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Matthew 28:1 - 28:10

Gospel of Matthew
Gospel of MatthewSteve Gregg

In this talk, Steve Gregg examines the events described in Matthew 28:1-10, which describe the discovery of Jesus' empty tomb by several women. Gregg notes that while the exact order of events cannot be proven, it is clear that the stone covering the entrance to the tomb had already been removed when the women arrived. This fact, along with other evidence such as the testimony of witnesses and the unnerving of guards, suggests that the resurrection of Jesus and the empty tomb are historical facts. Gregg also points out that while Paul does not explicitly mention the appearance of Jesus to 500 brethren described in other Gospels, the resurrection appearances are nonetheless central to the story of the early Christian church.

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