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IN BRIEF

PASSAGE

Matthew 28:16–20

THEME

Spreading the good news

SETTING

c.29 CE Around Galilee and Judea, during the 40 days following Jesus’s resurrection.

KEY FIGURES

Jesus The risen Jesus, who is both familiar and unfamiliar to His disciples. He is often recognized by His actions or His words, or when He performs miracles.

Peter A member of Jesus’s inner circle of disciples and often a spokesman for the other disciples.

The other disciples The remaining 10 disciples.

For the 40 days following His resurrection, Jesus spends time with His disciples, teaching them about the significance of His death and resurrection, and preparing them for ...

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