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Luke 24 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Jesus Has Risen

(Mat 28:1–10; Mar 16:1–8; Jhn 20:1–10 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:1 - On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:2 - They found the stone rolled away from the tomb,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:3 - but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:4 - While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men in clothes that gleamed like lightning stood beside them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:5 - In their fright the women bowed down with their faces to the ground, but the men said to them, “Why do you look for the living among the dead?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:6 - He is not here; he has risen! Remember how he told you, while he was still with you in Galilee:
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:7 - ‘The Son of Man must be delivered over to the hands of sinners, be crucified and on the third day be raised again.’ ”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:8 - Then they remembered his words.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:9 - When they came back from the tomb, they told all these things to the Eleven and to all the others.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:10 - It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the others with them who told this to the apostles.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:11 - But they did not believe the women, because their words seemed to them like nonsense.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:12 - Peter, however, got up and ran to the tomb. Bending over, he saw the strips of linen lying by themselves, and he went away, wondering to himself what had happened.

On the Road to Emmaus

(Mar 16:12, 13 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:13 - Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles[fn] from Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:14 - They were talking with each other about everything that had happened.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:15 - As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with them;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:16 - but they were kept from recognizing him.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:17 - He asked them, “What are you discussing together as you walk along?” They stood still, their faces downcast.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:18 - One of them, named Cleopas, asked him, “Are you the only one visiting Jerusalem who does not know the things that have happened there in these days?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:19 - “What things?” he asked. “About Jesus of Nazareth,” they replied. “He was a prophet, powerful in word and deed before God and all the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:20 - The chief priests and our rulers handed him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified him;
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:21 - but we had hoped that he was the one who was going to redeem Israel. And what is more, it is the third day since all this took place.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:22 - In addition, some of our women amazed us. They went to the tomb early this morning
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:23 - but didn’t find his body. They came and told us that they had seen a vision of angels, who said he was alive.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:24 - Then some of our companions went to the tomb and found it just as the women had said, but they did not see Jesus.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:25 - He said to them, “How foolish you are, and how slow to believe all that the prophets have spoken!
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:26 - Did not the Messiah have to suffer these things and then enter his glory?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:27 - And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:28 - As they approached the village to which they were going, Jesus continued on as if he were going farther.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:29 - But they urged him strongly, “Stay with us, for it is nearly evening; the day is almost over.” So he went in to stay with them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:30 - When he was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:31 - Then their eyes were opened and they recognized him, and he disappeared from their sight.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:32 - They asked each other, “Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:33 - They got up and returned at once to Jerusalem. There they found the Eleven and those with them, assembled together
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:34 - and saying, “It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:35 - Then the two told what had happened on the way, and how Jesus was recognized by them when he broke the bread.

Jesus Appears to the Disciples

(Jhn 20:19–23; Act 1:3–5; 1Co 15:5 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:36 - While they were still talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:37 - They were startled and frightened, thinking they saw a ghost.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:38 - He said to them, “Why are you troubled, and why do doubts rise in your minds?
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:39 - Look at my hands and my feet. It is I myself! Touch me and see; a ghost does not have flesh and bones, as you see I have.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:40 - When he had said this, he showed them his hands and feet.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:41 - And while they still did not believe it because of joy and amazement, he asked them, “Do you have anything here to eat?”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:42 - They gave him a piece of broiled fish,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:43 - and he took it and ate it in their presence.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:44 - He said to them, “This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:45 - Then he opened their minds so they could understand the Scriptures.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:46 - He told them, “This is what is written: The Messiah will suffer and rise from the dead on the third day,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:47 - and repentance for the forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:48 - You are witnesses of these things.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:49 - I am going to send you what my Father has promised; but stay in the city until you have been clothed with power from on high.”

The Ascension of Jesus

(Mar 16:19, 20; Act 1:9 )
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:50 - When he had led them out to the vicinity of Bethany, he lifted up his hands and blessed them.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:51 - While he was blessing them, he left them and was taken up into heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:52 - Then they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 24:53 - And they stayed continually at the temple, praising God.
NIV Footnotes
Or about 11 kilometers

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