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He is Risen!

Read Matthew 27:57-66

  1. Who went to Pilate to ask for Jesus’ body? What do you learn about this man?
  2. What was done to Jesus’ body? (See also John 19:38-42).
  3. Who else was at the tomb before the stone was rolled against the door?
  4. What additional safety measure is taken at the tomb? Why? (Matt. 27:64-66).

Read: Matthew 28:1-10; Mark 16:1-11; Luke 24:1-12; John 20:1-18

  1. According to Matthew’s gospel, who comes to the tomb on Easter morning and what do they witness?
  2. According to the Angel in Matthew 28:6, where is Jesus? What proof does he offer? What command does he give to the women?
  3. What is the reaction of the women according to Matthew’s gospel to the news that Jesus is risen?
  4. Who do the women meet on the way to tell the disciples? What is their reaction? His? (Matthew 28)
  5. What cover up story is provided to the soldiers by the Jewish elders? Why?
  6. What is the commission Jesus gives to the disciples in Matthew 28:18-20. Copy it here.
  7. How does this apply to all of us? How do we know? Provide scripture references if you can.
  8. According to Luke’s gospel, what was Peter’s response to being told the tomb was empty?
  9. Read Luke 24. Luke 24 includes the story of Jesus revealing himself to two of the disciples traveling on the road to Emmaus. What does he discuss with them? When does he finally reveal himself?
  10. How does this interaction with Jesus influence them? How do you know?
  11. In Luke 24:36 and following, Jesus appears to the disciples. What is His greeting? What proof does He offer to verify it is Him? What proof does he offer that He is resurrected and not just a spirit?
  12. What instruction does he give the disciples at the end of Chapter 24 of Luke?
Garden Tomb, Jerusalem – the tomb is empty

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