+- +-

+- User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Stats ezBlock

Members
Total Members: 111
Latest: rstrats
New This Month: 0
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 13079
Total Topics: 776
Most Online Today: 429
Most Online Ever: 771
(July 30, 2019, 01:13:39 am)
Users Online
Members: 3
Guests: 426
Total: 429

Author Topic: Good Friday  (Read 3592 times)

0 Members and 0 Guests are viewing this topic.

Olde Tymer

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 1005
  • Karma: +1010/-0
  • Referrals: 0
Re: Good Friday?
« on: March 10, 2019, 10:08:37 am »
.
When Jesus was here, days were, at the most, only 12 hours.

John 11:9-10 . . Are there not twelve hours in the day? If anyone walks in the day, he does not stumble, because he sees the light of this world. But if anyone walks in the night, he stumbles, because the light is not in him.

This world's light is of course the Sun as per Gen 1:14-18. So then, when Jesus was here; day was when the sun is up and night was when the sun is down; meaning of course that the three days and three nights of Matt 12:40 indicate three times when the sun was up, and three times when the sun was down; i.e. relative to Christ's crucifixion and resurrection: days began with sunrise and nights began with sundown.


NOTE: Days divided into twelve equal periods of sunlight were regulated by what's known as temporal hours; which vary in length in accordance with the time of year. There are times of the year at Jerusalem's latitude when this world's light consists of less than 12 normal hours of sun, and sometimes more; but when Jesus was here; the official number of hours was always twelve regardless.

I don't exactly know why the Jews of that era divided their days into twelve equal periods of sunlight regardless of the seasons, but I suspect it was just a convenient way to operate the government and conduct civil affairs; including the Temple's activities (e.g. the daily morning and evening sacrifices)
_

 

Related Topics

  Subject / Started by Replies Last post
5 Replies
2408 Views
Last post July 11, 2019, 05:48:54 am
by patrick jane
0 Replies
1217 Views
Last post November 27, 2019, 07:42:05 am
by Lori Bolinger
7 Replies
575 Views
Last post January 17, 2020, 11:46:29 pm
by Chaplain Mark Schmidt
0 Replies
408 Views
Last post May 20, 2020, 03:02:53 pm
by Bladerunner
0 Replies
379 Views
Last post May 20, 2020, 03:08:35 pm
by Bladerunner

+-Recent Topics

MORMONS by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 11:54:31 pm

Trump 2020 - Winning !!! by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 11:49:45 pm

Politics Today by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 11:49:23 pm

Re: Trump 2020 - Winning !!! by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 11:49:04 pm

Re: Politics Today by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 11:48:41 pm

Chaplain's Chat by Chaplain Mark Schmidt
June 04, 2020, 11:38:46 pm

GEORGE FLOYD - Riots Go Nationwide by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 11:31:04 pm

Steven Crowder - Conservative Commentary by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 11:30:53 pm

Scriptures - Verse Of The Day and Discussion by Chaplain Mark Schmidt
June 04, 2020, 11:17:31 pm

World Bank and IMF destroy economies or modern day slavery by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 07:44:38 pm

Biblical Theology - Video and Audio Bible Lessons - For Serious Students by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 05:58:15 pm

Are our prayers powerful? by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 04:42:57 pm

LION OF JUDAH VIDEO MINISTRIES by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 04:42:28 pm

WHAT ISRAEL HAD TO BELIEVE by doug
June 04, 2020, 02:04:02 pm

Coronavirus hoax to declare martial law (FEMA) by Firestarter
June 04, 2020, 11:21:18 am

Bronfman, MEGA, paedophilia, NXIVM, and Libya by Firestarter
June 04, 2020, 11:15:12 am

The Iran & Syria War by Firestarter
June 04, 2020, 11:04:27 am

Just joined... by patrick jane
June 04, 2020, 03:16:44 am