Which day of the week did Jesus die?

JesusMany churches teach that Jesus died on a Friday and rose on Sunday and He was in the grave for three days. If you count the days, there are only two days between His death and resurrection…is that wrong?

The traditional teaching within the church is that Christ was crucified on a Friday, and churches commonly observe the Friday before Easter Sunday as the day of Christ’s death, but this observance is a matter of church tradition and not a Biblically accurate portrayal of Christ’s death.

Scripture says clearly that Jesus would spend three days and three nights in the grave: Continue reading

The Resurrection Of Jesus – Many Eyewitnesses

Paul’s Testimony of the resurrection of Jesus

resurrection of JesusFor the church the resurrection of Jesus’ body is central to the gospel itself. It is the basis for hope of our eternal life. So, if the resurrection isn’t true, both for Jesus as well as for us, then the hope which we put our faith completely in disappears. The question to ponder is why should anyone care whether Jesus is or is not the solution to overcoming death? Why should anyone give Jesus a second thought? If, when I die and that is the end for me.  The claims, if any, or teachings about eternal life I had placed my hope in, is pointless. Thus, putting Jesus in the same category as other false religions with no basis of truth. And therefore, without believing in the Gospel how can I possibly believe in the resurrection of Jesus? Continue reading

Through Jesus We Can Be Persistence in Our Service

Preparation, Pursuit & Persistence Through Jesus 

Paul begins teaching using three analogies to drive home the logic for why suffering injesus trials is worthwhile for a believer. And how to be ready to face those trials.

2 Timothy 2:3-7 (NKJV)

You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ. No one engaged in warfare entangles himself with the affairs of this life, that he may please him who enlisted him as a soldier. And also if anyone competes in athletics, he is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules. The hardworking farmer must be first to partake of the crops. Consider what I say, and may the Lord give you understanding in all things.

First, Paul says that suffering hardship for the sake of the Gospel is like a soldier called for duty. Continue reading