Carl Heinrich Bloch - Jesus in Gethsemane imageThe Death and Resurrection of Jesus

The death of Jesus and his resurrection are perhaps the most significant part of the whole story. The gospel writer Mark devotes half of his gospel the last week of Jesus' life before he died on the cross (known as Holy Week). How did Jesus die and why did he die are important questions although all of it is impacted by what happened on the first Easter day. Why was the tomb empty?