“And also women were following, who were accompanying Him out of Galilee, who watched the tomb, and how His body was placed. And they returned and they prepared spices and ointment. And they rested on the Sabbath day according to the commandment.” Luke 23:55-56
Observe the love of the women to Jesus which (seemingly) surpasses that of the disciples’. When Christ was on His way to Calvary, His disciples were nowhere to be found, probably watching from afar, afraid to be associated with Jesus. But these women were following every event in the crucifixion. They would not like to leave their eyes off Jesus. It was their deep affection that made them lingered. That is why they saw the tomb…continue reading..