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Matthew 28 - NIV

Jesus Has Risen

1 After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.

2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone and sat on it.

3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were white as snow.

4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became like dead men.

5 The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.

6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he lay.

7 Then go quickly and tell his disciples: ‘He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee. There you will see him.’ Now I have told you.”

8 So the women hurried away from the tomb, afraid yet filled with joy, and ran to tell his disciples.

9 Suddenly Jesus met them. “Greetings,” he said. They came to him, clasped his feet and worshiped him.

10 Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee; there they will see me.”

The Guards’ Report

11 While the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city and reported to the chief priests everything that had happened.

12 When the chief priests had met with the elders and devised a plan, they gave the soldiers a large sum of money,

13 telling them, “You are to say, ‘His disciples came during the night and stole him away while we were asleep.’

14 If this report gets to the governor, we will satisfy him and keep you out of trouble.”

15 So the soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been widely circulated among the Jews to this very day.

The Great Commission

16 Then the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain where Jesus had told them to go.

17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.

18 Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.

19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”




Sermons on Matthew 28 More sermons: Matthew 28

Michael Grant avatar
Do the work of an Evangelist
Shared by: Michael Grant on Nov, 2016
Summary: Looking at the difference between the office of Evangelist and the work of Evangelism that we all can take part in.
Leighton (Lee) Vary avatar
Why Baptism
Shared by: Leighton (Lee) Vary on Oct, 2016
Summary: The two fold commission of Christ to His disciples. Evangelize and Baptize.
David Henderson avatar
"Famous Last Words"
Shared by: David Henderson on Oct, 2016
Summary: I hope one day that our last words will be worth mentioning. As we come to the end of the gospel of Matthew, there are 11 disciples now remaining. These would be some of the last words Jesus would say to them.
Leighton (Lee) Vary avatar
Jesus Was Dead and Now He Lives
Shared by: Leighton (Lee) Vary on Oct, 2016
Summary: Sunday Morning and the women approach the tomb where Jesus was. They encounter the angel, they encounter Jesus. The women - the last to leave the place where Jesus lay and the first to return. The conspiracy of the Roman guard and the Jewish leadership.
Scripture: Matthew 28:1-15
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 40
Jordan Muck avatar
Demonstrating Thankfulness through Baptism
Shared by: Jordan Muck on Oct, 2016
Summary: A explanation of baptism.
Series: Baptism
Scripture: Matthew 28:19-20
Views: 123
D Marion Clark avatar
No Bones About It!
Shared by: D Marion Clark on Oct, 2016
Summary: There is no greater celebration than that of the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. . There is no more joyous event.
Scripture: Matthew 28:1-10
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 31
Emma Hodge avatar
Mission Strategy
Shared by: Emma Hodge on Sep, 2016
Summary: How Paul's mission in Athens is relevant to our life today and our community
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 87
Tim Smith avatar
The Power of the Resurrection
Shared by: Tim Smith on Sep, 2016
Summary: This sermon looks at the power of the resurrection on Easter morning and beyond
Scripture: Matthew 28:1-10
Denomination: Methodist
Views: 68
Scott Jewell avatar
The Great Commission
Shared by: Scott Jewell on Aug, 2016
Summary: In English class, we've been given five questions to answer in every circumstance. How does answering those questions help us understand the marching orders we've been given in the Great Commission?
Mike Fogerson avatar
You Are Not Alone!
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on Aug, 2016
Summary: On this Easter Sunday morning, we stand amazed with the women who see the angel at the empty tomb. The angel announces to them, “He is risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee.”
Scripture: Matthew 28:1-10
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 261
Mike Fogerson avatar
What Does the Resurrection Prove (Easter Message)
Shared by: Mike Fogerson on Aug, 2016
Summary: On the first Easter morning, some of Jesus’ closest friends came to the garden tomb to finish preparing His body.
Scripture: Matthew 28:5-7
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 113
Pat Damiani avatar
Love Bears All Things, Believes All Things, Hopes All Things
Shared by: Pat Damiani on Aug, 2016
Summary: When I love like Jesus loves I set others free to be the best that they can be
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 203
Dean Courtier avatar
Sermon Outline - Share Your Story
Shared by: Dean Courtier on Jul, 2016
