Thematic Bible

Matthew 28:1 (show verse)

Now after the Sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to look at the grave.

Matthew 28:2 (show verse)

And behold, a severe earthquake had occurred, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled away the stone and sat upon it.

Matthew 28:3 (show verse)

And his appearance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow.

Matthew 28:4 (show verse)

The guards shook for fear of him and became like dead men.

Matthew 28:5 (show verse)

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified.

Matthew 28:6 (show verse)

He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said. Come, see the place where He was lying.

Matthew 28:7 (show verse)

Go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the dead; and behold, He is going ahead of you into Galilee, there you will see Him; behold, I have told you.”

Matthew 28:8 (show verse)

And they left the tomb quickly with fear and great joy and ran to report it to His disciples.

Matthew 28:9 (show verse)

And behold, Jesus met them and greeted them. And they came up and took hold of His feet and worshiped Him.

Matthew 28:10 (show verse)

Then Jesus *said to them, Do not be afraid; go and take word to My brethren to leave for Galilee, and there they will see Me.”

Matthew 28:11 (show verse)

Now while they were on their way, some of the guard came into the city and reported to the chief priests all that had happened.

Matthew 28:12 (show verse)

And when they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers,

Matthew 28:13 (show verse)

and said, “You are to say, ‘His disciples came by night and stole Him away while we were asleep.’

Matthew 28:14 (show verse)

And if this should come to the governor’s ears, we will win him over and keep you out of trouble.”

Matthew 28:15 (show verse)

And they took the money and did as they had been instructed; and this story was widely spread among the Jews, and is to this day.

Matthew 28:16 (show verse)

But the eleven disciples proceeded to Galilee, to the mountain which Jesus had designated.

Matthew 28:17 (show verse)

When they saw Him, they worshiped Him; but some were doubtful.

Matthew 28:18 (show verse)

And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

Matthew 28:19 (show verse)

Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit,

Matthew 28:20 (show verse)

teaching them to observe all that I commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.”