Because it was the Jewish day of Preparation and since the tomb was nearby, they laid Jesus there. (John 19:42)

Throughout the centuries since the Church of the Holy Sepulchre was built, the tomb has been enthroned in marble.

Marble tomb at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre

We enter the small chamber within the tomb and worship Jesus.

Church of the Holy Sepulchre small chamber

Church of the Holy Sepulchre small marble tomb

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