Witnesses to the Resurrection

Reading Assignment:

Matthew 28:1-15
Mark 16:1-11
Luke 24:1-12
John 20:1-18


Did you understand what you read?

  1. Who went to the grave? Why were they going? When did they go?
  2. What happened to the stone on the tomb?
  3. What did the guards see and how did they react?
  4. How many angels are mentioned and where were they seen?
  5. What did the angel tell the women?
  6. What did Peter and John find at the tomb?
  7. Who saw Jesus first?
  8. Who did the guard report to? Why is that strange?
  9. What were they given and what were they to report? Why is that odd?
  10. What story is popular among the Jews? What evidence was presented to show the story to be a false one?
  11. Is it possible that the Jews had stolen the body? Why?
  12. The Muslims, and others, like to claim that Jesus only appeared dead and that he later revived and left the tomb. What evidence was presented to show that this story is false.