Which Gospel Tells of Jesus Resurrection?

The resurrection of Jesus Christ is a fundamental tenet of Christianity. It is the event that separates Christianity from all other religions.

But which gospel tells of Jesus’ resurrection? Let’s explore this question in detail.

The Four Gospels

The four gospels are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. These gospels tell the story of Jesus’ life, teachings, miracles, and his death on the cross. Each gospel has its own unique perspective and purpose.

The Gospel of Matthew

The Gospel of Matthew is the first book in the New Testament. It was written by Matthew, also known as Levi, one of Jesus’ disciples.

The gospel focuses on Jesus as the Messiah and King of the Jews. It includes a detailed genealogy tracing Jesus’ lineage back to Abraham.

Matthew’s account of Jesus’ resurrection can be found in chapter 28. In this chapter, Mary Magdalene and another Mary go to visit Jesus’ tomb but find it empty. An angel tells them that Jesus has risen from the dead and instructs them to go tell the disciples.

The Gospel of Mark

The Gospel of Mark is believed to be the earliest gospel written. It was likely written by John Mark who was a companion of Peter. The gospel emphasizes action over words and portrays Jesus as a powerful miracle worker.

Mark’s account of Jesus’ resurrection can be found in chapter 16. In this chapter, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome go to visit Jesus’ tomb but find it empty.

The Gospel of Luke

The Gospel of Luke was written by Luke, a physician who was also a companion of Paul. The gospel emphasizes compassion and mercy and portrays Jesus as a friend to sinners and outcasts.

Luke’s account of Jesus’ resurrection can be found in chapter 24. In this chapter, several women including Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and Mary the mother of James, go to visit Jesus’ tomb but find it empty. Two angels tell them that Jesus has risen from the dead and instructs them to go tell the disciples.

The Gospel of John

The Gospel of John was written by John, one of Jesus’ twelve disciples. The gospel emphasizes the divinity of Jesus and portrays him as the Word made flesh.

John’s account of Jesus’ resurrection can be found in chapter 20. In this chapter, Mary Magdalene goes to visit Jesus’ tomb but finds it empty.

She tells Peter and John who then also go to see the empty tomb. Mary stays behind and encounters the risen Jesus.

Conclusion

So which gospel tells of Jesus’ resurrection? All four gospels contain accounts of Jesus’ resurrection.

Each gospel provides a unique perspective on this pivotal event in Christian history. The accounts may vary in some details but they all agree on one thing – that Jesus rose from the dead on the third day.

May this article inspire you to read these gospels yourself and discover more about the life, teachings, and miracles of our Lord and Savior.