The Cross and Jesus as Lord
Jesus as Lord
The nineteenth-century American pastor T. V. Moore recognized the significance of this when he asked, ‘Why did not Christ rise in the presence of a crowd?’ After all, Christ’s death and ascension were public spectacles, which many people were present to witness. Yet the moment of resurrection was essentially private and hidden. There was no public display of life entering into the dead body of Jesus. Why did he not rise in the presence of a crowd?