…he [Jesus] ascended into heaven..

he ascended into heaven

Jesus appeared to many people after he rose from the dead. He ate with them and helped them to understand how from the beginning the scriptures had prophesied not only his coming, but that he had to suffer and die. He … Continue reading

On the third day he [Jesus] rose again;

Oh what a glorious Sunday morning! What a new day! An angel came down from heaven and rolled the stone away from the tomb. The angel didn’t open the tomb to let Jesus out, however. The stone was rolled away so the world know … Continue reading

…he [Jesus Christ] descended to the dead.

Where was Jesus Christ’s Spirit when his body laid in the tomb? The version of The Apostles’ Creed we are following in this series of discussions says he descended to the dead. Some denominations say that Jesus descended into hell. Other … Continue reading

…Jesus Christ… was buried…

Jesus’ body was laid in an empty tomb that had recently been carved out of a rock. It belonged to Joseph of Arimathea, a Pharisee who secretly believed in Christ. Nicodemus helped Joseph prepare Jesus’ body for burial with spices and strips of cloth to … Continue reading