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Scripts easter

This Readers Theater reminds us that God is with us in the dark places of our lives. We remember that He knows what it's like to be human and experience pain, and He will walk with us through life's heartbreaking moments.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 3

As Mary reads from her diary, she remembers the birth of her son, Jesus, and the trials and struggles He faced. What were her dreams for her son? Did she truly understand His future?

Actors: 1 Minutes: 4

In this skit, when Mary and a disciple discover the tomb is empty, Jesus appears and confirms the good news, that He is alive.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 2

There is no grave that can hold Jesus! Celebrate the risen Savior on Easter morning with this anthem video, where we’re reminded of the miraculous resurrection of the Son of God, who came to die for each of us.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 2

In this Readers Theater, audiences are led to focus on the phrase Jesus cried out on the cross, exclaiming that "it is finished," and how those words impact our lives as Christians.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

In a script that is appropriate for all ages, Mission Control is overseeing a hunt for Easter eggs. The unexpected happens when the coveted golden egg is found–and it's empty.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 4

The Easter Bunny is being questioned about his role in Jesus' resurrection as two interrogators try to figure out the connection between the candy-delivering rabbit and Easter Sunday.

Actors: 3 Minutes: 5

In this skit, the resurrection is put on trial. Featuring factual evidence that surrounds the resurrection, this script will also complement a book study or movie event for The Case for Christ.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 5

Thomas wasn’t known as a doubter when Jesus was alive; He was a fierce follower and believer. But when Jesus returned from the grave, Thomas needed to see and touch his wounds before he could reconcile what he was seeing.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

Joseph of Arimathea followed Jesus during His ministry and watched Him die. Joseph felt called to step up and bury Jesus—to do one thing for the man who did so much for him.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

Peter recounts the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem with crowds chanting, “Hosanna in the highest! Salvation has come!” Others finally figured out what he already knew—that Jesus was the one who will save us when we call His name.

Actors: 1 Minutes: 2

For all the times she went to fetch water, feeling alone and ashamed, the woman at the well never imagined that she’d encounter Jesus—a man who knew all about her, and yet, did not judge her.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

In this lighthearted script, two friends prepare for an Easter egg hunt while discussing the meaning of Easter. While one can't seem to follow who Jesus is and what He did, the other helps his friend connect the dots.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 2

This skit demonstrates how Jesus accepted the punishment for our sins, and how He disciplines us to help us become more like Him. After an exchange between a father and teen, we see Jesus having a similar conversation with one of His followers.

Actors: 4 Minutes: 5

While sitting in a courtroom awaiting his/her turn before the judge, a person caught speeding compares his/her sin to the other “criminals” in the room who seem guiltier. A friend reminds this person that we’re all guilty, and that none of us deserve grace, but that Jesus died for all sinners—for all of us.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3

Two co-workers discuss the viability of the resurrection as an actual event in history. As one questions the logic behind what he believes is a feel-good fairy tale, the other shares evidence and facts that point to the plausibility of Jesus rising from the dead.

Actors: 2 Minutes: 3