|Day 2: Going to see for
Peter and the other disciple set out and went toward the tomb. The
two were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and
reached the tomb first.
What do the people watching the disciples make of seeing two grown
men running through the streets? What might have been going through
the disciples' minds as they ran? How might those feelings be
reflected in yourself - or in people close to you?
Spend a few minutes reading the
Scripture passage and see if any words or phrases seem to be
especially significant to you. What might God be saying to you? If you
are using a spiritual journal, add any thoughts or insights.
Spend a few minutes building the
scene. Use the film-director approach if that worked yesterday or
allow the scene to build in your imagination. What new insights
emerge as you contemplate this part of the story?
Often people will tell us something but we sense
the need to go and see for ourselves. Many things go through our
minds - all sorts of possibilities - we can get carried away by our
Pray for those who may be caught up in "fearing the
as you ran back to the tomb you knew to be empty,
your heart and mind were in turmoil.
Pray for those who fear the worst -
who are troubled by what might be.
Guide us through your story
to the promise that all shall be well.
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