wch. 11:27; Dan. 7:13, 14; John 3:35; 13:3; 17:2; Acts 2:36; Rom. 14:9; 1 Cor. 15:27; Eph. 1:10, 20-22; Phil. 2:9, 10; Col. 2:10; Heb. 1:2; 2:8; 1 Pet. 3:22; [ch. 9:6; John 5:27]
The Resurrection1 a Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and b the other Mary went to see the tomb. 2And behold, there was a great earthquake, for c an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. 3 d His appearance was like lightning, and e his clothing white as snow. 4And for fear of him the guards trembled and f became like dead men. 5But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. 6He is not here, for he has risen, g as he said. Come, see the place where he ▼
▼Some manuscripts the Lordlay. 7Then go quickly and tell his disciples that he has risen from the dead, and behold i he is going before you to Galilee; there you will see him. See, I have told you.” 8So they departed quickly from the tomb j with fear and great joy, and ran to tell his disciples. 9And behold, Jesus k met them and said, “Greetings!” And they came up and l took hold of his feet and m worshiped him. 10Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid; n go and tell o my brothers to go to Galilee, and there they will see me.”
The Report of the Guard11While they were going, behold, some of p the guard went into the city and told the chief priests all that had taken place. 12And when they had assembled with the elders and taken counsel, they gave a sufficient sum of money to the soldiers 13and said, “Tell people, q ‘His disciples came by night and stole him away while we were asleep.’ 14And if this comes to r the governor’s ears, we will s satisfy him and keep you out of trouble.” 15So they took the money and did as they were directed. And this story has been spread among the Jews t to this day.
The Great Commission16Now the eleven disciples u went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17And when they saw him they v worshiped him, but some doubted. 18And Jesus came and said to them, w “All authority x in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 y Go therefore and z make disciples of aa all nations ab baptizing them ac in ▼
▼Or intoae the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20teaching them af to observe all that ag I have commanded you. And behold ah I am with you always, to ai the end of the age.”
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