M A R K.
In this chapter, we have a short account of the
resurrection and ascension of the Lord Jesus: and the joys and
triumphs which it furnished all believers with, will be very
acceptable to those who sympathised and suffered with Christ in the
foregoing chapters. Here is, I. Christ's resurrection notified by
an angel to the women that came to the sepulchre to anoint him,
ver. 1-8. II. His
appearance to Mary Magdalene, and the account she gave of it to the
disciples, ver. 9-11.
III. His appearance to the two disciples, going to Emmaus, and the
report they made of it to their brethren, ver. 12, 13. IV. His appearance to the
eleven with the commission he gave them to set up his kingdom in
the world, and full instructions and credentials in order
thereunto,, ver. 14-18.
V. His ascension into heaven, the apostles' close application to
their work, and God's owning of them in it, ver. 19, 20.