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The friends of Christ coming at day-break to the place found the grave empty and the stone rolled away.  In varying ways they realized the new wonder; but even they hardly realized that the world had died in the night.  What they were looking at was the first day of a new creation, with a new heaven and a new earth; and in a semblance of the gardener God walked again in the garden, in the cool not of the evening but the dawn.

—G.K. Chesterton, The Everlasting Man (San Francisco: Ignatius, 1993), 213.  Quoted in Michael Reeves, Rejoicing in Christ (Downers Grove: InterVarsity, 2015), 65.

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