The Cross Week 6: Day 4

Read: Luke 23:55-56

Explore

Spices and perfumes were used to anoint the dead as part of the Jewish burial process.

How do you think the woman would have been feeling at this point? 

Why do the women wait?

Apply

The end of verse 56 would have been a cliffhanger for first time readers and certainly would have seemed like a dark day for those that were close to, and believed in, Jesus. 

Why was it necessary for Jesus to die? 

Read Galatians 3:13

Pray

  • Give thanks for the way God worked through Jesus's burial to make the discovery of the empty tomb possible
  • Thank God for Jesus’ willingness to became ‘a curse’ for your sin and mine


 

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