I’ve Got a Bible…Now What? Day 15

Read John 20:1-18

NIV Translation

ESV Translation

Genre: Gospel

Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, ‘I have seen the Lord’—and that he had said these things to her.

John 20:18 (ESV)

Who is Mary Magdalene?

Mary Magdalene was a follower of Jesus. She was present as his crucifixion.

Who is Simon Peter?

Simon Peter was one of the twelve apostles. He was originally known as Simon, but Jesus named him Peter (which means “rock”). He appears in the Bible as Simon, Peter, Simon Peter, or Cephas.

What is important about this passage?

The resurrection of Jesus is the most important event in Christianity.

 

Read Luke 24:36-43

NIV Translation

ESV Translation

Genre: Gospel

As they were talking about these things, Jesus himself stood among them, and said to them, ‘Peace to you!’

Luke 24:36 (ESV)

What is important about this passage?

Jesus reveals himself to the apostles. He eats food to prove that his body (not just his soul) has been resurrected.

 

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