Christ’s Resurrection Foretold and Witnessed

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I suppose, since I became a Christian (born again July 31, 1975), I have heard a lot of different opinions concerning different areas and events of the Bible. Of all the topics and points of interest, none has intrigued me as much as the Death, Burial, and Resurrection of my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. As you read this study there is one main point that all Christians will agree on. It may not be the day of the week or the hour of the day Jesus died, but we will all agree to the fact that Jesus did arise from the dead and is currently at the right hand of God the Father. You might be a religious person, yet not believe Jesus arose from the dead. That belief would not negate you from being religious, but it would negate a profession…show more content…
It shall be a Sabbath of Rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls, by a statute for ever.”

Just as the tenth day of the seventh month comes on different days of the week, and the tenth day is known as Sabbath, it stands to reason that there isn’t just one Sabbath in every week. Just as the seventh month and tenth day is to be the day of atonement, (a Sabbath of Rest) and it may fall on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, or whatever day of the week, there is still a seventh day of the week (Saturday) Sabbath in that same week.

It was such a Holy day, a Sabbath day, approaching when Jesus was crucified. (John 19:31, KJV). “The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies shall not remain upon the cross on the Sabbath day, (for that Sabbath day was a high day), besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.” (KJV). Therefore it stands to reason there were two Sabbath’s in the week of crucifixion: 1) the high day Sabbath, 2) the seventh day of the week, Saturday. With this in mind, it would be very possible for Jesus to have been Crucified prior to the beginning of

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