Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
To whom also he shewed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God:
so that He was seen for many days by those [apostles] who came with Him from Galilee to Jerusalem. These men are now His witnesses before the people.
Suddenly Jesus met them and gave them greetings. They approached Him and took hold of His feet [and knelt] to worship Him.
Then she went and told those disciples who had been with Him what had happened. They were sorrowful and began to cry.
1 Corinthians 15:5
and He appeared to Cephas [i.e., Peter. See Luke 24:34], and then to the twelve apostles. [See Luke 24:33].
1 John 1:1
We [apostles] proclaim to you [the truth about Jesus], who existed from the beginning [of time]. We have heard [Him] and seen [Him] with our [own] eyes. We looked at Him, and [even] touched Him with our hands. [See John 20:20]. [So, we proclaim that] He is the word of life [i.e., the life-giving Word]!
After He had fasted forty days and nights, He was [very] hungry.
He preached to them about the kingdom of God and taught things about the Lord Jesus Christ, with no one preventing him.
"You must repent [i.e., change your hearts and lives], for the kingdom of heaven will soon be here."
Therefore I tell you, the kingdom of God will be taken from you [Jews] and will be given to a nation [i.e., the Gentiles] that will produce the fruit of the kingdom.
And when He was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus answered them, "The kingdom of God will not come the way you are looking for it.
Then Jesus said to the apostles, "These are the words that I told you while I was still with you, [when I said] that everything written in the law of Moses, and the prophets, and the psalms about me needed to be fulfilled."
For God's kingdom is not a matter of what people eat or drink, but [instead, it is a matter] of doing what is right, having peace [of heart] and having [inner] joy, which come from the Holy Spirit.
He rescued us from the domain of [spiritual] darkness and transferred us into the kingdom of the Son whom He loves,
1 Thessalonians 2:12
and urging you to live up to the standards of God, who calls you into His own kingdom and splendor.