(A)“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. (B)Six days you shall labor and do all your work, 10 but the (C)seventh day is the Sabbath of the Lord your God. In it you shall do no work: you, nor your son, nor your daughter, nor your male servant, nor your female servant, nor your cattle, (D)nor your stranger who is within your gates. 11 For (E)in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, and rested the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and hallowed it.

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Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath(A)

12 At that time (B)Jesus went through the grainfields on the Sabbath. And His disciples were hungry, and began to (C)pluck heads of grain and to eat. And when the Pharisees saw it, they said to Him, “Look, Your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the Sabbath!”

But He said to them, “Have you not read (D)what David did when he was hungry, he and those who were with him: how he entered the house of God and ate (E)the showbread which was not lawful for him to eat, nor for those who were with him, (F)but only for the priests? Or have you not read in the (G)law that on the Sabbath the priests in the temple [a]profane the Sabbath, and are blameless? Yet I say to you that in this place there is (H)One greater than the temple. But if you had known what this means, (I)‘I desire mercy and not sacrifice,’ you would not have condemned the guiltless. For the Son of Man is Lord [b]even of the Sabbath.”

Healing on the Sabbath(J)

(K)Now when He had departed from there, He went into their synagogue. 10 And behold, there was a man who had a withered hand. And they asked Him, saying, (L)“Is it lawful to heal on the Sabbath?”—that they might accuse Him.

11 Then He said to them, “What man is there among you who has one sheep, and if it falls into a pit on the Sabbath, will not lay hold of it and lift it out? 12 Of how much more value then is a man than a sheep? Therefore it is lawful to do good on the Sabbath.”

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  1. Matthew 12:5 desecrate
  2. Matthew 12:8 NU, M omit even

He Is Risen(A)

28 Now (B)after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene (C)and the other Mary came to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake; for (D)an angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone [a]from the door, and sat on it. (E)His countenance was like lightning, and his clothing as white as snow. And the guards shook for fear of him, and became like (F)dead men.

But the angel answered and said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. He is not here; for He is risen, (G)as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed (H)He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told you.”

So they went out quickly from the tomb with fear and great joy, and ran to bring His disciples word.

The Women Worship the Risen Lord

And [b]as they went to tell His disciples, behold, (I)Jesus met them, saying, “Rejoice!” So they came and held Him by the feet and worshiped Him. 10 Then Jesus said to them, “Do not be afraid. Go and tell (J)My brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see Me.”

The Soldiers Are Bribed

11 Now while they were going, behold, some of the guard came into the city and reported to the chief priests all the things that had happened. 12 When they had assembled with the elders and consulted together, they gave a large sum of money to the soldiers, 13 saying, “Tell them, ‘His disciples came at night and stole Him away while we slept.’ 14 And if this comes to the governor’s ears, we will appease him and make you secure.” 15 So they took the money and did as they were instructed; and this saying is commonly reported among the Jews until this day.

The Great Commission(K)

16 Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, to the mountain (L)which Jesus had appointed for them. 17 When they saw Him, they worshiped Him; but some (M)doubted.

18 And Jesus came and spoke to them, saying, (N)“All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth.

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  1. Matthew 28:2 NU omits from the door
  2. Matthew 28:9 NU omits as they went to tell His disciples

27 And He said to them, “The Sabbath was made for man, and not man for the (A)Sabbath. 28 Therefore (B)the Son of Man is also Lord of the Sabbath.”

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He Is Risen(A)

16 Now (B)when the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome (C)bought spices, that they might come and anoint Him. (D)Very early in the morning, on the first day of the week, they came to the tomb when the sun had risen. And they said among themselves, “Who will roll away the stone from the door of the tomb for us?” But when they looked up, they saw that the stone had been rolled away—for it was very large. (E)And entering the tomb, they saw a young man clothed in a long white robe sitting on the right side; and they were alarmed.

