A village 7 miles outside of Jerusalem; two disciples were going here on the 3rd day following the burial of Jesus... on the road they meet up with Jesus who is revealed to them in the breaking of bread
(Luke) Goes to the tomb with oils and spices to anoint the body of Jesus
Mary, mother of James
(Mark and Luke) Goes to the tomb with oils and spices to anoint the body of Jesus
(All gospels) Goes to the tomb with oils and spices to anoint the body of Jesus - She is the only one at the tomb in John
(Mark) Goes to the tomb with oils and spices to anoint the body of Jesus
His saving power is working in the resurrection; the angel in the tomb when Jesus was risen
Where is God seen?
When the priest made a deal with the guard - the priests gave the guards money to say that the disciples stole Jesus' body; between Jesus and Peter when he reinforces the covenant (reinstates)
Where is Berith seen?
When they share a meal together in the Road to Emmaus story - the two men told Jesus to stay with them because it was late and they welcomed him into their home and then realized he was Jesus; the women who go to the tomb to anoint it
Where is Hospitality seen?
When they see the tomb is dark and empty; every time they go to the tomb it is dark outside
Where is Araphel seen?
When Jesus is wrapped in burial clothes; the tomb is bound by stone
Where is Akidah seen?
When the disciples think that Jesus is a ghost, but then he eats a piece of fish; when they knew God was with them on the road - felt it inside
Where is Numinous seen?
When the people see the angel in the tomb and it says, "Do not be afraid"
Where is Theophany seen?
In the story 'On the Road to Emmaus' it foreshadows eucharist because he took bread, blessed and broke it; as soon as Jesus eats with the people on the road
Where is Memoria seen?
The guards know everything - they know that Jesus rose but are told by the priests and elders to say it was stolen by the disciples while they were asleep
Where is Intelligentia seen?
When people (the disciples) find out Jesus is still alive; Mary runs with joy to to find the disciples after she discovers the empty tomb; when anyone seen the resurrected Jesus (like Thomas who wanted to feel his wounds)
Where is Chaphes seen?
Mary Magdeline and the other Mary
Who went to the tomb in Matthew?
Mary Magdeline, Mary, James' mother, Salome
Who went to the tomb in Mark?
The women: Mary Magdeline, Joanna, Mary, James' mother, others Peter came later
Who went to the tomb in Luke?
Mary Magdeline was the only one but the she went to get Simon Peter and the "other disciple"
Who went to the tomb in John?
Angel of the Lord and the place where he lay (the empty tomb)
What did the people at the tomb in Matthew see?
The stone was rolled back; young man in white; place where they had laid Jesus (empty tomb)
What did the people at the tomb in Mark see?
The stone was rolled away; no body (empty tomb); two men in dazzling clothes
What did the people at the tomb in Luke see?
The stone was removed; linen wrappings; two angels in white; empty tomb; a "gardener" who was really Jesus
What did the people at the tomb in John see?
"Do not be afraid; I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for he has been raised from the dead... go tell the disciples"
What were the people at the tomb in Matthew told?
Do not be alarmed; he has been risen; to go tell disciples and Peter
What were the people at the tomb in Mark told?
Why do you seek the living among the dead?; He is not here; he has risen; remember how he told you about how he would rise on the third day
What were the people at the tomb in Luke told?
Why are you weeping?; Jesus called Mary by her name; do not hold me; go tell my brothers
What were the people at the tomb in John told?
They ran to tell the others; meet Jesus; worship him
What did the people at the tomb in Matthew do after the angel spoke to them?
Fled in amazement and terror
What did the people at the tomb in Mark do next?
Women told others; others disbelieved; Peter ran to the tomb to see
What did the people at the tomb in Luke do next?
Saw and believed; returned; went out and announced, "I have seen the Lord"
What did the people at the tomb in John do next?
Everything that had happened
What do the guards in 'Missing Body; Guard's Report' tell their superiors?
To say, "The disciples came by night and stole him away while we were asleep"; to lie
What instructions were the guards given by the priests and elders?
"That same day"; 3 days after crucifixion; Easter Sunday
In the story 'On the Road to Emmaus', what day does it take place on?
"Are you the only person in town who does not know?"; they thought everyone had heard about his death
In the story 'On the Road to Emmaus', why are the two men surprised by Jesus' question?
