This was an obvious sign for the Jews, that the minds of those persecutors who crucified Him, these were wrapped in spiritual darkness (Rom. 11:25) “blindness in past has happened to Israel.” They have been rebuked and cursed by king David due to his love to God (Ps. 69:23) “Let their eyes be darkened, so they do not see.” Yes indeed, creation lamented itself to God; for the sun got …. And the rocks cracked, and the temple itself was clothed in sorrow, for the veil got torn from top to bottom.
+ St Cyril
Are my eyes opened and is my heart ready to accept God in my life or is my heart hardened like the soldiers who saw God but never believed?