“The Anointing Teaches You All Things”

E. J. Waggoner, London

The reason why the disciples mourned and wept and were sad after the crucifixion of Jesus, is given in John 20:9: “For as yet they did not know the Scripture, that He must rise again from the dead.” This evidently does not mean that they were not familiar with the words of that scripture, for “the voices of the prophets'” were “read in their synagogue every Sabbath day;”' and the sacred writings were the chief study of every Jew. Yet notwithstanding this, “they did not know the Scripture.”