For an Easter Sunday gospel, this reading leaves a lot to be desired. There isn’t a lot of evidence here that Jesus has been raised. We have an empty tomb, puzzled women, some very odd words from two men in white garments, and skeptical apostles.
In Old Testament the Law of Moses prescribed that the Day of the Lord would be Saturday, the last day of the week, the day the Book of Generis says God rested after creating the world. In the New Testament we symbolically take a step forward and make Sunday, the first day of the week, […]