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3 days and 3 nights?

Discussion in 'Baptist Theology & Bible Study' started by christisking, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. christisking

    christisking New Member

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    I'm confused. If Jesus said the only sign he will give is three days and three nights, where do we get the idea that he died on a friday and rose on a sunday? "Good Friday" "Easter Sunday"
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    Do a search of the forum. This topic has been beaten to death here.
     
  3. Pastor_Bob

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    Short answer - Rome
     
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  4. christisking

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    It comes from the "early church" when Catholicism was being developed. Early on, the "early church" tried to completely distance themselves from Judaism, and actually became anti-Semitic. Thus, all the treasures of Judaism were "lost" (like the lunar calendar and the deep meanings of the 7 Feasts).

    Wednesday was Passover, next day was Unleavened Bread, then Saturday was Sabbath and Firstfruits. Remember, "evening and morning" was the reckoning of "days".
     
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  6. christisking

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    Thank you! I just wondered if I was really missing something. I had to learn a little about feasts and sabbath - which I honestly don't understand why we do not keep those - because they are mentioned several times during the events surrounding Christ's death, and it seems to me that there was a high sabbath they prepared for and the regular sabbath they prepared for. That would make it 3 days and 3 nights just like Christ said.
     
  7. christisking

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    I got cut off in my reply.
    I have not had time to search the forums yet - I am on my phone and these forums are so filled with advertisements that it makes it hard to navigate on my phone. I'll have to wait until I can get to a computer.
    Thanks again!
     
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    We don't celebrate the feast because of the Seven Christ & the Holy Spirit fulfilled 4. Christ came as the Passover lamb, there is now no need to offer up a lamb for slaughter.
     
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    The 3 "Spring Feasts" were fulfilled at Jesus' first coming + Pentecost was fulfilled with the giving of the Holy Spirit. The 3 "Fall Feasts" are yet future, refer to Christ's Second Coming and are PROPHETIC. A careful study will reveal some astonishing things about the FUTURE.
     
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