Matthew 28 tells the story of the resurrection. “Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb”. Jesus has been in there since Friday evening, and now it is Sunday morning, three days later. The guards were still there watching the tomb. A few women came to see the tomb, and as they approached there was a great earthquake and an angel of the Lord rolled back the stone and sat on it. That had to e quite a sight.
“And for fear of him the guards trembled and became like dead men”. These were trained military men, but they had never seen anything like this before. The angel tells the women “He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay”
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