Gospel of Matthew | Day Fifteen
By: Taylor Cage | To type in your answers to today’s study, click here.
This chapter is what it’s all about—none of the other 27 chapters of this book matter without this one. Without the resurrection, we are all still dead in our sins. But because of the resurrection, we have life eternal.
Take a moment to consider how amazing and unbelievable this story is. Imagine what it must have been like to be there. Read the story and picture yourself there, in the midst of it.
Read Matthew 28:1-10.
Who did Jesus appear to first?
What does that tell you about the character of Jesus?
What was the first reaction of the women once they found out that Jesus was alive?
What should our first reaction be when we read this same Good News?
Read Matthew 28:11-15.
Why would the guards want to cover up the disappearance of Jesus’s body from the tomb?
Read Matthew 28:16-20.
What did the disciples do when they saw Jesus?
What did Jesus say to the disciples?
Read it in a couple of different versions. Write it out in your own words.
Consider Jesus’s command. Are you doing what He has commanded you to do?
What are Jesus’s last words to His people?
What does it mean to you that Jesus is with you always?
These are the last spoken words of Jesus Christ to His disciples. And yet, Jesus is still speaking. In what ways is Jesus still speaking to us as believers?
Even though Jesus spoke His last words to the disciples in Matthew 28, Jesus is still speaking to us through His Word and the Holy Spirit.
Take some time and reflect on all that you’ve read and learned through the Gospel of Matthew in these last three weeks. List out some of the characteristics of Jesus that have stood out to you as you’ve read. Write out verses that you want to memorize. Consider chapters that have convicted you and called you to action.
And never forget: Jesus is with you always.