Thoughts on the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ

The New Testament Greek word for the Day of Preparation is παρασκευή which is the word for "Friday." This is used in: Matt. 27:62, Mark 15:42, Luke 23:54, John 19:14; 19:31; 19:42. Also, the counting of a partial day (the "onah") requires Friday to make 3 days. This is also shown in the book of Esther. There is no question that…

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Exodus 12: Christ our Passover Lamb

A Biblical "type" prefigures an event or person that hasn't happened yet. Similarities:

  1. Everyone had to have a lamb for salvation,
  2. Requirement for a spotless lamb,
  3. Lamb was to be a young male
  4. 4-days given to examine the lamb,
  5. Had to be slain in public,
  6. None of the bones should be broken,
  7. Blood shed is confirmation of salvation granted.
Gesture sprinkling the blood on the door makes…

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Names of the Holy Spirit #13

The Comforter (John 16:16; 26), The Spirit of Life (Rom 8:2), The Spirit of Adoption (Rom 8:15),   Comforter = παρηγορητής (parigoritis), άλλοσ (allos) = other of the same kind.  Contrast with έτερος (eteros) = other of a different kind.

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