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Not Over Yet


Jesus had been crucified. His life was over. Women standing nearby watched as his body was removed from the cross and taken away for burial. Then they departed for home. Resolved to honor one last time the man they had followed, they prepared embalming spices and perfumes for the Lord’s body.

I try to imagine what the women were feeling. Jesus claimed to be the Christ, yet he died a criminal’s death. Hope surely gave way to confusion and disappointment as their minds cried out, It’s all over. He was not the Messiah. Many times in my life ...

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