But God raised him from the dead:
God raised Him up, ending the pains of death, because it was not possible for Him to be held by it.
"God has resurrected this Jesus. We are all witnesses of this.
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, the God of our fathers, has glorified His Servant Jesus, whom you handed over and denied in the presence of Pilate, when he had decided to release Him.
And you killed the source of life, whom God raised from the dead; we are witnesses of this.
God raised up His Servant and sent Him first to you to bless you by turning each of you from your evil ways."
let it be known to all of you and to all the people of Israel, that by the name of Jesus Christ the Nazarene-- whom you crucified and whom God raised from the dead-- by Him this man is standing here before you healthy.
The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom you had murdered by hanging Him on a tree.
God exalted this man to His right hand as ruler and Savior, to grant repentance to Israel, and forgiveness of sins.
God raised up this man on the third day and permitted Him to be seen,
because He has set a day on which He is going to judge the world in righteousness by the Man He has appointed. He has provided proof of this to everyone by raising Him from the dead."
He is not here! For He has been resurrected, just as He said. Come and see the place where He lay.
Jesus answered, "Destroy this sanctuary, and I will raise it up in three days."
This is why the Father loves Me, because I am laying down My life so I may take it up again.
Now may the God of peace, who brought up from the dead our Lord Jesus-- the great Shepherd of the sheep-- with the blood of the everlasting covenant,