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"Short-changing the Resurrection" - Mark 16:1-8 - (April 12, 2020 - EASTER SUNDAY)

"Short-changing the Resurrection" - Mark 16:1-8 - (April 12, 2020 - EASTER SUNDAY)

Update: 2020-04-12
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Most every Easter, John 20 is read as the ultimate narrative for the resurrection.  It is the g-to text for Easter; Mark 16:1-8 is not.  In most lectionaries it is avoided or simply not read.  It is not dramatic at all.  It leaves you hanging.  The women who go to the tomb leave running from it in fear and bewilderment.  They don't even see Jesus.  What was Mark thinking?  Is part of the text of Mark missing?  The Gospel ends at verse 8, however, in most bibles verses 9-20 have a note saying, "these verses are not found in the most reliable, or older manuscripts."  What does this mean?  Does it mean Mark is missing something here?  I assure you he is not....and here is why.....

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"Short-changing the Resurrection" - Mark 16:1-8 - (April 12, 2020 - EASTER SUNDAY)

"Short-changing the Resurrection" - Mark 16:1-8 - (April 12, 2020 - EASTER SUNDAY)

Greg Klotz