Jesus’ body is placed in the tomb
Questions for Bible study groups
- Look at the paintings below. Which one appeals to you most?
- Why have you chosen this particular painting?
- How has the artist shown the body and face of Christ? Of the people around Christ?
- What message/messages is the artist sending in this painting?
IN BRIEF: After his agony and death, Jesus’ body was lifted down from the cross and gently prepared for burial: he was wrapped in a linen shroud and placed in the newly built tomb of Joseph of Arimathea.
A number of people could testify to this, and to the fact that Jesus was really dead.