The Empty Tomb

909 Words Jul 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Between how the empty tomb was discovered, who discovered it, who told the discoverers where Jesus had gone, there were many differences in these stories details pertaining to this. Another vast difference came in the reactions to what the storytellers told the disciples and who Jesus appeared to in regards to getting others to believe what has happened. Matthew 27, the crucifixion was one that is very familiar to many Christians; this story doesn’t often stray from its basis. The one new thing I did learn was that two rebels were executed with Him and even they cursed Jesus’ name at the time. One of my favorite differences between Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John were when the message of Jesus’ resurrection was told to people. Between the angel, the young man with a white robe, two men in gleaming robes, or Jesus himself, the stories all came from a different perspective but for the most part were very similar and that specifically was interesting to research. The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; He has risen, just as He said. Come and see the place where He lay….” In this encounter, Mary and Mary Magdalene both approached the tomb but was confronted by this angel on the closed tomb who told them the fate of Jesus. In their quest to inform the disciples of this great news they met with the presence of Jesus who told them not to be afraid and to tell his brothers to go to Galilee and…

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