The Bible is our source of information about God—who He is and what He has done for us. The Bible is a revelation of man—his character, history, and spiritual needs. The Bible also tells us about God’s plan of salvation, which provides forgiveness and renewal for man in his sinful situation.
God has given us eternal life and this life is in His Son, Jesus Christ. In other words, the way to possess eternal life is to possess God’s Son. The question is, how can a person have the Son of God?
Jesus says to His disciples before His crucifixion, “After I have been raised I will go ahead of you to Galilee.” So, He is telling them that is where they are to meet Him.
There were five resurrection appearances of Christ on that very first day of the week if you put the Synoptic accounts together with the Gospel of John. He appeared to Mary Magdalene and we just read about that one in John 20.
I am referring not just to Jesus’ crucifixion, but to the bearing of the sins of the world. For that, He would sweat drops of blood. As we continue with the story, and after Jesus has been talking with Pilate and, remember, Pilate asks Him, “What is truth?”