Celebration of Palms, Day 8 of 8, Resurrection Sunday.
What a glorious end to an emotional week for Jesus and His friends. They didn’t see His death on Friday coming, and they certainly didn’t expect His return from death on Sunday morning. Two women went to the tomb early Sunday morning to find the stone rolled away, and an angel who asked, “Why are you looking for the living among the dead.” They ran to tell Peter and the disciples. Peter and John ran to the tomb to verify. What elation they must have experienced. The grave clothes lay there in the tomb but the body no where to be found, until Jesus showed Himself to them later in the day. What a day. He is risen! Risen indeed!
The trinity reunited, but on this day Christ’s authority shone brighter than the Father and Holy Spirit. I think this image from Palm Springs, CA in 2004 gives a nice illustration of the reunion.