The Lord Jesus Christ Is Our Passover – 1 Cor. 5:7-8
Our Saviour Was Crucified On Wednesday not Friday
Easter is mentioned one time in your King James Bible and it is used correctly in reference to the pagan holiday but has nothing to do with the Resurrection. It was a 5 day period of immorality and was late in the month. Rabbits = symbol of reproduction Eggs = symbol of fertility
Good Friday only exist in the traditions of Catholicism.
It helps to understand the how days and nights were divided
Jewish Day began at sunset, closed at sunset.
Roman Day began at 6:00 a.m., closed at 6:00 p.m.
Our Day begins at midnight, closes at midnight.
Matthew 12:38‑40 Then certain of the scribes and of the Pharisees answered, saying, Master, we would see a sign from thee.
39 But he answered and said unto them, An evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign; and there shall no sign be given to it, but the sign of the prophet Jonas:
40 For as Jonas was three days and three nights in the whale’s belly; so shall the Son of man be three days and three nights in the heart of the earth.
Jesus stays 3 days and 3 nights in the heart of the earth.
Friday – Nisan 9 or April 9. (Roman time, 12 midnight to 12; Jewish time, 6:00 to 6:00 p.m.)
1) The journey from Jericho to Bethany and arrival in Bethany (Jn. 12:1; Luke 19:1-28).
2) The social supper in Bethany in the house of Simon the leper; this came after 6:00 p.m. and was therefore on Nisan 10, Jewish time, but on Friday evening Roman time (Jn. 12:2-8; Matt. 26:6-13; Mark 14:3-9).
Saturday – Nisan 10 or April 10. (Roman time, Saturday; Jewish time, Sabbath until 6:00 p.m.)
1) The preparation for the triumphal entry (Luke 19:29-35)
2) The triumphal entry into Jerusalem (Luke 19:36-44; John 12:12-19; Mark 11:1-11)
Sunday – Nisan 11 or April 11. (Roman time, until midnight; Jewish time, ending at 6:00 p.m.)
1) The cursing of the fig tree on the way into Jerusalem (Mark 11:12—l4).
2) The cleansing of the temple after entering into the city (Mark 11:15-19).
Monday- Nisan 12 or April 12. (The third consecutive day Christ enters into Jerusalem.)
1) The prophetic discourses on the way into Jerusalem (Mark 11:20—26).
2) The teaching in the temple and the rejection by the people (Mark l1:27-12:44).
3) The retirement to Olivet and the closing of the prophetic ministry (Mark 13:l-37).
4) Two days still remain until the beginning of the Passover feast (Matt. 26:1-2; Mark l4:l).
Tuesday – Nisan 13 or April 13
1. Jesus predicts his arrest. Matthew 26:1-5
Mount of Olives
Bethany, Simon, the Leper’s, home.
Tuesday 4. Preparation for Passover Mark 14:12-16
P.M. Jerusalem Luke 22:7-13
TO 5. Judas named as traitor Matthew 26:20-25
MIDNIGHT Upper Room
Upper Room, 1 Cor. 11:23-26
Bread and Fruit of the Vine
Upper Room, comforter, Sing songs
Wednesday – Nisan 14 or April 14,
MORNING 9. The Intercessory Prayer near Gethsemane John 17:1-26
In the Garden, Mark 14:32-42
1:00 A.M. – 3:00 A.M.
Sanhedrin, attempt to make legal trail.
Jerusalem, outside palace
Jerusalem, Governor’s Hall
Palace in Jerusalem
soldiers, Governor’s Hall
“THIS IS THE KING OF THE JEWS” Luke 23:38
Greek – Latin – Hebrew
Calvary – Golgotha
6th Hour for the Jews
By this time this is the torture that Jesus had been through.
3) Spit upon
6) Struck upon the head
7) Beard plucked out
8) Pierced with thorns
10) Pierced in side
JESUS IS ON THE CROSS 7 HOURS (9 A.M. – 4 P.M.)
Jesus has given up the ghost. Events that immediately follow:
Earthquake and rending of Temple veil Matthew 27:51
Opening of the graves Matthew 27:52
Confession of the centurion Matthew 27:54
Conviction of the multitude Luke 23:48
Breaking of legs of the thieves John 19:31-32
Piercing of Jesus’ side John 19:34
Entombment in Joseph’s tomb John 19:38-42
(100 lb. of myrrh = 200 lb. man)
Sealing of the tomb, setting a watch Matthew 27:66
WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
6:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M.
He (Jesus) was taken down and placed in the tomb just before sunset (which is the end of the Jewish Day), because the day that began at sunset, or 6:00 P.M., was a Sabbath for the Passover (a High Sabbath, not a Saturday Sabbath). John 19:31
Jesus arose sometime after 6:00 P.M. Saturday, the Jew’s sunset. this was the end of Saturday and the beginning of Sunday. Thirty-seven (37) Old Testament prophecies fulfilled.
The “Wednesday view” is supported by astronomy.
Thursday – Nisan 15 or April 15. (This is the first day of the Passover feast proper.)
1) This is the feast Sabbath, and the “high day” of which John speaks (Mark 16:1; Luke 23:54; John 19:31).
Matt. 28:1, Sabbaths —- plural in Greek.
2) This is the day when the tomb was sealed against His resurrection (Matt. 27:62—66).
Friday – Nisan 16 or April 16. (This is a day of silence for the most part.)
1) This is the day when the women bought and prepared the spices (Mark 16:1) This could not have been on Sunday, for Sunday began at 6:00 p.m. and they came to the tomb so early that it was not yet light. And besides this preparation takes about a day.
2) Luke further augments the account in Mark by asserting that these spices were prepared before the Sabbath, and then they rested on the Sabbath (Luke 23:54-56).
Saturday – Nisan 17 or April 17. (This Is the regular weekly Sabbath.)
1) On this day the women rested awaiting the first day of the week when they might come and anoint the body of Jesus
(Luke 23:56, cf. 24:1).
2) Except for this statement in Luke there is silence as to the events of this day.
Jesus is resurrected physically from the dead. Matthew 28:1-8
What took place? I Cor. 15:1
APPEARANCES OF JESUS DURING THE FORTY DAYS BETWEEN HIS RESURRECTION AND ASCENSION:
RESURRECTION SUNDAY, THE LORD’S DAY, FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK
Ascension Day Acts 1:2-9