John 20:11 But Mary was standing outside the tomb weeping; and so, as she wept, she stooped and looked into the tomb
1. Desparate condition of the people before His appearances
Mary Magdalene's devotion to her Lord and Savior
As we said earlier, the post-resurrection appearances of Jesus entailed three elements: Desparate situation, direct encounter and dramatic change. For Mary Magdalene, the devotion and faith she exhibited in Jesus during His days on this earth, followed by the trauma of the cross rendered her shattered and heart broken. We will close out this post by noting Mary Magdalene's desparate situation of mourning.
Mary Magdalene's desparate situation of mourning