Summary: One of our highest responsibilities as believers is to tell others about Him.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 145
Christopher Benfield avatar
The Command in Discipleship
Shared by: Christopher Benfield on Jun, 2016
Summary: I fear many fail to consider the seriousness of Jesus' command to make disciples. As followers of Christ, we are all commanded to make other disciples. Thankfully, our Lord provided insight to His great command.
Scripture: Matthew 28:19-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 228
Armando Anguiano avatar
Siguiendo a Jesus
Shared by: Armando Anguiano on Jun, 2016
Summary: la gran comicion
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Denomination: *other
Views: 117
Elmer Towns avatar
Applying the Great Commission
Shared by: Elmer Towns on May, 2016
Summary: The last command given by Jesus Christ. Still the marching orders for the Church.
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 166
Mike  McGuire avatar
The Purpose of Evangelism
Shared by: Mike McGuire on May, 2016
Summary: Why Christians need to fulfill the Great Commission
Scripture: Matthew 28:19-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 115
Howard Strickland avatar
Love, Prayer and Grace
Shared by: Howard Strickland on May, 2016
Summary: No one will go and make disciples, much less baptize a so-called follower without believing that Jesus gave them these final words. These words from Jesus came out of concern, care and love...
Malcolm Rogers avatar
A disciple making community
Shared by: Malcolm Rogers on Apr, 2016
Summary: The risen Jesus commands us to be a disciple making, grace offering and teaching, learning, obedient people who by faith know that he is always with us
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Denomination: Anglican
Views: 97
Derek Geldart avatar
Fulfilling the Great Commission
Shared by: Derek Geldart on Apr, 2016
Summary: Missions and outreach has both an internal and external component. This sermon will explain the manner in which one is to GO into all nations and fulfill the Great Commission.
Scripture: Matthew 28:16-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 266
Dean Courtier avatar
Making Disciples - The Great Commission is a Command not a suggestion!
Shared by: Dean Courtier on Apr, 2016
Summary: We are commanded to share the Gospel with everyone because their eternal destiny depends on them hearing the message of salvation in Jesus.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 28:19-20
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 4,645
Michael McCartney avatar
Worship and Communion
Shared by: Michael McCartney on Apr, 2016
Summary: The Epi center of Easter week still sends shock waves rippling through people’s heart and souls today. The earthquake’s which occurred back there in time are still shaking and quaking throughout this world thousands of years later!
Series: Aftershocks
Rick Burdette avatar
Mission Possible
Shared by: Rick Burdette on Apr, 2016
Summary: Mission, Purpose, Discipleship
Series: An I Exam
Dean Courtier avatar
How do we compare to Jesus first Disciples?
Shared by: Dean Courtier on Apr, 2016
Summary: When I think about the first disciples of Jesus there is one thing that I find really encouraging - they were very ordinary people, average people, people like you and me, people with faults and failings, imperfect people.
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Matthew 28:19-20
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 2,031
Denn Guptill avatar
Making a Messiah,Easter Sunday
Shared by: Denn Guptill on Mar, 2016
Summary: This is our conclusion to Making a Messiah, as we look at those who proclaimed Jesus Innocent of the charges brought against him.
Scripture: Matthew 28:1-10
Denomination: Wesleyan
Views: 77
Michael Deutsch avatar
The Death of Death
Shared by: Michael Deutsch on Mar, 2016
Summary: An Easter Sermon. Jesus defeats death and we are more than conquerors
Clarence Eisberg avatar
Our Enemy...Death... Defeated!
Shared by: Clarence Eisberg on Mar, 2016
Summary: Easter. The Resurrection of Jesus divides the believer from the non believer. The physical resurrection of Jesus shatters the grip of the fear of death. (Heb. 2:14) One can not separate the facts of the cross from the empty tomb. "The Theography" Sweet
Scripture: Matthew 28:1-6
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 144
Perry Greene avatar
Sunday's Here!
Shared by: Perry Greene on Mar, 2016
Summary: While Friday was the day of crucifixion, Sunday is the key piece to the story. Jesus' resurrection occurs on the first day of the week and makes all the difference. If there was no resurrection, none of this would matter.
Allan Quak avatar
Jesus Provides ... Mankind Sees
Shared by: Allan Quak on Mar, 2016
Summary: This sermon is the final in a series on consider the passion through the book of Matthew. By considering a number of passages we see that confusion around the death of Jesus turns into enthusiasm and commitment to stand up for Jesus.
Terry Cavanaugh avatar
Disciple Makin' sets Satan to Shakin'
Shared by: Terry Cavanaugh on Mar, 2016
Summary: This a call to the church to focus on disciple making by going to people, baptizing new converts, teaching about Jesus, and sending them back into the world again.