The appearances of Jesus after His resurrection are recounted in a series of ___ gospels that are read serially in the Sunday matins services. Each one of these readings also has a matching set of 2 hymns that are sung at the end of matins after ________ and ____________. These hymns are called the __________ with its matching ___________ and the ________________.
How many appearances of Jesus to all or most of the apostles are recorded? Describe each visit briefly.
Which apostle saw the risen Jesus first? Who appears to have believed in the resurrection first?
Who appears to have seen the resurrected Lord first? Who actually saw the risen Lord first?
Which two disciples saw Jesus while walking in the country? Where is this story found? This is easy if you know who the two disciples are! Tell the story briefly. How many times do you hear this story in church (approximately)?
How were angels involved on the day of the resurrection? How many angels were involved in announcing the resurrection?
Who saw the risen Lord "as one out of due time"?
Describe the first appearance to the 11. Since the recounting of the events of Christ is more that just history, but is a sacred record full of deep and inner meaning, try to discuss aspects of this visit from more that just a strictly historical view. Are there any truths that can be gleaned here?
Describe the appearance of the risen Christ to most of the apostles, when they were plying their trade. In what gospel is this story found? Contrast certain aspects of this appearance with a similar incident that had occurred 3 years before. Don't forget to discuss an important discussion that occurred at this time.
Give a summarized Chronology of the first day of the resurrection.
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