Who was Mary Magdalene? Not every Gospel account of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection focus on the same events and details, but all four attest that Mary witnessed Jesus’ crucifixion and burial. Her connection to Jesus was undeniable. The healing that took place in her life on account of His miraculous presence inspired the rededication of her life to follow Jesus to His burial . . . until she could no longer physically see her Savior.
Mary’s desperate longing to be close to Christ, to serve Him in any way she could, became the way she lived her life. She knew she would not have a life to live if not for Him. What Mary lived daily is the faith we all strive to achieve. What was so special about Mary Magdalene, that Jesus chose her to walk out such an extravagant story? Who was she, and what happened to her after the resurrection of Christ?
Here are five questions answered about Mary Magdalene in the Bible.