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See Topic: Jesus’ Crucifixion Week Details and Proofs (2)
First Calendar with Roman Dates only:
Everyone believes that Saturday follows Jesus’ crucifixion because the next day was a Sabbath, ie a Saturday. However; it must be noted that Passover is a “High Sabbath” and in 31 AD it followed Jesus’ crucifixion.
- John 19:31
Jesus’ Side Is Pierced
Therefore, because it was the Preparation Day, that the bodies should not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews asked Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
Also, you will note that First Fruits Fall on the first day of the week. First fruits, unlike other feast days is not given a specific day for celebrating, but rather, it is commanded to be celebrated on the first day of the week AFTER SATURDAY (SABBATH) (Leviticus ). in 31 AD Saturday is April 28, 31 AD and First Fruits fell on Sunday (First Day of the Week) on April 29, 31 AD.
- The Feast of Firstfruits
Leviticus 23:9 And the Lord spoke to Moses, saying, 10 “Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them: ‘When you come into the land which I give to you, and reap its harvest, then you shall bring a sheaf of the firstfruits of your harvest to the priest. 11 He shall wave the sheaf before the Lord, to be accepted on your behalf; on the day after the Sabbath the priest shall wave it.
- Matthew 28:1
He Is Risen
Now after the Sabbath, as the first day of the week began to dawn, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to see the tomb.
See Topic: Jesus’ Crucifixion Week With Notes and Proofs. Also included are comparisons with the Exodus, Abraham and Isaac, Jonah, and The Antichrist. Notice the days in black are Jesus’ days of affliction which can be compared to the seven years of the tribulation. It is a prophecy of things to come. Note: Jesus’ crucifixion is in the middle of the week in the same way, the Antichrist will go into the holy of holies and declare that he is “god”. To the left of the crucifixion are the first half of the tribulation and to the right are the last half of the tribulation when Jesus is in Sheol. The last half of the tribulation is called “The GREAT tribulation when the Jews are no longer in Jerusalem and they are hunted down by the Antichrist. This is why Daniel’s 70 weeks are called “weeks” instead of years. They are prophetic.
Roman Compared With Jewish Dates:
The chart below illustrates
The Jewish and Roman Dates (note: Jewish days straddle Roman dates ie Nissan 14 straddles a Tuesday and a Wednesday.) Verses contradict one another unless both Roman and Jewish dates are taken into consideration.