27 Then saith he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing. 6 Then cometh Simon Peter following him, and went into the sepulchre, and seeth the linen clothes lie. He spoke with affection, as one that took hold of Christ with all his might; "My Lord and my God." What was John’s reaction to the empty tomb and the linen wrappings? 25 The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. 22 And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost: 23 Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; and whose soever sins ye retain, they are retained. Christ's way of making himself known to his people is by his word; his word applied to their souls, speaking to them in particular. (AC) The disciples were overjoyed(AD) when they saw the Lord. Observe the relation to God, from union with Christ. (F) 4 Both were running, but the other disciple outran Peter and reached the tomb first. 4 They ran together, but the other disciple, running faster than Peter, reached the tomb first;. 3 Peter therefore went forth, and that other disciple, and came to the sepulchre. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb(M) 12 and saw two angels in white,(N) seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe. A sense of guilt hinders us in the service of God. The Resurrection. 25 So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord!”, But he said to them, “Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side,(AK) I will not believe.”(AL), 26 A week later his disciples were in the house again, and Thomas was with them. 2 Then she runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid him. 1 The first day of the week cometh Mary Magdalene early, when it was yet dark, unto the sepulchre, and seeth the stone taken away from the sepulchre. John 20 The Resurrection. 5 he bent down and saw the linen cloths lying on the ground, but did not go in.. 6 Simon Peter, following him, also came up, went into the tomb, saw the linen cloths lying on the ground. They fu… Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord. Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and. And that, in the kingdom of the Messiah, the first day of the week should be that solemn day, was pointed out, in that Christ on that day once and again met his disciples in a religious assembly. If we are faithless, we are Christless and graceless, hopeless and joyless. After Jesus' death and burial, His followers were confused and in despair. 17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God. The Empty Tomb. John 7:39 He was speaking about the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were later to receive. CHAPTER 20. 7 And the napkin, that was about his head, not lying with the linen clothes, but wrapped together in a place by itself. 9 For as yet they knew not the scripture, that he must rise again from the dead. Little did they know their sorrow was about to turn to joy—Jesus was alive. 4 So they ran both together: and the other disciple did outrun Peter, and came first to the sepulchre. 20: 21: Christ's resurrection and manifestation to his disciples. 20. (30,31)1-10 If Christ gave his life a ransom, and had not taken it again, it would not have appeared that his giving it was accepted as satisfaction. 8 Finally the other disciple, who had reached the tomb first,(J) also went inside. When He manifests his love to believers by the comforts of his Spirit, he assures them that because he lives, they shall live also. Why was Mary coming? . 1 Early in the morning on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone was moved away from the entrance. OUTLINE: 4 B The Resurrection: Jesus conquers death (20:1-29) 1 C The discovery of the resurrection of Jesus by the disciples (20:1-18) 1 D Mary Magdalene discovers the empty tomb and summons Peter and John (20:1-2) 2 D Peter and John visit the empty tomb and find Jesus’ graveclothes (20:3-10) 3 D Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene (20:11-18) 1 E Mary looks into the tom Whose soever sins ye remit, they are remitted unto them; Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed. We must do our best, and neither envy those who can do better, nor despise those who do as well as they can, though they come behind. To what disciple did Jesus say 'Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed'? 6 Then Simon Peter came along behind him and went straight into the tomb. Let them not think this earth is to be their home and rest; their eye and aim, and earnest desires, must be upon another world, and this ever upon their hearts, I ascend, therefore I must seek the things which are above. He saw and believed. )(L) 10 Then the disciples went back to where they were staying. . He said, Receive ye the Holy Ghost, thus showing that their spiritual life, as well as all their ability for their work, would be derived from him, and depended upon him. New International Version (NIV), “They have taken my Lord away,” she said, “and I don’t know where they have put him.”. 