It's Quiet But . . .
The day between Jesus' crucifixion and His resurrection was a quite one of sorts. Life went on in Jerusalem. The Passover was celebrated, and people went about their business. They probably pushed all the ugliness of that last minute crucifixion out of their minds. Jesus is dead, and there is nothing they can do about it.
The disciples are hiding and mourning. Stunned at what just happened, their minds had to be swirling with so many questions. Are they next? Will the Sanhedrin try to kill them too? What are they going to do now? Can life ever be the same again?
The only scripture we have of any Saturday activity is found in Matthew 27:66 So they went and made the tomb secure by sealing the stone and setting a guard.
The Jewish leaders thought that the disciples might try to steal Jesus' body and declare that He was alive. So they asked for Roman guards to stand over Jesus' tomb.
Tomorrow, I am going to meet those guards. Oh, I'm not in any kind of passion play or anything like that. Many people who will be our guests tomorrow will be just as tough and jaded as those Romans soldiers. They are convinced that no one is going to get into their hearts. They are not going to become religious, they are not going to become part of some weird religion, that they are not going to be swayed by my words.
Are they in for a surprise.
The same Jesus who walked out of the tomb with no problem will be the same Jesus that will knock on their heart with such conviction their resolve will melt like butter. Tomorrow is going to be a great day. Our Savior and King Jesus, the one who walked out of a tomb alive forevermore will walk into the hearts of people who desperately need Him.
PRAY: Dear Jesus, I worship You as Savior and King of my life. Enter my heart today. AMEN