The three Sabbaths;
a) There was a `PREPARATION DAY' prior to the Passover.
15:42 and John 19:14, and 31.....
was no preparation day for the weekly Sabbath.
b) Passover was the 15th day of Nissan
The day following the Passover, was a Sabbath also,
When Christ died,
Sabbath followed on the 16th of Nissan. How do we
know this? Because; EVERY gospel tells us that the
women came to the tomb early on the first day of the
Whenever the Passover fell on the regular weekly
Sabbath, the sacrifice was slain at 1:30 P.M. and
offered at 3:30 P.M. on Friday in order for it to be
finished by sundown on Friday
If Passover Sabbath fell on Friday, the sacrifice
was slain at 12:30 P.M. ~ and offered at 1:30 P.M.
#3) On all other days, the Passover sacrifice was slain at 2:30 P.M. and offered at 3:30 P.M. the day previous to the Passover itself. In that year, the Passover itself fell on Thursday, which means that
Christ was slain on Wednesday.
By Nina Roberta Baker ~ 1995