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Jesus appears to the Disciples

The disciples are in a locked room when Jesus appears.
Contributed by LUMO project
Story also available on our translated websites: Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Romanian, Hindi, Arabic, Simplified Chinese
On the evening of the first day of the week, the disciples met together in a room and the doors were locked. They were talking about an incident that had happened earlier in the day when Jesus had appeared to two disciples as they walked to the nearby town of Emmaus. – Slide 1
Suddenly Jesus appeared in the room standing among them. – Slide 2
‘Peace be with you,’ said Jesus. The disciples thought they were seeing a ghost and were frightened. – Slide 3
‘Why are you troubled and have doubts that I am alive?’ asked Jesus. ‘Look at my hands and feet. It’s me. Touch me and see that I am not a ghost.’ – Slide 4
Jesus showed them His hands and feet. They were amazed and full of joy but could still not really believe it. ‘Do you have anything here I can eat?’ asked Jesus. – Slide 5
They gave Him broiled fish and he ate it as they watched. – Slide 6
Jesus explained that it had been written that the Saviour of the world had to suffer and rise from the dead on the third day. – Slide 7
Jesus then told them they were to be His witnesses and let everyone know that He was alive. They were to preach repentance and forgiveness in Jesus’ name in Jerusalem and then around the world. – Slide 8
‘I am going to send the Holy Spirit as God promised,’ Jesus explained. ‘You will have power from on high.’ – Slide 9
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