The Resurrection Narrative Luke 24:1- 53 Presented by Celenne Nunez
Overview Luke’s account of the resurrection falls into four main scenes: • The Women and Peter at the empty tomb of Jesus (24:1-12) • Two disciples encounter Jesus on the way to Emmaus (24:13-35) • Jesus appears to the disciples in Jerusalem (24:36-49) • Jesus ascends to heaven (24:50-53)
Biblical Background of Resurrection Theme • Earliest Stages:No belief in life after death whatsoever; life simply ceases to exist (Eccl 9:5) • Middle Stages:Belief in general resuscitation or reanimation of many dead, or the whole nation, to a renewed life on earth (Isa 26:19) • Later Stages:Belief in resurrection from death to a new and different form of life (Mark 12:25)
*Eccl 9:5(1st stage of BB) *Ezek 37:1-14(Vision of the Dry Bones) Dan 12:2 2 Macc 7:9, 11 *Isa 26:19(2nd stage of BB) The Theme of Resurrection in OT
The Empty Tomb: Overview • Luke 24:1-11 • Why were the women not believed by the Apostles? • What does that say about society of that time?