ii. What kind of power is it not? The New Testament Pauline Epistles v. His presence means peace, because it always reminds us that the church belongs to Jesus. ii. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation. In these texts, Jesus is speaking directly to “the eleven.” Are the instructions restricted to these individuals, or do they apply to others? Some say He didn’t die at all, but just swooned or fainted on the cross and spontaneously revived in the tomb. The Gospels If we can believe anything in history, we can believe the reliable, confirmed testimony of these eyewitnesses. i. (Mat 28:1-3) Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany find an angel at the tomb. Change ). It is Philip, with whom the Savior has been so long, and yet he has not known him. - The resurrection of Jesus - Mt 28:1-10 - The soldiers are bribed - Mt 28:11-15 - The Great Commission - Mt 28:16-20 2) Who came to the tomb at dawn on the first day of the week? -------------------- 1. A large sum of money: “The Greek is literally ‘sufficient money’ – it would need to be large!” (France). iv. ii. A plain, simple understanding of these evidences of the resurrection of Jesus answers all of these theories, and shows they take far more faith to believe than the Biblical account does. iv. Historical Books It answers the question -- What is your purpose? Simply, Jesus’ resurrection proved that His death was an actual propitiation for sin and that the Father had accepted it as such. iii. He will be present with His people until the job of making disciples is done – until the end of the age. 1. i. Since Jesus promised, “I am with you always,” then we work together with Him in all our service. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point a. Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb: They came to finish the preparation of Jesus’ body, which was cut short by the Sabbath (Luke 24:1-3). Wisdom Literature ” ‘All’ dominates Matthew 28:18-20 and ties these verses together: all authority, all nations, all things, all the days.” (Carson), ii. [A previous revision of this page can be found here]. i. It would have – it should have – been enough to merely hear the testimony of the angel. Johannine Writings Matthew was more interested in showing that the promise of Jesus in Matthew 26:32 was fulfilled. In Israel, one may see many graves and tombs – there is an ocean of tombs on the Mount of Olives, and vast sea of graves outside the eastern wall of the temple mount. We are studying two short texts, Matthew 28:16-20 and Acts 1:6-8, for Sunday, April 29. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. Behold, I have told you.” So they went out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His disciples word. Why, do we think? Pentateuch 5. iii. If it was true that the guards were asleep, they could not know that it was His disciples that stole the body of Jesus. While the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and reported to the chief priests everything that had happened. d. Of all the nations: In His previous ministry, Jesus deliberately restricted His work to the Jewish people (Matthew 15:24) and previously sent His disciples with the same restriction (Matthew 10:6). Not just the horizon is in view, but each day as we live it.” (Carson). 4. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! The old King James Version translates “Rejoice!” with All hail! a. Does it affect the attitude the disciples will have?). i. a. When they saw Him, they worshiped Him: This was not their first meeting with the risen Jesus; but it was an important one. 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Pauline Epistles The Gospels [Some notes on these texts are here.] Blue Letter Bible offers several daily devotional readings in order to help you refocus on Christ and the Gospel of His peace and righteousness. range of evangelical traditions, all of the ideas and principles conveyed Notably, Jesus received the worship of these ladies. What makes us think this? c. An angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat on it: When the women came to the tomb, they saw the stone rolled away and an angel sitting on the stone. Go and tell My brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see Me: Jesus told the women to do the same thing that the angel told them to do. Prophets Pauline Epistles Minor Prophets GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point ( Log Out /  My brethren: “This is the first time our Lord called his disciples by this endearing name: they no doubt thought that their Lord would reproach them with their past cowardice and infidelity; but, in speaking thus, he gives them a full assurance, in the most tender terms, that all that was passed was buried for ever.” (Clarke). i. “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 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All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth: This commission that follows is given in light of the authority of Jesus. It is the same idea as if an officer reminded a private of his rank before he gave the order. ii. The door to the tomb was wide open. The Old Testament b. Jesus met them, saying “Rejoice!” What else could Jesus say to these women? Article Images Copyright © 2020 Getty Images unless otherwise indicated. b. We sometimes sing: “You ask me how I know He lives; He lives, He lives inside my heart.” But that is not the best way to prove Jesus lives. (, California - Do Not Sell My Personal Information. c. Ran to bring His disciples word: The women – filled with fear and great joy – did exactly what the angel told them to do. Why, or why not? How do we feel about this? The eleven disciples went away into Galilee: Matthew doesn’t tell us about the Jerusalem appearances of Jesus to His disciples, as John does. -------------------- John 3:16, Jesus faith love), The Whole Bible -------------------- After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. i. 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(Mat 28:7-8) The angel’s instructions to Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany. i. Wisdom Literature Others say He really died, but His body was stolen. You can see the tomb of Rebekka, the tomb of David, the tomb of Absalom – but you won’t find the tomb of Jesus anywhere. Pentateuch What does “with” mean for us? The Old Testament -------------------- Johannine Writings Wisdom Literature “In the name is literally ‘into the name’, implying entrance into an allegiance.” (France). Does it apply to us, do we think? You are cordially invited to follow Matters of Interpretation, along with a few others. How do we, ourselves, follow these instructions? vi. ( Log Out /  The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, 2. Who were the last at the cross and the first at the tomb? What does it mean to be a witness? Copyright © 2020, Bible Study Tools. Both concern Jesus’ last instructions to “the eleven,” after his resurrection and just prior to his ascension. Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb. (Mat 28:11-15) The cover-up of the resurrection begins with the bribery of the guards. There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it. Pentateuch Poetical Books c. Come, see the place where the Lord lay: The stone was not rolled away to let Jesus out. Go and tell My brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see Me.”. a. 3. Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding.