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The Resurrection of Jesus

Matt. 28:1–8; Luke 24:1–9

16 Now awhen the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bbought spices, that they might come and anoint Him. cVery early in the morning, on the first day of the week, they came to the tomb when the sun had risen. And they said among themselves, “Who will roll away the stone from the door of the tomb for us?” But when they looked up, they saw that the stone had been rolled away—for it was very large. dAnd entering the tomb, they saw a young man clothed in a long white robe sitting on the right side; and they were alarmed.

eBut he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid Him. But go, tell His disciples—and Peter—that He is going 1before you into Galilee; there you will see Him, fas He said to you.”

So they went out 2quickly and fled from the tomb, for they trembled and were amazed. gAnd they said nothing to anyone, for they were afraid.


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