What had happened on the Friday before that? (compare Luke 22:47-23:55)
Jesus was arrested
Jesus was put on trial like a criminal
Jesus was nailed to a cross
Jesus died and was buried
All answers are correct
Why were the women taking spices to the tomb? (1b) The women took the spices they had prepared. Then they went to the tomb.
They were planning to bake a cake
They wanted to make scented candles
They wanted to prepare Jesus’ body for burial
They wanted to do one last thing to honor Jesus after his death
Both “c” and “d” are correct
How do you think the women were feeling as they approached the tomb? (Choose all that apply.)
If you were going to someone’s tomb, but didn’t find the body, what would be your first guess about why the body wasn’t there? (2-4a)They found the stone rolled away from it. 3 When they entered the tomb, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. 4 They were wondering about this.
Someone stole the body
The person never really died
An amazing miracle occurred and the person rose from the dead and walked out of the tomb
Who were the two men in bright clothes? (4b-5a)Suddenly two men in clothes as bright as lightning stood beside them. 5 The women were terrified. They bowed down with their faces to the ground.
Jewish religious leaders
What did the two men remind the women of? (5b-8) Then the men said to them, "Why do you look for the living among the dead? 6 Jesus is not here! He has risen! Remember how he told you he would rise. It was while he was still with you in Galilee. 7 He said, 'The Son of Man must be handed over to sinful people. He must be nailed to a cross. On the third day he will rise from the dead.’” 8Then the women remembered Jesus' words.
That Jesus had told them he would be handed over to sinful people
That Jesus had told them he would be nailed to a cross
That Jesus had told them he would rise from the dead on the third day
All answers are correct
How do you think the women felt after they realized what had happened?(Choose all that apply.)
What did the women do when they returned from the tomb? (9-10)They came back from the tomb. They told all these things to the Eleven and to all the others. 10 Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the others with them were the ones who told the apostles.
Did the apostles believe what the women said?Why or why not? (11-12)But the apostles did not believe the women. Their words didn't make any sense to them. 12 But Peter got up and ran to the tomb. He bent over and saw the strips of linen lying by themselves. Then he went away, wondering what had happened.