resurrection

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First, during the ceremonies on Good Friday, the day when Christ was crucified, the cross which stood all the year above the altar, bearing the Savior's figure, was taken down and laid beneath the altar, a dramatic symbol of the Death and Burial; and two days later, on 'the third day' of the Bible phraseology, that is on Easter Sunday, as the story of the Resurrection was chanted by the choir, the cross was uncovered and replaced, amid the rejoicings of the congregation.
He didn't understand that that consciousness might be the promise of a future crisis, of a new view of life and of his future resurrection.
I lay there dismally calculating that sixteen entire hours must elapse before I could hope for a resurrection.
What has handling my face got to do with the resurrection of this damsel?