Empty rooms can sometimes tell a pretty full story.
For instance, if you come downstairs into your empty kitchen and find chocolate sauce smeared over everything and a trail of chocolatey footprints leading into a closet, you can probably surmise what happened:
Your four-year-old went wild while you were busy upstairs and is now in hiding.
Or if you come home to an empty living room only to discover the sofa’s cushions have been chewed to bits and there is stuffing all over the place, the room itself tells you all you need to know: that your naughty dog shouldn’t be left alone so long.
Perhaps you arrive back from vacation and each empty room shows evidence of having been ransacked. A window was broken, drawers have been pulled open, and valuable items are missing. Police detectives find additional clues in the house that help them figure out the identity of the burglar.
Investigators (and parents) are masters at being able to figure out what story an empty room tells.
I wonder if we can use our detective skills to determine what the empty tomb of Jesus conveys?Read more