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+ 288 No tabloid will ever print the startling news that the mummified body of Jesus of Nazareth has been discovered in old Jerusalem. Christians have no carefully embalmed body enclosed in a glass case to worship. Thank God, we have an empty tomb. The glorious fact that the empty tomb proclaims to us is that life for us does not stop when death comes. Death is not a wall, but a door. Peter Marshall


+ 164 And Joseph commanded his servants, the physicians, to embalm his father, and the physicians embalmed Israel. Bereshit 50:2


+ 169 And forty days were completed for him for so are the days of embalming completed and the Egyptians wept over him for seventy days. Bereshit 50:3


+ 202 And Joseph died at the age of one hundred ten years, and they embalmed him and he was placed into the coffin in Egypt. Bereshit 50:26