Posts Tagged ‘Jesus’ work while buried’

Mark 15:42-47 Jesus Works While Others Mourn

I've been set free!

I’ve been set free!

Today we see Joseph of Arimathea caring for the body of Jesus. Jesus has just died at the hands of the Roman soldiers, under the DIRECT influence of the whole religious council. His blood is on their hands.

When we looked at this scene in Matthew we became first hand observers in our story. That blog is titled “One Last Gift for Jesus.” In that story I didn’t realize Joseph was actually a member of the religious council, and gave him a little different perspective than he probably had. We will chalk it up to NOT being an expert and writer’s privilege. I would love to share that story with you again, if you feel so inclined.  Read more »