2 Then she runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid him. 2 Then she ran and came to Simon Peter, and to the c other disciple, d whom Jesus loved, and said to them, "They have taken away the Lord out of the tomb, and we do not know where they have laid Him." See how Mary's heart was in earnest to find Jesus. The disciples of Christ should endeavour to build up one another in their most holy faith, both by repeating what they have heard to those that were absent, and by making known what they have experienced. It's very early in the morning, so it's still dark outside. John 20 - NIV: Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene went to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the entrance. Matthew 18:18, ‘Loose,’ and ‘bind,’ where subsequently, after the transfiguration, (1) the binding and (2) loosing are given also to the disciples in common; the loosing to be exercised chiefly by prayer in the name of Christ (John 20). As the Father has sent Me, so also I am sending you." 13 They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?”(O), “They have taken my Lord away,” she said, “and I don’t know where they have put him.”(P) 14 At this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there,(Q) but she did not realize that it was Jesus. 20:1-8pp — Mt 28:1-8; Mk 16:1-8; Lk 24:1-10, Mt 28:2, 3; Mk 16:5; Lk 24:4; Ac 1:10; S 5:19; 10:30, NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Comfort Print: Follow God’s Redemptive Plan as It Unfolds throughout Scripture, NIV, Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible, Personal Size, Red Letter Edition: Bringing to Life the Ancient World of Scripture, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Romans, Comfort Print, NIV, Story of Jesus: Experience the Life of Jesus as One Seamless Story, NIV, Chronological Study Bible: Holy Bible, New International Version, NIV, Beautiful Word Bible Journal, Luke, Comfort Print. cometh Mary Magdalene early, Matthew 28:1 Matthew 28:2). He saw the strips of linen lying there, 7 as well as the cloth that had been wrapped around Jesus’ head. The resurrection chapter, in 1 st Corinthians, is an extended illustration of that thought. It was a great trial to Mary, that the body was gone. He might justly have been left in his unbelief, after rejecting such abundant proofs. Thomas limited the Holy One of Israel, when he would be convinced by his own method or not at all. See with what pleasure those who love Jesus speak of his authority over them. They have clearly laid down the marks whereby a child of God may be discerned and be distinguished from a false professor; and according to what they have declared shall every case be decided in the day of judgment. Verses 1-2 "It was very early on the first day of the week and still dark, when Mary of Magdala came to the tomb. When she comes closer to the tomb, she sees that the stone that laid over the opening has been removed and the tomb has been open. 9 (They still did not understand from Scripture(K) that Jesus had to rise from the dead. Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus. Reach out your hand and put it into my side. she runneth and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre--Dear disciple! Mary Magdalene, Peter, and John find the empty tomb—The risen Christ appears to Mary Magdalene in the garden—He appears to the disciples and shows His resurrected body—Thomas feels the wounds in Jesus’ hands, feet, and side—Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God. 26 And after eight days again his disciples were within, and Thomas with them: then came Jesus, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, Peace be unto you. (S) Who is it you are looking for?”, Thinking he was the gardener, she said, “Sir, if you have carried him away, tell me where you have put him, and I will get him.”. All rights reserved worldwide. … 2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved, and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him! 28 And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God. 5 He bent over and looked in(G) at the strips of linen(H) lying there but did not go in. CHAPTER 20 *. For the Spirit had not yet been given, because Jesus had not yet been glorified. Have a student read John 20:30–31 and then ask students to explain how this might be a good summary for all four Gospels. John 20:20 is the twentieth verse of the twentieth chapter of the Gospel of John in the New Testament.It contains the reaction the disciples to Jesus' first appearance after his resurrection and Jesus showing his hands and his side. 3 So Peter and the other disciple started for the tomb. As yet the disciples knew not the Scripture; they Christ must rise again from the dead.11-18 We are likely to seek and find, when we seek with affection, and seek in tears. • The disciples, the eleven less Thomas (20:19-23). Go instead to my brothers. The Empty Tomb (). (AH) 23 If you forgive anyone’s sins, their sins are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.”(AI), 24 Now Thomas(AJ) (also known as Didymus[a]), one of the Twelve, was not with the disciples when Jesus came. (C) 2 So she came running to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one Jesus loved,(D) and said, “They have taken the Lord out of the tomb, and we don’t know where they have put him!”(E). 19 Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you. What kind of stone would have been blocking the entrance? Thomas was ashamed of his unbelief, and cried out, My Lord and my God. (2) The testimony of three individuals is given: that of John, of Mary Magdalene, and of Thomas. 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