24:1 Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.
24:7 Saying, The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and be crucified, and the third day rise again.
upon the first
For order of events at the resurrection, (See Scofield "Matthew 28:1") .
24:13 And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about threescore furlongs.
24:21 But we trusted that it had been he which should have redeemed Israel: and beside all this, to day is the third day since these things were done.
For order of our Lord's appearances after His resurrection, (See Scofield "Matthew 28:9")
24:23 And when they found not his body, they came, saying, that they had also seen a vision of angels, which said that he was alive.
trusted (See Scofield "Matthew 3:2")
redeemed (See Scofield "Romans 3:24") .
24:33 And they rose up the same hour, and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven gathered together, and them that were with them,
angels (See Scofield "Hebrews 1:4") .
24:44 And he said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.
(See Scofield "Mark 16:14") .
24:47 And that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in his name among all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
See Summary, (See Scofield "Psalms 118:29") .
24:49 And, behold, I send the promise of my Father upon you: but tarry ye in the city of Jerusalem, until ye be endued with power from on high.
Sin. (See Scofield "Romans 3:23") .
24:50 And he led them out as far as to Bethany, and he lifted up his hands, and blessed them.
See note, (See Scofield "Acts 2:4")
24:51 And it came to pass, while he blessed them, he was parted from them, and carried up into heaven.
as far as
until they were opposite Bethany.
while he blessed them
The attitude of our Lord here characterizes this age. It is one of grace; an ascended Lord is blessing a believing people with spiritual blessings. The Jewish age was marked by temporal blessings as the reward of an obedient people. Deuteronomy 28:1-15 .
In the kingdom-age spiritual and temporal blessings unite.
The Scriptures distinguish three heavens: first, the lower heavens, or the region of the clouds; secondly, the second or planetary heavens; and, thirdly, the heaven of heavens, the abode of God.