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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

Thomas and Jesus (Short Sketch)
A week later the disciples were together again in the same room. This time Thomas was with them.

Jesus: Peace be with you.

Thomas: Lord! It’s you!

Peter: See!

Jesus: Thomas, come here. Look. See the gashes there – see the holes - look straight through if you want. See my side, come here, give me your hand, don’t be squeamish, put it inside.

Thomas: Lord, I’m sorry, I didn’t mean what I said…

Jesus: Yes you did, Thomas, it mattered to you. Well look, I’m here. See the scars where the crown of thorns sat. It’s really me. No ghost, no tricks. Now will you believe?

Thomas: Yes Lord. I’m sorry. You’re my Lord and my God.

Jesus: You have seen me Thomas, and now you believe. Well – happy are those who believe without ever seeing. And there will be many – a lot of them because of your testimony, Thomas. So take heart – and receive my spirit.



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