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One of the people I hope I get to meet in heaven is Mary Magdalene.
The four Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John often differ in the details, but one thing they all have in common is that Mary Magdalene is the first to witness, believe, and testify about the empty tomb / the risen Jesus.
She is the first Easter Christian.
And then she disappears from the Biblical story.
John makes no mention of Mary Magdalene until the crucifixion when she is mentioned as one of the women who witnesses Jesus being lifted up on the cross.
Verse 1. John gives no explanation of how the rather large stone that had sealed the tomb had been removed.
Verse 2. Notice that Mary makes the assumption that "they" have removed the stone and "they" have taken Jesus' body. This verse hints both at the existence of outsiders who would commit the sacrilege of robbing a grave and at a human way of explaining the empty tomb.