Mary Magdalene—Talk About a Turnaround

Mary Magdalene—Talk About a Turnaround

But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb; and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one at the head and one at the feet. They said to her, “Woman, why are you weeping?” She...

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Being a Christian Requires a Soft Heart

Being a Christian Requires a Soft Heart

And they went out and fled from the tomb; for trembling and astonishment had come upon them; and they said nothing to any one, for they were afraid.   Now when He rose early on the first day of the week, He appeared first to Mary Magdalene, from whom He had...

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Jesus is My ______ and My ______

Jesus is My ______ and My ______

Eight days later, His disciples were again in the house, and Thomas was with them. The doors were shut, but Jesus came and stood among them, and said, “Peace be with you.”  Then He said to Thomas, “Put your finger here, and see My hands; and put out your hand,...

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Have You Seen the Lord?  Does it Make You Glad to See Him?

Have You Seen the Lord?  Does it Make You Glad to See Him?

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When He had said this, He showed them His hands and His...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of John

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of John

Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the stone had been taken away from the tomb.  So she ran, and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Luke

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Luke

But on the first day of the week, at early dawn, they went to the tomb, taking the spices which they had prepared.  And they found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they went in they did not find the Body.  While they were perplexed about this, behold,...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Mark

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Mark

And when the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, bought spices, so that they might go and anoint Him. And very early on the first day of the week they went to the tomb when the sun had risen. And they were saying to one...

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Mary Witnessing the Resurrection

Mary Witnessing the Resurrection

Christ is risen! First, I would like to take a brief moment to express my gratitude to the Orthodox Christian Network for the opportunity to be part of its community of bloggers, and I invite you to visit our site, Living Orthodox, whenever you have a chance. Living Orthodox is...

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The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Matthew

The Resurrection—From the Gospel of Matthew

Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the sepulcher.   And behold, there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone, and sat...

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The Icon of the Resurrection

The Icon of the Resurrection

Peter said, “Brethren, I may say to you confidently of the patriarch David that he both died and was buried, and his tomb is with us to this day. Being therefore a prophet, and knowing that God had sworn with an oath to him that he would set one of his...

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