Resurrection Appearances

Here is a quick Bible study and discussion piece to do with your family or guests on Easter (or anytime). These references attest to the physical resurrection appearances of Jesus. It doesn’t take long to look each one up. Just share your impressions of each encounter and move on to the next text. This list will provide lots of opportunities for discussion in your home this Easter:

Physical Resurrection Appearances of Jesus

Event Place Scripture
The Empty Tomb Jerusalem Matthew 28:1-8
To Mary Magdalene Garden, Jerusalem Mark 16:9-11
To other women Jerusalem Matthew 28:9-10
Two people at Emmaus Road to Emmaus Mark 16:12-13
To Peter Jerusalem Luke 24:34
10 Disciples, Upper Room Jerusalem John 20:19-25
11 Disciples, Upper Room Jerusalem Mark 16:14
7 Disciples, fishing Sea of Galilee John 21:1-14
11 Disciples on mountain Galilee Matthew 28:16-20
More than 500 people Unknown 1Corinthians 15:6
To James Unknown 1Corinthians 15:7
Disciples at His Ascension Mount of Olives Acts 1:3-9
To Paul Damascus Acts 9:1-19

He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed. Alleluia!

Polly Wegner
Dir. of Discipleship

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