Originally posted by whodeyHe wasn't crucified on Friday. The passages talk about more than one holy day; He was crucified on Wednesday.
I heard a preacher talk about this topic. If Good Friday was the day Christ was crucified and Sunday was the day he arose, then how is it that Christ was in the tomb for 3 days and 3 nights? Just wondered if anyone knows the answer.
Personally I do not think it important which day we celebrate Easter. For me the topic is trivial but interesting.
Originally posted by whodeySorry, I typed before I thought. He was arrested on Wednesday, not crucified until the next day.
Very good. This is what the preacher said as well. He was crucified on a wednesday and arose on the sabbath on saturday.
Originally posted by FreakyKBHHere's a somewhat reliable post on the subject:
Sorry, I typed before I thought. He was arrested on Wednesday, not crucified until the next day.
His body was then in the tomb Thursday night, Friday night and Saturday night, and was rasied the dead on Sunday morning.
Originally posted by FreakyKBHInteresting. Here is a sight that seems to think that Christ was raised on Saturday.
Here's a somewhat reliable post on the subject:
He does a good job of outlining and tracing the sundry issues for each of the days in theory.