He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.…
I. And be assured that He is risen from the dead.
II. And behold the completion of human redemption.
III. And view it with penitential grief.
IV. Ye who love Him, learn to view without fear your own final resting-place, and rejoice in the assurance that His resurrection is the pledge and type of your own. Adore Him for the love which led him to sleep in the sepulchre that you might rise and partake of His glory for ever.
(J. Johnson, M. A.)
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