He interpreted things about himself in all of the scriptures
In the story 'On the Road to Emmaus', how does Jesus try to help these men?
When Jesus was at the table he took bread blessed it and broke it
In the story 'On the Road to Emmaus', how do the men recognize Jesus?
In the story 'On the Road to Emmaus', it is the result of their reflection of the braking of the bread at the last supper
Where is Epiphany seen?
In the story 'Jesus Appears to the Disciples', when Jesus appears, what do the disciples think they are seeing?
He tells them to touch his hands and feet where his wounds were
In the story 'Jesus Appears to the Disciples', how does Jesus try to convince them that he is not a ghost?
He eats a piece of broiled fish
In the story 'Jesus Appears to the Disciples', when the still "disbelieve for joy" (after touching his wounds), what does Jesus do to convince them?
"Stay here in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high"; after they receive the holy spirit they will be sent to proclaim the "gospel" to the world
In the story 'Jesus Appears to the Disciples', what instructions does Jesus give his followers?
When he is hungry and asks if they have anything to eat, that shows that he is fully human; when he ascended into heaven that shows that he is also fully God
In the story 'Jesus Appears to the Disciples', where is the duel nature of Christ seen?
Sad and afraid of Jews (who ran the temple) and the people who persecuted Jews
In the story 'Doubting Thomas', how do the disciples feel before Jesus' appearance?
"Peace be with you" (shalom)
In the story 'Doubting Thomas', how does Jesus greet them?
He is breathing the Holy Spirit on them (the breath of life). The Holy Spirit is life-giving just like the breath of God gave Adam life
In the story 'Doubting Thomas', why does Jesus "breath on them"? How does this connect with Genesis 2:7?
He was not with them when Jesus appeared to them the first time
In the story 'Doubting Thomas', why does Thomas doubt the story of the other disciples?
"My Lord and my God!"; when he actually sees Jesus, he believes without touching
In the story 'Doubting Thomas', how does Thomas respond to the appearance of Jesus?
"So that we may believe Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that through believing you may have life in his name"
Why was the gospel 'Doubting Thomas' written?
He helped them catch fish after they had been fishing without success for a long time
In the story 'The Big Catch', what miracle does Jesus perform for his friends?
"The disciple whom Jesus loved" - John
In the story 'The Big Catch', who is the first to recognize Jesus?
They had been fishing without success and suddenly they have so many fish that their nets will hardly hold them all - also, whats surprising is that the nets don't break
In the story 'The Big Catch', what was surprising about the large catch of fish?
He asks Peter, "Do you love me?" and does it three times because Peter denied him three times
In the story 'The Big Catch', what question does Jesus ask Simon Peter? Why does he ask it three times?
"Feed my lamb, tend my sheep, and feed my sheep"; Peter's role as the leader is reinstated and he is given responsibility (shepherd) of taking care of the followers (sheep)
In the story 'The Big Catch', what instruction does Jesus give Peter? Connect this to something elsewhere in John's gospel.
Who discovered the empty tomb in every version?
Easter Sunday - the 3rd day
On what day is he risen?
To anoint Jesus' body
Why did people go to the tomb?
He is risen
What is the message of Easter?
The message of Easter
"He is risen" is
Go tell the disciples
What were the witness at the tomb told to do?
Eats with them and tells them to touch his wounds
What does Jesus do to convince his friends that they are not seeing a ghost?
He broke bread and prayed
How do the people of the road to Emmaus recognize Jesus?
Miraculous catch of fish
What miracle did Jesus perform for his friends?
Which disciple doubts the resurrection until he sees Jesus for himself?
He calls her by name (Mary) and says, "Woman why are you crying"
How does a woman realize the "gardener" is really Jesus?
Jesus asks Peter, "Do you love me?" three times because Peter denied him three times; it is the reinstating of Peter and he tells him to feed his sheep
What question does Jesus ask three times? Who does he ask of it? Why?
An apostle knew Jesus personally and is one who is sent out by God and a disciple is one who follows
What is the difference between a disciple and an apostle?
Who is the leader of the People of the Way?
Reinstate him as a disciple
What was the purpose of Jesus asking peter if he loved him 3 times?
Who is thought to be the leader of the People of the Way?
The Holy Spirit
Jesus tells his followers to wait in Jerusalem for what?