(F)But he said to them, “Do not be alarmed. You seek Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He is risen! He is not here. See the place where they laid Him. But go, tell His disciples—and Peter—that He is going [a]before you into Galilee; there you will see Him, (G)as He said to you.”

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  1. Mark 16:7 ahead of

He Is Risen(A)

24 Now (B)on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they, [a]and certain other women with them, came to the tomb (C)bringing the spices which they had prepared. (D)But they found the stone rolled away from the tomb. (E)Then they went in and did not find the body of the Lord Jesus.

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  1. Luke 24:1 NU omits and certain other women with them

33 So they rose up that very hour and returned to Jerusalem, and found the eleven and those who were with them gathered together, 34 saying, “The Lord is risen indeed, and (A)has appeared to Simon!” 35 And they told about the things that had happened on the road, and how He was [a]known to them in the breaking of bread.

Jesus Appears to His Disciples(B)

36 (C)Now as they said these things, Jesus Himself stood in the midst of them, and said to them, “Peace to you.”

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  1. Luke 24:35 recognized

21 Jesus said to her, “Woman, believe Me, the hour is coming (A)when you will neither on this mountain, nor in Jerusalem, worship the Father. 22 You worship (B)what you do not know; we know what we worship, for (C)salvation is of the Jews. 23 But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will (D)worship the Father in (E)spirit (F)and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. 24 (G)God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”

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The Empty Tomb(A)

20 Now the (B)first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, while it was still dark, and saw that the (C)stone had been taken away from the tomb.

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The Apostles Commissioned(A)

19 (B)Then, the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were [a]assembled, for (C)fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, (D)“Peace be with you.” 20 When He had said this, He (E)showed them His hands and His side. (F)Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord.

21 So Jesus said to them again, “Peace to you! (G)As the Father has sent Me, I also send you.” 22 And when He had said this, He breathed on them, and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 (H)If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you retain the sins of any, they are retained.”

Seeing and Believing

24 Now Thomas, (I)called the Twin, one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. 25 The other disciples therefore said to him, “We have seen the Lord.”

So he said to them, “Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe.”

26 And after eight days His disciples were again inside, and Thomas with them. Jesus came, the doors being shut, and stood in the midst, and said, “Peace to you!” 27 Then He said to Thomas, “Reach your finger here, and look at My hands; and (J)reach your hand here, and put it into My side. Do not be (K)unbelieving, but believing.”

28 And Thomas answered and said to Him, “My Lord and my God!”

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  1. John 20:19 NU omits assembled

Ministering at Troas

Now on (A)the first day of the week, when the disciples came together (B)to break bread, Paul, ready to depart the next day, spoke to them and continued his message until midnight.

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(A)One person esteems one day above another; another esteems every day alike. Let each be fully convinced in his own mind. He who (B)observes the day, observes it to the Lord; [a]and he who does not observe the day, to the Lord he does not observe it. He who eats, eats to the Lord, for (C)he gives God thanks; and he who does not eat, to the Lord he does not eat, and gives God thanks. For (D)none of us lives to himself, and no one dies to himself. For if we (E)live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. Therefore, whether we live or die, we are the Lord’s. For (F)to this end Christ died [b]and rose and lived again, that He might be (G)Lord of both the dead and the living. 10 But why do you judge your brother? Or why do you show contempt for your brother? For (H)we shall all stand before the judgment seat of [c]Christ.

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  1. Romans 14:6 NU omits the rest of this sentence.
  2. Romans 14:9 NU omits and rose
  3. Romans 14:10 NU God

Collection for the Saints

16 Now concerning (A)the collection for the saints, as I have given orders to the churches of Galatia, so you must do also: (B)On the first day of the week let each one of you lay something aside, storing up as he may prosper, that there be no collections when I come.

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16 So let no one (A)judge you in food or in drink, or regarding a [a]festival or a new moon or sabbaths,

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  1. Colossians 2:16 feast day

16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another (A)in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord.

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10 (A)I was in the Spirit on (B)the Lord’s Day, and I heard behind me (C)a loud voice, as of a trumpet,

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