Body is buried and the tomb is sealed

By now Jesus’ body is off the cross. The Jewish leaders learn that the body of Jesus has been given to Joseph of Arimathea. They appeal to Pilate to seal the tomb and post a guard, and Pilate gives the order.

Though Jesus’ disciples have long fled, the women have not. They cursorily wrap the body, lacking the customary oils and spices to complete the job before Sabbath restrictions apply. Sabbath restrictions – created by God – require that the women must return to finish the job on Sunday – after the Sabbath.


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