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Did the events of Good Friday take place during winter?

Good Friday is the traditional day of Jesus crucifixion. It takes place on the Friday afternoon before the Passover. Passover Timing The Passover was one of the most important holy days to the Jews. ...
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How long was Jesus in the tomb?

These three sacrifices of the Passover, Feast of unleavened bread, and the waving of the first fruit typified the death burial and resurrection of Christ and establish a timeline. At Passover on ...
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When was Good Friday first called "Good"?

When did Good Friday first get called “Good”? To be honest, we do not know for sure, but then possibly in 1290 if you accept "guode friday" as meaning Good Friday! We honestly don’t know. ...
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What is the first recorded observation of Good Friday?

The Didascalia Apostolorum, dated to AD 230, prescribe activities during Holy Week, including a fast on Friday: Therefore you shall fast in the days of the Pascha from the tenth, which is the ...
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How long was Jesus in the tomb?

Jesus predicted that he would be buried for three days and three nights (72 hours). Why would you doubt his word? Christianity has a long-standing tradition of Good Friday and Easter Sunday. Almost ...
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Which is a greater sin - to eat meat on Good Friday or to spoil it

Regarding whether the Church can impose fasting as a matter of precept, St. Thomas Aquinas writes (Summa Theologica II-II q. 147 a. 3 ad 2): It will be a mortal sin to disobey a commandment through ...
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At what time did the scourging at the pillar take place on Good Friday?

The scourging of Jesus happened immediately after Barabbas had been released, so it would have been about 7 or 8 am on Friday morning. When harmonizing between the book of John, and the synoptic ...
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Is there a list of all the verses to "Were you there?"

The African American Heritage Hymnal lists five verses: However, the original version may have been shorter, and additional verses have been added through folk process. The word "tree" in ...
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Why is the Crucifixion believed to have happened on Friday?

Why is the Crucifixion believed to have happened on Friday? Consider that if the Crucifixion was on a Wednesday, one would also have to believe that: When John said the next day would be a high ...
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Why is the Crucifixion believed to have happened on Friday?

Why is the Crucifixion believed to have happened on Friday? The biblical evidence for a Wednesday or Thursday crucifixion is very weak. The Crucifixion is believed to have happened on Friday because ...
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Why is the Crucifixion believed to have happened on Friday?

Traditional. In the Bible, a part of a day is often counted as a day. Thus part of Friday is the first day, Saturday is the second day, and part of Sunday is the third day in the tomb. In this case, ...
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How are 3 days/nights in grave prophecy reconclied if Jesus died on Good Fri & arose Sun?

Friday afternoon to early before dawn on Sunday does not comprise three days and three nights. The Catholic and predominantly Protestant teachings on the Good Friday crucifixion may very well be ...
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How are 3 days/nights in grave prophecy reconclied if Jesus died on Good Fri & arose Sun?

A hebrew idiom - any part of a day or night constituted a full day per traditional Jewish teaching (and the Talmud). So - Jesus died Friday before sundown (before the Sabbath) and was burried (1 day),...
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How much time did Jesus spend in Gethsemane?

The narratives at Luke 22:47-62 describing the arrest of Jesus and the denial by Peter before the cock crowed, give ample evidence that Jesus prayed at Gethsemane till early hours of Friday, counting ...
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How long was Jesus in the tomb?

AS other have said three days and three nights is an idiom and means a continuous period encompassing at least one whole day and the end part of the first day and the first part of the last day. For ...
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