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Mark 16:1-8 Go Tell His Disciples

My Personal Savior!

My Personal Savior!

Today the women who followed Jesus will get the surprise of their lives. They are on their way to anoint the body of Jesus. They didn’t have a chance to participate when Joseph and Nicodemus were wrapping Jesus for burial. They had to wait until Passover was finished to pay their respects. The very first chance they get, they head off to His tomb. That is where we join our story today.

I started to get hung up on which Mary is which and who when reading this story. There were so many Marys in Jesus life that I can’t keep them straight. I know I’m not alone in that either. Because I was curious I went Googling and found Christiananswers.net which lists six women in the Bible with the name Mary. I wonder if two of those are the same woman; Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany, the sister of Lazarus. I started wondering about that after reading a book about Lazarus. It was a work of fiction but it poses a distinct possibility of the two being one in the same woman. (I previously posted the name of a book I thought was it but have since removed it because it was not the book I was intending to share. I can’t find the original one I read.) Read more »