On The Way To The Tomb

Spoken word video from Speak Life about the humour and irony surrounding Jesus’ resurrection.

Ministry use licence

Description

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Tomb

Using stand-up poetry, Glen Scrivener investigates the humour and irony surrounding Jesus' resurrection.

Follow the women on the way to the tomb that Sunday morning, preparing to perfume a corpse but instead encountering the risen Jesus.

It's the ultimate happy ending, the comedy plot twist — death has been killed by dying. Easter laughter ensues because Jesus pioneers the ultimate "happily ever after."

Possible Discussion Questions

  • How did Jesus's friends react to his death? Why is this strange/understandable?
  • How do you feel about Jesus's destruction of death?

 

Credits

Produced by Speak Life

Speak Life prayerfully preach the gospel, train Christians in evangelism and resource the church for its mission to the world. Speak Life produce video resources, and a regular podcast that help Christians to engage on key topics.

Written and performed by Glen Scrivener
Videographer Alan Witchalls

Licence Agreement

Ministry use licence

This video is available for use online or offline in the context of your ministry/ministries (e.g. church service, children’s/youth group, small group, Bible study, school assemblies and lessons). By purchasing this video, you are purchasing a license to use and show it in the context of your specific situation (unless otherwise noted, this excludes uploading it by itself to social media).

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