Sign in or register to download original


Back for Good
Bible Ref: Matthew 28; Mark 16; Luke 24; John 20-21; Acts 1

Each of the following sketches (scenes) can be used to form the basis for a complete act of worship or used as individual scenes on separate occasions. Each scene will require a narrator to read the linking text as well as the characters in the scene itself.

List of scenes:
The Resurrection
The Women Come to the Tomb
Peter and John Come Running
Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene
The Disciples Refuse to Believe
The Chief Priests Concoct a Cover Story
The Emmaus Road
Back to Jerusalem
Jesus Appears to the Disciples
Thomas Doubts
Thomas and Jesus
Thomas States His Case
Jesus Appears to Seven Fisherman – Breakfast on the Beach
Jesus Reinstates Peter
The Ascension – Jesus Returns to Heaven
Peter's Call
The Day of Pentecost
Peter's Sermon

The Women Come to the Tomb
Salome: How will we ever move that stone to embalm the body?

Mary: We’ll find a way, there has to be some way. Joanna, do you have the spices safe?

Joanna: I wrapped them in some cloth, but Mary, you said yourself, they covered the tomb with a giant rock. We’ll never move it.

Salome: We won’t have to if the soldiers get to us first! Goodness knows what they’ll do to us if they find us trying to open his tomb.

Mary: Salome, stop worrying! You’ve got the oils?

Salome: Yes.

Mary: Joanna you’ve got the spices?

Joanna: I’ve told you once. Yes!

Mary: Good, then let’s go quietly now, we’re making enough noise to wake the dead. And no – Joanna don’t make any joke about that!

The women approached the tomb, heads bowed and spices clutched close to their bodies. Mary was the first to look up and see the damage.

Mary: The stone!

Joanna: I told you it would be a problem…



Permission is hereby given for this material to be performed before a live non-paying audience or for any non-profit or charitable occasion.  This sketch may be printed by the purchaser for use by amateurs within their organisation only on condition that such copies are not given, lent or sold to any other organisation or individual. Reproduction or transmission in any form or by any means other than stated above is forbidden without written permission from the publisher: Active Media Publishing Ltd, 71 Lowther Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU6 3LN  Tel: 01582 603413 


Email:; Website:

Log in to create a review