WHO announced that Jesus was alive?
In the Gospel of John, Mary Magdalene found the tomb empty, and informed Peter. She then saw two angels, after which Jesus himself appeared to her.
What does St Paul say about the resurrection of Jesus?
St Paul concludes that death has been swallowed up in victory (1 Corinthians 15:54) . From this, Christians understand that Jesus’ resurrection has opened up the possibility of eternal life after death for them. St Paul says that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God (1 Corinthians 15:50) .
Why did the disciples not believe that Jesus had risen?
They had witnessed the helplessness of Jesus at the time of crucifixion, hence had lost hope in him. They had expected a political Messiah who was to die in dignity/would not resurrect.
How did Jesus come back from dead?
For Christians, the resurrection is the belief that Jesus came back to life three days after he died on the cross. The Gospel of Luke (24:1–9) explains how Jesus’ followers found out that he had been resurrected: On the Sunday after Jesus’ death, Jesus’ female followers went to visit his tomb.
Where in the Bible does it talk about Jesus resurrection?
After the Sabbath was over, early on the Sunday morning, the women returned to the tomb. A number of unusual events happened when they arrived. There was another earthquake and an angel appeared and rolled away the stone from the entrance to the tomb and sat on it.
Where did Jesus go after death?
The Creed goes on to state Christ’s victory in rising to new life, ascending to heaven and resting in eternal triumph at the right hand of God, the Father.