The First Easter

And when the sabbath was past, Mary

Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and

Solome, had bought sweet spices, that they might

come and anoint him.

And very early in the morning the first day of

the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising

of the sun.

And they said among themselves, Who shall

roll us away the stone from the door of the


And when they looked, they saw that the

stone was rolled away: for it was very great.

And entering into the sepulchre, they saw

a young man sitting on the right side, clothed

in a long white garment; and they were


And he saith unto them, Be not affrighted:

Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth which was crucified:

he is risen; he is not here: Behold the place

where they laid him.

Mark 16: 1-6

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