Did Jesus Rise on the “Third Day” or after “Three Days”?

(The following is an excerpt from my book, The Third Day Bible Code, but without footnotes. Gr.=Greek)Christian tradition has always been that Jesus was crucified on Friday and resurrected on Sunday, so that he arose from the dead on the third day. But strangely, the New Testament (NT) never states categorically what day Jesus was crucified and died. It does say both events occurred on the same day and that Jesus was raised from the dead early the following Sunday morning. This NT omission … [Read more...]

Did Jesus Ask God to Forgive Those Who Killed Him?

When Jesus hung on the cross he said, “Father, forgive them; for they do not know what they are doing” (Lk 23.34 NRSV). Nearly all Christians have believed that Jesus herein was asking God to forgive everyone involved in his condemnation and execution, thus regardless of any admission of guilt, and some would add Judas in his betrayal of Jesus. But this interpretation fails to understand these words of Jesus in Luke's context.According to the four New Testament gospels, this saying of Jes … [Read more...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X