Biblical accounts The biblical narrative in Chapter 1 of the Acts of the Apostles takes place 40 days after the Resurrection . Acts 1 describes a meal at which Jesus commands the disciples to await the coming of the Holy Spirit.
After being baptized by John the Baptist, Jesus was tempted by the devil for 40 days and nights in the Judaean Desert. Jesus having refused each temptation, Satan then departed and Jesus returned to Galilee to begin his ministry. During this entire time of spiritual battle, Jesus was fasting.
Matthew has two post- Resurrection appearances , the first to Mary Magdalene and “the other Mary” at the tomb, and the second, based on Mark 16:7, to all the disciples on a mountain in Galilee, where Jesus claims authority over heaven and Earth and commissions the disciples to preach the gospel to the whole world.
If His sacrifice were not sufficient, Jesus would not been raised from the dead and we would still be dead in our sins. Since Jesus bore our sins and died in our stead, and since God the Father raised Jesus up on the third day, we have peace with God through faith in Christ Jesus , our Savior!
Lazarus of Bethany, also known as Saint Lazarus or Lazarus of the Four Days , venerated in the Eastern Orthodox Church as (Righteous) Lazarus the Four Days Dead after he rose again, is the subject of a prominent sign of Jesus in the Gospel of John, in which Jesus restores him to life four days after his death.
Jesus does not have a last name . Last names were not common in those times. Christ is not a name , but a title. Christ means “anointed” or “Messiah”, so Jesus became the “Christ” or “Messiah” when he got baptized at the age of 30.
DEAR N.G.: The Bible clearly states that after His resurrection Jesus repeatedly appeared to His disciples over a period of 40 days , and then miraculously ascended into the presence of God. The Bible says, ” He was taken up before their very eyes, and a cloud hid him from their sight” (Acts 1:9).
Matthew 4:1-11 At that time Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be tempted by the devil. He fasted for forty days and forty nights and afterwards was hungry. The tempter approached and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, command that these stones become loaves of bread.
Jesus said to him, Thomas, because you have seen me, you have believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed. (Jhn 21:16-17) He said to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, love you me?
Benoit also agrees that Jesus ate the fish — not because his glorified body needed to eat , but because with “pedagogical condescension”, he wanted to prove to his disciples that he could eat and was not a mere phantom (Passion et Résurrection du Seigneur [Paris, 1966], p. 323).
9 Now when he was risen early on the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene , from whom he had cast out seven demons. 10 She went and told them that had been with him, as they mourned and wept.
New Testament accounts And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you.
For them the death of Jesus was part of a divine plan to save humanity. The death and resurrection of this one man is at the very heart of the Christian faith. For Christians it is through Jesus’s death that people’s broken relationship with God is restored. This is known as the Atonement.
The Bible tells us that Jesus died and rose again not only so that we could receive forgiveness, but even more so, He died and rose again so that we might have life . Christ died and rose again that we might live through Him – that’s salvation. He died and rose again that we might live for Him – that’s loving service.