Texts: John 20.1-18
In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, Amen.
The day after the Sabbath, two days after his execution, disciples of Jesus come to his tomb. Now, when I say disciples, you probably think I mean some of the inner twelve (or eleven, if you take Judas Iscariot out of it)- those men who are often the ones whom the Church has honoured with statues and stained glass windows.
But the four Gospels are unanimous it saying that it was women who were the first witnesses to the resurrection.