The true Day of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ

40 Facts About Jesus That Many People Don't Know - YouTubeNot everyone believes that the Bible is the infallible word of God. The English Bibles have been translated from the original Greek and Hebrew. The majority of theologians would probably agree that the no translation is 100% accurate the mystical chris. Those who believe the Bible to be infallible, generally believe that to be true only “as written in its original language. ” I agree.

When it comes to the “Resurrection Day”, it would seem, most theologians have either ignored or failed to study the account in its original Greek. It is almost universally held that Jesus arose from the dead on the first day of the week. Very few people are aware that there is a controversy concerning this matter. The original Greek and certain translations actually give the account of a Saturday or Sabbath resurrection.

This is very significant for two reasons. 1) The vast majority of Christians in the world worship on Sunday. They site the Sunday resurrection as their reason and authority for observing Sunday as a day of worship rather than any scriptural authority. This would seem harmless if it were not for the fact that it is in direct contradiction to Gods Commandments. The fourth commandment states: If Jesus was in the grave three days and three nights and rose on the third day then the counting for those days and nights must start with the night. This way you would get night/day, night/day, and night/day with Jesus rising on the third day. If Jesus was crucified on Friday as popularly believed then his resurrection would have been on Monday.

This is determined by counting the days and nights as follows: Friday night/Saturday, Saturday night/Sunday, and Sunday night/Monday. Therefore, we are left with two possibilities; either Jesus was wrong or our traditional beliefs are wrong. This is an important text in establishing a time-line. In Mark, this text comes directly after Mary sees Jesus buried. When the Sabbath is past, this being the Passover Sabbath which was past, they went and bought spices. Jesus had been in the tomb one day when they bought the spices. On a normal Sabbath the market might be open for a period when the Sabbath ended after sundown but this was a holiday and the market likely didn’t open till the next day. The market may have even opened late.

This is the only accounting of time that perfectly matches up with all of scripture. It perfectly accounts for every scripture concerning the crucifixion and resurrection. It accounts for the prophecies of Jesus being three days and nights in the tomb. It accounts for every scripture leading up to the crucifixion; every scripture concerning the day of the trial and crucifixion and every scripture concerning the days after the crucifixion. As we shall see, if further matches perfectly with the gospel accounts of the resurrection of Jesus in the original Greek. Although it was the Sabbath, according to the teachings of Jesus, it would be permissible to anoint the body of Jesus on the Sabbath. Jesus taught it was right to do good on the Sabbath (Mark 3: 4-5 & Luke 14: 3-5). The following verses are from the Concordant Literal New Testament. This version of the Bible is consistent with the original Greek account of the resurrection. When you read these texts, is is important to remember that a biblical day begins at sundown. Therefore, the day begins with evening evening: This sequence of events after the death of Jesus fits his prophecy of three days and three nights in the grave perfectly.

They also show that the resurrection was on the third day, the Sabbath day. Scripture shows there were two Sabbaths. The Passover Sabbath the day after the crusifiction and the seventh day Sabbath, which was the day of the resurrection. There is only one day of the week Jesus could have been crucified in accordance with the details given in scripture and that is on Wednesday (see figure 2, page 9). Mark 14: 32-42 is loaded with theological insights but I would like to deal closely with the suffering and death of Jesus according to the Markan Narrative. Thereafter, in the light of the atrocities committed against women in our society, I would like to reconstruct the meaning of suffering and death of Jesus and analyze its relevance to the present context.

When we look into the socio-political world of the text, this story resembles strongly with Mark’s audience. Mark’s audience too suffered persecution, arrest and were threatened with execution. In the midst of pain and agony Jesus, the suffering Child, prays to ‘Abba’ (Mark 14: 36) and pleads to remove the cup. Brown argues that the meaning of the cup here could not be anything but suffering and death since this “cup” language was used earlier in Mark, in the dialogue between Jesus and James and John. Jesus did not want to face the cross, because that was not his mission and that is the reason why Jesus prays “remove this cup from me; yet, not what I want, but what you want. ” Then, why did Jesus accept suffering and death? Was it imposed on him or preordained by God?

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