Matthew: Week 54
1. Read Matthew 27:62-28:15. What evidence can you find in these verses that support the literal, historical resurrection of Jesus Christ?
2. What precautions did the religious leadership in Israel take to make sure the resurrection did not happen? Once it happened, how did they try to cover it up? Why do you think they were so threatened by the resurrection, what were the implications that they found threatening?
3. What are the implications of the resurrection for your life? Are any of those a little threatening? If so, why? Which of the implications give you the most courage and hope?