He has risen! He is not here.
It was in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel classifieds …
“Used tombstone for sale: real bargain for someone named Dingo.”
OK, my curiosity piqued … I would really like to know who Dingo was and why the tombstone where they planted him is no longer needed.
But I’m not at all flummoxed by a tomb in Jerusalem that’s no longer needed. It was vacated on a Sunday morning a couple thousand years ago.
A coterie of heavyhearted women trudged to the tomb that morning to anoint the corpse of their beloved leader, only to be told, “He is not here; he has risen … Come and see the place where he lay.”
It won’t be the last graveyard evacuation; one day “all who are in their graves will hear his voice and come out” (Jn. 5:28, 29).
Your last trip won’t be to the cemetery.