1. Mark 16:1–20 (ESV)
  2. Exposition

How does Mark 16:1-20 connect to Mark 1?

Mark 16:1–20 (ESV)

1 When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him.

In Mark 1:1–45, the Gospel begins with a messenger who prepares the way for the Lord (Mark 1:2–8). Mark 16:1–20 also has a messenger who gives instructions concerning Jesus Christ (Mark 16:5–7).1