Salvation is by God's Grace alone received by faith alone — it is not earned by human work or effort!
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…
A Biblical "type" prefigures an event or person that hasn't happened yet. Similarities:
- Everyone had to have a lamb for salvation,
- Requirement for a spotless lamb,
- Lamb was to be a young male
- 4-days given to examine the lamb,
- Had to be slain in public,
- None of the bones should be broken,
- Blood shed is confirmation of salvation granted.
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.
The mercy of God’s love revealed through Jesus Christ remedies man’s unsaved condition of spiritual death.
Spirit of Love (2 Tim 1:7), The Good Spirit (Neh. 9:20), The Spirit of Truth (John 14:17).
Holy (Rom 15:16; 1 John 2:20; Rom. 1:4).
Living a dead life in a B.C. world, part 1