Burial and the Tomb

Reading Assignment:

Matthew 27:57-66
Mark 15:42-47
Luke 23:50-56
John 19:31-42

Exodus 12:46; 20:8-11

Did you understand what you read?

  1. What did the Jews request be done to those on the cross? Why?
  2. Why wasnít Jesusí legs broken? How was his death confirmed? Who confirms this?
  3. At evening, who asked Pilate for Jesusí body? What position did he hold? What was he secretly?
  4. Who confirmed that Jesus was dead?
  5. What was done to the body and where was it placed? Who helped in the burial?
  6. Who watched over the grave?
  7. What day did the chief priests and Pharisees come to Pilate?
  8. What did they request of Pilate? Why?
  9. How was the grave made secure?