All types of people from all walks of life were somehow involved in Jesus’ life, death and resurrection. Enjoy the following Easter stories.

Mary Magdalene

“Now Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot.” John 20:11-12

Read the entire account at John 20:10-16

Mary Magdalene


“Unless I see the nail marks in his hands and put my finger where the nails were, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe.”  John 20:24-29

Read the entire account at John 20:24-29


Thief on the cross

“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” Luke 23:42

Read the entire account at Luke 23:39-43

Thief on the cross

Roman Centurion

“And when the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, saw how he died, he said, ‘Surely this man was the Son of God!'” Mark 15:39

Read the entire account at Mark 15:37-39

Roman Centurion

Men on the Road to Emmaus

“It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon.” Luke 24:34

Read the entire account at Luke 24:13-34

Road to Emmaus


“Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.” John 21:17

Read the entire account at Matthew 26:31-35John 18:15-26John 21:15-17


Mary, mother of Jesus

“Mary treasured up all these things and pondered them in her heart. The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told.” Luke 2:19-20

Read the entire account at Luke 2:1-35John 19:25-27

Mary, mother of Jesus

We pray that these stories have inspired you to find out more about where you fit in the story of Easter.

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