How do you know that the teacher standing in front of you is the same person as last lesson?. Looks similar Speaks similarly Has the same memories of teaching you as you have Does things in the same way .
After his resurrection. Jesus was in some mysterious way different from what he was before…yet the disciples still knew it was him..
To explain the meaning of the resurrection
To describe the resurrection appearances of Jesus
To reflect on how the resurrected Jesus was different
1. Write the subtitle “Appearances of Jesus”
2. Write out who Jesus appeared to and match it to one piece of extra detail.
**What important bit of extra detail can you add to any of the accounts ?
They did not recognise him at first, until they saw miracle of the catch of fish.
Mary Magdalene, in the garden by the tomb
When he saw Jesus, he said “My Lord and My God”
11 of the disciples in the upper room, when the doors were locked
Jesus breathed on them and said “receive the Holy Spirit. Those whose sins you forgive, they are forgiven”.
To the disciples, when doubting Thomas was there
She did not recognise him. She thought he was the gardener.
To the disciples, when they were out fishing
Draw the resurrected Jesus in the middle.
Around him, add in the true labels, to explain what the resurrection proves.
**Which is the most important thing for a Christian to know about the resurrection?