Jesus Rises From
Easter Bible Study Lessons
from Matthew 28:1-10
glorious day of resurrection is here.
story is unfolding
with Jesus rising from the grave to overcome death
for Himself and all other Christians,
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.
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.
And his appearance was like
lightning, and his clothing as white as snow.
The guards shook for fear of
him and became like dead men.
The angel said to the women,
Do not be afraid; for I know that you are
looking for Jesus who has been crucified.
He is not here, for He has
risen, just as He said. Come, see the place
where He was lying.
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
And they left the tomb
quickly with fear and great joy and ran to
report it to His disciples.
And behold, Jesus met them
and greeted them. And they came up and took hold
of His feet and worshiped Him.
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. -
You most likely have heard
the story of the resurrection and how Jesus rose
from the dead just as I have.
But, I thought I'd look to
see if there was anything else that could be
brought out of this Easter story. With just a bit
of research from the Life Application Study
I found something interesting to share with
It mentions four lessons to
be learned from Christ's rising from the tomb. Here
is a summary of these lessons ...
This phrase is used many
times throughout the Bible - from the time God
spoke to Moses to the birth announcement of Christ
to the shepherds.
We should be joyous in the
risen Christ, not feel fear of what He has become.
When we fear the uncertainty
of death, we should think of how Christ arose from
the dead and we will too if we only believe in
Second: He is
Jesus is not found among the
dead but among the living. He lives within us as
our personal guide through every day and every
The angel had rolled the
stone away from the tomb so that the women, and
anyone else could see that Jesus was not there and
the grave was empty, just as it still is
All we have to do is accept
In verse 7 the angel said;
"Then go quickly and tell His disciples ..".
He told the women to spread the good news about the
resurrection of Christ just as Jesus commanded us
to tell others about the eternal life He offers.
He Lived, He
Died, In Three Days He Rose ..
Jesus did everything He
promised He would do for us. He came to earth as
one of us; to live, teach, fulfill every prophecy
of the Old
Testament, and then
die on the cross in order that we could be
How much are we willing to
give back to Him?
Our time? Our lives? Our
funds? Our relationship with others within and
outside the church?
today and have a Happy Easter!
Love in Christ
If you would like to learn
how to receive the love and life-changing
experience of Jesus Christ, please take a moment to
see this passage
from John to get more
Other Bible Study Lessons
Wears the Crown of Thorns
Dies on the Cross
is Laid in the Tomb with Guards
Read Today's Verses
American Standard Bible
King James Version
Verses about the risen Christ are
from New American Standard Bible & New King
James Version - Lessons from Life Application Study
Bible: NIV - Passage above credited to Lockman