More than simply the final guarantee of life after death, Easter was the decisive start of the general resurrection and has set in motion the final redemption and transformation of all creation.
Mary had returned to the tomb with the male disciples, but she did not leave like them. She lingered at the tomb, weeping and mourning.
When Jesus enters Jerusalem during Passover, it appears he is following a prophetic script to reveal who he is and what his intentions are.
In this Seven Minute Seminary video, James Swanson casts a vision for ministry in the pattern of the resurrected Jesus, who appeared to his disciples on the road to Emmaus.