NIV Adventure Bible Sampler - Book of Mark - Page 29

Mark 15 – 16 1119 rolled a stone against the en trance of the tomb . 47 Mary Mag da lene and Mary the moth er of Jo seph saw where he was laid .
Jesus Has Risen


When the Sab bath was over , Mary
Mag da lene , Mary the moth er of James , and Sa lo me bought spic es so that they might go to anoint Jesus ’ body . 2 Very ear ly on the first day of the week , just after sun rise , they were on their way to the tomb 3 and they asked each oth er , “ Who will roll the stone away from the en trance of the tomb ?”
4 But when they looked up , they saw that
the stone , which was very large , had been rolled away . 5 As they en tered the tomb , they saw a young man dressed in a white robe sit ting on the right side , and they were alarmed .
6 “ Don ’ t be alarmed ,” he said . “ You are
look ing for Jesus the Naz a rene , who was cru ci fied . He has ris en ! He is not here . See the place where they laid him . 7 But go , tell his dis ci ples and Pe ter , ‘ He is go ing ahead of you into Gal i lee . There you will see him , just as he told you .’ ”
8 Trem bling and be wil dered , the women went out and fled from the tomb . They said noth ing to any one , be cause they were afraid . a of whom he had driv en sev en de mons . 10 She went and told those who had been with him and who were mourn ing and weep ing . 11 When they heard that Jesus was alive and that she had seen him , they did not be lieve it .
12 Af ter ward Jesus ap peared in a dif fer ent form
to two of them while they were walk ing in the country . 13 These re turned and re port ed it to the rest ; but they did not be lieve them ei ther .
14 Lat er Jesus ap peared to the Elev en as they
were eat ing ; he re buked them for their lack of faith and their stub born re fus al to be lieve those who had seen him af ter he had ris en .
15 He said to them , “ Go into all the world and
preach the gos pel to all cre a tion . 16 Who ev er believes and is bap tized will be saved , but who ev er does not be lieve will be con demned . 17 And these signs will ac com pa ny those who be lieve : In my name they will drive out de mons ; they will speak in new tongues ; 18 they will pick up snakes with their hands ; and when they drink dead ly poi son , it will not hurt them at all ; they will place their hands on sick peo ple , and they will get well .”
19 Af ter the Lord Jesus had spo ken to them , he
was tak en up into heav en and he sat at the right hand of God . 20 Then the dis ci ples went out and preached ev ery where , and the Lord worked with them and con firmed his word by the signs that accom pa nied it .
[ The earliest manuscripts and some other ancient witnesses do not have verses 9 - 20 .]
9 When Jesus rose ear ly on the first day of the week , he ap peared first to Mary Mag da lene , out a 8 Some manuscripts have the following ending
between verses 8 and 9 , and one manuscript has it after verse 8 ( omitting verses 9-20 ): Then they quickly reported all these instructions to those around Peter . After this , Jesus himself also sent out through them from east to west the sacred and imperishable proclamation of eternal salvation . Amen .