While the women were on their way, some of the guards went into the city. They told the chief priests everything that had happened.
The chief priests gathered together with the leaders and agreed on a plan. They gave the soldiers a large amount of money
and told them to say that Jesus' disciples had come at night and had stolen his body while they were sleeping.
[They added,] "If the governor hears about it, we'll take care of it, and you'll have nothing to worry about."
The soldiers took the money and did as they were told. Their story has been spread among the Jewish people to this day.
The eleven disciples went to the mountain in Galilee where Jesus had told them to go.
When they saw him, they bowed down in worship, though some had doubts.
When Jesus came near, he spoke to them. He said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
So wherever you go, make disciples of all nations: Baptize them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit.
Teach them to do everything I have commanded you. "And remember that I am always with you until the end of time."