Someone especially chosen by Jesus: to be with Him; to see Him alive after He rose from the dead; especially sent by Jesus to teach His message, baptize, and to perform miraculous signs.
He showed Himself to the apostles He had chosen.
Yes AND no!
He was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures.
‘That he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures’ (1 Corinthians chapter 15 verse 4)
(1 Corinthians chapter 15 verse 4).
His body was buried.
‘Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried...’
(1 Corinthians chapter 15 verses 3 and 4).
‘The blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin’
(1 John chapter 1 verse 7).
Because he was being punished for the sins of all the people whom he would save.