Did Jesus know that He will resurrect going into the Passion? I recently went to a catholic men's convention where the keynote speaker seem to be saying that Jesus did not really know and was not sure He will resurrect. The speaker said Jesus emptied himself trusting in God's will and was not sure He will resurrect. Please clarify this issue.
The overwhelming evidence from Scripture would suggest Jesus did know:
Matthew 20:17-19 " And Jesus, going up to Jerusalem, took the twelve disciples aside along the way, and said unto them, Behold, we go up to Jerusalem; and the Son of man shall be betrayed unto the chief priests and unto the scribes, and they shall condemn Him to death, and shall deliver Him to the Gentiles to mock, and to scourge, and to crucify Him. And the third day He shall rise again."
Mark 9:30-32 He said to them, "The Son of Man is going to be betrayed into the hands of men. They will kill him, and after three days he will rise."
John 2:19 Jesus answered, and said to them: "Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up."
Luke 18:31-33 Then he took the Twelve aside and said to them, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem and everything written by the prophets about the Son of Man will be fulfilled. He will be handed over to the Gentiles and he will be mocked and insulted and spat upon; and after they have scourged him they will kill him, but on the third day he will rise.”