But they could not find any, even though many false witnesses came forward. Finally, two who came forward
stated, "This man said, 'I can demolish God's sanctuary and rebuild it in three days.'"
and saying, "The One who would demolish the sanctuary and rebuild it in three days, save Yourself! If You are the Son of God, come down from the cross!"
"We heard Him say, 'I will demolish this sanctuary made by [human] hands, and in three days I will build another not made by hands.'"
Those who passed by were yelling insults at Him, shaking their heads, and saying, "Ha! The One who would demolish the sanctuary and build it in three days,
For as Jonah was in the belly of the great fish three days and three nights, so the Son of Man will be in the heart of the earth three days and three nights.
and said, "Sir, we remember that while this deceiver was still alive, He said, 'After three days I will rise again.'
Then Jesus replied, "I assure you: The Son is not able to do anything on His own, but only what He sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, the Son also does these things in the same way.
This is why the Father loves Me, because I am laying down My life so I may take it up again.
No one takes it from Me, but I lay it down on My own. I have the right to lay it down, and I have the right to take it up again. I have received this command from My Father."
Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in Me, even if he dies, will live.
Then He began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, be killed, and rise after three days.
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.
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."
but also for us. It will be credited to us who believe in Him who raised Jesus our Lord from the dead.
Therefore we were buried with Him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, so we too may walk in a new way of life.
And if the Spirit of Him who raised Jesus from the dead lives in you, then He who raised Christ from the dead will also bring your mortal bodies to life through His Spirit who lives in you.
For I passed on to you as most important what I also received: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures,
that He was buried, that He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures,
Now if Christ is preached as raised from the dead, how can some of you say, "There is no resurrection of the dead"?
Having been buried with Him in baptism, you were also raised with Him through faith in the working of God, who raised Him from the dead.
For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, that He might bring you to God, after being put to death in the fleshly realm but made alive in the spiritual realm.