Luke 24:6-10

Luke 24:6 (KJB)
He is not here, but is risen: remember how he spake unto you when he was yet in Galilee,

The angel then told the women that Jesus was not there because He had risen. The angel then tells the women that they are to go and see the place where the body of the Lord Jesus was laid. Remember, these women were the ones who saw the exact location of the tomb and the exact way the Lord was laid in the tomb. So now they are seeing that Jesus was no longer in the place where His body was originally placed. These words the angel spoke are the words which have given the greatest hope to all Christians down through the ages. When Jesus was crucified and placed in the tomb it seemed that all was lost but when He was raised, hope was raised with Him. (Titus 2:13 KJV) Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;  We now look for the great second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ. The resurrection of Jesus had been one of the greatest strengths the believers down through history have held on to. It helped them go through the valley of martyrdom knowing that this life is not the end but is only a portal to eternal life for those who are in Christ Jesus.

Luke 24:7 (KJB)
Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.

Then the angels had begun to remind them of the words of Jesus when He was ministering in Galilee. He had spoken this many time to the disciples and no doubt to all those who ministered with Him. (Luke 9:22 KJV) Saying, The Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected of the elders and chief priests and scribes, and be slain, and be raised the third day. The angels remind them of the prophesied events which have just been completed up to this point.

Luke 24:8 (KJB)
And they remembered his words,

Then it became clear to them all these events had to take place. They were no doubt very distraught over all of what happened and probably forgot the words of Jesus but once the angels got them back on track and reiterated all that they were told, they remembered the words of the Lord Jesus concerning these days.

Luke 24:9 (KJB)
And returned from the sepulchre, and told all these things unto the eleven, and to all the rest.

The departed quickly from the tomb with a combination of fear and with great joy. (Psa 2:11 KJV) Serve the LORD with fear, and rejoice with trembling. They did not just walk or walk fast, but they had run from the tomb for they knew that the disciples would have wanted to know as soon as possible. According to Mark, the women had fled from the sepulchre in both amazement and trembling. (Mark 16:8 KJV) And they went out quickly, and fled from the sepulchre; for they trembled and were amazed: neither said they any thing to any man; for they were afraid. The experience would have been a time of mixed emotions for anybody but it seemed that the great joy had overshadowed the fear.

Luke 24:10 (KJB)
It was Mary Magdalene, and Joanna, and Mary the mother of James, and other women that were with them, which told these things unto the apostles.

Mary Magdalene had seven devils cast out of her by Jesus and there is no evidence supporting the accusation that Mary Magdalene was a prostitute before she became saved. In fact, there is evidence that she was quite well off, a woman of means. Then there was Joanna who was the wife of Chuza who was Herodís steward. The third was Mary, the mother of James the less was the wife of Cleophas or Alphaeus and believed to be the brother of Joseph. These three women, along with other women who were with them, came to where the Apostles were staying and told them what had transpired at the tomb.

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