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I. THE EMPTY TOMB. (vv.1-18)

Why

John selects those things which build faith. (vv.30-31) V. 30-31

 

Time

Early morning first day of the week. (v.1)

 

Who

Mary Magdalene. (v.1)

 

What

The stone is rolled away from the sepulcher. (v.1)

 

Reaction

She ran to tell Simon Peter and the other disciple, whom Jesus loved. (v.2)

 

Confusion

We don't know where they have taken our Lord. (v.2)

 

The Race To The Tomb. (v.3-8)

Result

The other disciple out ran Peter. (v.4)

 

Other disciple

Looked in and saw linen clothes. (v.5)

 

Peter

Went into the tomb and saw: (v.6)

    - linen clothes.

    - napkin from His head wrapped by itself. (v.7)

 

Other disciple

Went in saw and believed. (v.8)

 

Confusion

They went home not knowing the scripture that He must rise again. (v.9-10)

 

Mary And The Angels

Mary

Stood without the sepulcher weeping and looked in. (v.11-13)
Saw an angel at the foot and head of where Jesus had lain. (v.12)

 

Angels

Asked why she was weeping. (v.13)

 

Mary

I don't know where they have taken Him. (v.13)

 

Mary Magdalene And Jesus

Event

She did not recognize Him. (v.14)

 

Questions

Jesus asked. "Why weepest thou?" and "Whom seekest thou?". (v.15)

 

Answer

If you have taken Him, tell me and I will taken Him away. (v.15)

 

Reaction

Jesus calls her by name and she knows Him: Rabboni. (v.16)

 

Command

Touch me not, but go to my brethren and tell them I ascend to my Father. (v.17)

 

Reaction

She went and told them. (v.18)

 

II. APPEARANCES TO THE TWELVE. (vv.19-29)

Jesus with the twelve minus Thomas

Time

Evening of the same day (first day). (v.19)

 

Place

Room where the disciples met with doors shut for fear of the Jews. (v.1)

 

Event

Jesus stood in the midst of them. (v.1)

 

Comment

"Peace be unto you". (v.19)

 

Action

Jesus showed His hands and side. (v.20)

 

Reaction

They were glad. (v.20)

 

Commission: Jesus said, I send you as I was sent

Jesus

Breathed on them and said:. (v.22)

    - Receive the Holy Ghost 

    - you have the power to remit sins. (v.23)

    - you have the power to retain sins. (v.23)

 

Thomas called Didymus

Was not with them. (v.24)

 

Result

They told him they had seen the Lord. (v.25)

 

Thomas

Said he would not believe except he: (v.25)

    - see the print of the nail in His hands

    - put his finger into the print of the nails

    - thrust his hand into His side

 

Jesus

With The Twelve Including Thomas. (vv.26-29)

 

Time

Eight days later. (v.26)

 

Jesus

Again appeared in a room with shut doors. (v.26)

Said, "Peace be unto you"

Offered Thomas the evidence he wanted. (v.27)

 

Reaction

Thomas said, "My Lord and my God". (v.28)

 

Blessing

You see therefore you believe. (v.29)

"Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed". (v.29)

 

III. Reason For The Writings V.30-31

Statement

Jesus did many other signs not written in this book. (v.30)

 

These are written

    - That ye might believe that Jesus is: (v.31)

        * Jesus is the Christ

        * Jesus is the Son of God

    - That believing ye might have life through His name 

 

 

John 20 Questions

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Q1.  On the _____ day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the sepulcher. (v.1)

First.

Second.

Third.

 

Q2.  She first told _____ the tomb was empty. (v.2)

John.

Andrew.

Peter.

 

Q3.  Who got to the sepulcher first? (v.4)

Peter.

The other disciple.

  It was a tie.

 

Q4.  What did Peter see in the sepulchre? (vv.5-7)

Linen clothes and a napkin.

Linen clothes.

A napkin.

 

Q5.  Who went into the sepulcher first? (v.7)

Mary.

The other disciple.

Peter.

 

Q6.  Who is said to believe first? (v.8)

Mary.

The other disciple.

Peter.

 

Q7.  Whom did Mary see in the sepulcher? (v.12)

One angel.

Two angels.

Three angels.

 

Q8.  Whom did Mary suppose Jesus was? (v.15)

Peter.

The other disciple.

  The Gardner.

 

Q9.  Jesus said, "Touch me not...".  Why? (v.17)

He had not yet ascended.

He was divine.

He was a spirit.

 

Q10.  What day of the week did Jesus first appear to the disciples after His resurrection? (v.19)

The First.

The Second.

The Third.

 

Q11.  Who was missing that day? (v.24)

Peter.

Thomas.

James.

 

Q12.  What did Thomas say he had to see before he would believe? (v.25)

His hands and His side.

His side.

His hands.

 

Q13.  How long was it before they saw Jesus again? (v.26)

Six days.

Eight days.

Ten days.

 

Q14.  When Thomas saw the evidence what did he say? (v.28)

My Lord and my God.

My Lord.

My God.

 

Q15.  Whom did Jesus say was more blessed than Thomas? (v.29)

The other Apostles.

Those who also see and believe.

Those who have not seen yet believe.

 

Q16.  All of the signs Jesus did were written in this book. (v.30)

True.

False.

 

Q17.  Jesus said as a result of believing He is the Christ one would have _____. (v.31)

Salvation.

Forgiveness.

Life.

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