The Resurrection of Jesus the Son of God

Acts 1:3

The apostles to whom, he also presented himself as living in many definite-proofs after he suffered on the cross, being seen by them throughout forty days and saying the things concerning the kingdom of God.

The Burial

  • John 19:31

  • John 19:33

  • John 19:34

  • John 19:39, 40

  • Mark 15:42-46

  • Matthew 27:60

  • John 19:41

  • Luke 23:53

  • Mark 15:47

  • Luke 23:55

  • Matthew 27:62-66

The Resurrection

  • Matthew 28:2-4

  • Mark 16:1-7

  • Mark 16:8

  • Luke 24:9-11

  • Luke 24:12

  • John 20:2-10

Appearances

Appearances by scripture

  • Acts 1:3

  • Acts 1:21, 22

  • Acts 10:40, 41

  • Mark 16:19, 20;

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Appearances by scripture, continued

  • Luke 24:50-53

  • Acts 1:9-12

Appearances by event

  1. Mary Magdalene – Mark 16:9-11; John 20:11-18

  2. Other women – Matthew 28:9, 10

  3. Peter – Luke 24:34; 1 Corinthians 15:5

  4. Two disciples, one named Cleopas – Mark 16:12, 13; Luke 24:13-34

  5. Ten apostles, Thomas absent – Mark 16:14; Luke 24:36-43; John 20:19-25

  6. Eleven apostles, including Thomas – John 20:26-31

  7. Seven of His disciples while they were fishing – John 21:1-25

  8. Eleven apostles in Galilee – Mark 16:15-18; Matthew 28:16-20

  9. Over 500 – 1 Corinthians 15:6

  10. James – 1 Corinthians 15:7

  11. Eleven apostles before his ascension – Luke 24:44-49; Acts 1:3-8; 1 Corinthians 15:7

  12. Paul – 1 Corinthians 15:8

Day of Resurrection

  • Mark 16:9

  • Matthew 28:1-4

  • Luke 24:1, 2

  • John 20:1

  • Matthew 26:61; 27:40, 63

  • Mark 8:31; 9:31; 10:34; 14:58

  • John 2:19, 20

  • Matthew 16:21; 17:23; 20:19; 27:64

  • Luke 9:22; 18:33; 24:7, 21, 46

  • Acts 10:40

  • 1 Corinthians 15:4

  • Matthew 16:21

  • Mark 8:31

  • Matthew 27:63, 64

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Day of Resurrection, continued

  • Matthew 12:40

  • Luke 24:20, 21

  • Luke 24:1

  • Luke 24:21

  • Luke 24:33

  • John 20:24

  • John 20:26-29

  • 1 Corinthians 15:5

  • Acts 7:14b

  • Exodus 1:5

  • John 3:14

  • Matthew 12:40

Arguments Against the Resurrection

  • Matthew 28:11-15

  • Mark 14:10, 11

  • Acts 2:31, 32; 4:33; 5:30; 10:49; 13:30; 17:18

  • Mark 15:46

  • John 19:41

  • Mark 9:31, 32

  • 1 Corinthians 15:6

  • 1 Corinthians15:22

  • Mark 16:7

  • 1 Corinthians 15:6

  • Acts 1:3

  • Acts 1:22, 23

  • Acts 2:31, 32

  • Luke 1:1-4

  • Mark 14:50

  • Luke 24:21

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  • Acts 4:2, 17

  • Acts 13:30

  • Galatians 1:23

Nature of the Resurrected Body

  • John 20:27

  • Luke 24:39b, 40

  • Luke 24:41-43

  • 1 Corinthians 15:50

  • 1 Corinthians 15:44

Meaning of the Resurrection

  1. Jesus is the Christ who now rules supreme (Acts 2:33-36; Ephesians 1:20-23).

  2. There will be a judgment (Acts 17:31).

  3. Jesus can save us and forgive us (Romans 5:10; 1 Corinthians 15:17; Hebrews 7:25).

  4. We can be raised to a new life with Him in baptism (Romans 6:4; Colossians 2:12).

  5. We should be joined to Jesus, not the Law (Romans7:4).

  6. He ever lives to help us (Romans 8:34; Hebrews 7:25).

  7. We will be raised (1 Corinthians 6:14; 15:12; 2 Corinthians 4:14).

  8. Our faith has a firm basis (1 Corinthians 15:14, 17).

  9. Our loved ones have not perished (1 Corinthians 15:18).

  10. We should continually serve Jesus (1 Corinthians 15:58).

  11. Satan has been defeated (1 Corinthians 15:55-57; Hebrews 2:14, 15).

  12. The power of His resurrection can transform us (Philippians 3:10; Colossians 3:1-3).

  13. We can have hope (1 Peter 1:3).

  14. Eternal life in heaven can be ours (1 Peter 1:4)

Conclusion

  • Romans 6:4-8

  • Colossians 2:12

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