Where did you learn that "When few Jewish Apostles and Jesus' Jewish relatives told others they saw some light and had dreams of resurrections, Jews were not impressed."? I have never heard that story before.
That the Messianic expectations of the Jewish people at the time of Jesus were for a conquering King there is no doubt and this is made clear in the Gospels. It is probably why Judas betrayed Jesus and why his disciples were dismayed and hid from the Jewish leaders after His crucifixion. It was only after His resurrection when He appeared to His disciples that He fully opened the scriptures relating to His mission to their understanding. He moved between the heavenly and earthly dimensions freely yet fully and completely having united them in Himself which was the purpose of His coming to Earth from Heaven.
He showed Himself to those who had believed in Him several times over a period of forty days and altogether to five hundred different people. He gave them many proofs of His physical reality although in a higher dimension. He did not show Himself to any of the leaders who had rejected Him and ordered His death. During His time of teaching He always refused to meet their expectations because they had a very low view of what they were to expect. He had given them many clear prophetic fulfilments of who He was but they failed to understand because their eyes were blinded by their false traditions. They still are today.
Jesus was a unique being, the very first perfect Man fully in the image of God. He is the firstborn from the dead and the firstborn of many brethren. He is the Way in the sense that He shows us what we are destined to become. He is the Truth inasmuch as He reveals the nature and character of God our Father, the meaning of our existence and the plan and purpose of His Father and our Father for the Creation. He is the Life because in Him and in Him alone we will enjoy our full inheritance, our Promised Land, the fullness of divine Life for the ages and for eternity in the New Creation which He has inaugurated. That is the good news of the KIngdom of God which is for all mankind.
"Jesus answered them: 'Truly, truly, I say to you, everyone who commits sin is a slave to sin. The slave does not remain in the house forever; the son remains forever. So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.'" (John 8:34-36)
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