June 5, 2024


“Don’t be alarmed,” he told them. “You are looking for Jesus the Nazarene, who was crucified. He has been resurrected! He is not here! See the place where they put him. – Mark 16:6 (HCSB)

The dramatic struggle of redemption ended on Friday when Jesus declared, “It is finished!” and then died. There was nothing left for Jesus to accomplish. His life was over and his ministry concluded. The lamb had been slain. The price had been paid. The blood of the final sacrifice had been spilt. Redemption was sealed. But that was not the end of the story. [Read more…]

Events in the Resurrection/Post-Resurrection Period

Below is a numbered listing of all recorded events in the Resurrection/Post-Resurrection Period. This is not an exhaustive listing of every text in the Gospels. (Luke’s introduction, for example, is not included because it is related to Luke’s writing of the Gospel rather than the events of Jesus’ life.) Further, the number and order of events is not always [Read more…]

Jesus is Resurrected

Event number 214. Jesus is resurrected – Matthew 28:2-4


Women Visit the Tomb to Anoint Jesus’ Body

Event number 215. Women visit the tomb to anoint Jesus’ body – Matthew 28:1, Mark 16:1-4, Luke 24:1-2


Women Discover the Empty Tomb

Event number 216. Women discover the empty tomb – Matthew 28:5-7, Mark 16:5-8, Luke 24:3-8, John 20:1-2


Peter & John Hurry to the Tomb

Event number 217. Peter & John hurry to the tomb – Luke 24:9-12, John 20:3-10


Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene

Event number 218. Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene – Mark 16:9-11, John 20:11-18


Jesus Sends the Women to Tell the Disciples

Event number 219. Jesus sends the women to tell the disciples – Matthew 28:8-10


Sanhedrin Bribes Soldiers

Event number 220. Sanhedrin bribes soldiers – Matthew 28:11-15


Jesus Appears to Two on the Road to Emmaus

Event number 221. Jesus appears to two on the road to Emmaus – Luke 24:13-35