what convinced me that Jesus is really risen, and that changed everything in my life.  Notice also he said “After three days I will rise again”

The Mark account have three women, the Matthew account has only two. The women bought the spices Saturday night after sundown.

Most Bible translations translate “οψε δε σαββατων” (opse de sabbaton) as after the sabbath, at dawn on Sunday, but the word sabbaton is plural, so the best translation in my opinion is “after the sabbaths”, since A.D. 30 had two sabbaths in a row.

The Gospel of John only records only one woman, being the messenger.

At this time Jesus promised “receive the Holy Spirit”. The fulfillment of this promise happened at Pentecost.

As it is said in Matthew 18:

What is done under the Holy Spirit’s guidance has already been done in heaven!

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lenbilen

Engineer, graduated from Chalmers Technical University a long time ago with a degree in Technical Physics. Career in Aerospace, Analytical Chemistry, and chip manufacturing. Presently adjunct faculty at PSU, teaching one course in Computer Engineering, the Capstone Course.

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