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Helpful Questions for a Quicker Understandin of the !"re#ie$ of the %rida& '#i# 17 (rucifi)ion*

%ocusin upon the red font items under !"re#ie$ of the %rida& '#i# 17 (rucifi)ion:” 1. Is it at all possible for Yeshua to have been, (1) first crucified at the 3rd hour of the day, and then, later in the same day, at the 6th hour stand trial before Pilate? f. !ar" 1#$%# and &ohn 1'$13(1)* (%) It is co++only believed that Yeshua stood before Pilate on the very sa+e ,riday -hen he -as crucified, isn.t it? /lternatively, (3) are -e to assu+e that the inspired -ord of the 0e- 1esta+ent is in error, even in the ori2inal 3ree" version of the 1e4tus 5eceptus? If the ans-ers to the above 6uestions are 70o, Yes, 0o,” then perhaps it is ti+e to reconsider our traditional -ay of thin"in2 and thorou2hly consider all the facts -hile loo"in2 for an option that is consistent -ithin itself, isn.t it? 8hat.s the point of 2ivin2 a ti+e reference such as ”after t-o days,” as used for instance in the 9&: of !att. %6$% and !ar" 1)$1, -hen no be2innin2 of such a ti+e period is identified in the te4t? Isn.t it +uch +ore li"ely that, provided such a translation of the ori2inal te4t is per+issible by the 3ree" lan2ua2e, such -ords are bein2 used for specifyin2 the day of the -ee", as in ”after ;the first< t-o days ;of the -ee"?<” /fter all, the =ebre->/ra+aic lan2ua2e, is usin2 no other na+es for any of the first si4 days of the -ee", or is it? /nd isn.t =ebre->/ra+aic the lan2ua2e used by the people in Israel and &udea in 0e- 1esta+ent ti+es? f. /cts %1$)?@ %%$%@ %6$1), &ohn #$%@ 1'$1A and 5ev. 16$16. 8hy -as Yeshua (then Peter and Paul) repeatedly e+phasiBin2 to his follo-ers that he -as 2oin2 to arise on 7the third day” if in fact he did arise on the first day of the -ee" and not on 7the third day” ;of the -ee"?< f. !att. 16$%1, 1A$%3, %?$1', %A$6)@ !ar" '$31, 1?$3)@ Cu"e '$%%, 13$1?, 13(1), 3%(33, 1D$33, %)$A, %1, )6@ &ohn %$1@ /cts 1?$)?@ and 1 or. 1#$). 8hy -ould Yeshua say, accordin2 to !att. 1%$)?, 7,or as &onas -as three days and three ni2hts in the -haleEs belly@ so shall the Fon of +an be three days and three ni2hts in the heart of the earth,” if in fact he -as dead and buried no +ore than one day and t-o ni2hts? 8hy -ould Yeshua teach, accordin2 to !ar" D$31, that he -as 2oin2 to 7be "illed, and after three days rise a2ain,” if in fact he did rise, not after, but before t-o days (' hours (3P!(+id ni2ht) G %) hours G 6 hours H 3' hours?) a. Ioes the bible ever use inclusive rec"onin2? Jr is it the reader of the bible that is superi+posin2 his or her o-n traditional thin"in2 K as tau2ht by his or her society and culture ( upon a bible te4t? Isn.t it 5o+an tradition and the Catin lan2ua2e that is usin2 inclusive rec"onin2? onsider for instance the -ord 76uin6uennialL as applied upon the Jly+pic 2a+es, do those events occur every four years or every five years if they are celebrated in say year %??1 and year %??#?

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onsiderin2 the last three 6uestions, isn.t it +uch +ore li"ely that Yeshua said -hat he +eant and +eant -hat he said? Jr else, are -e to consider the =oly Fcriptures, or at least the 0e- 1esta+ent, a boo" lac"in2 precise +eanin2 as to detail? /nd -hat about the -ords of Yeshua? =o- far e4actly are -e to e4tend our lac" of trust as to the precision e4pressed -ithin the -ord of 3od? 5eferencin2 the -ords found in /cts 1$1%$ 7M-hich is fro+ &erusale+ a Fabbath day.s Nourney.” 8hat.s the point of referencin2 a distance in such a uni6ue and unusual -ay, i.e. in a -ay not used any other ti+e in the Fcriptures, unless the event tied to this passa2e did occur on a Fabbath? f. &ohn 11$1D, -hich te4t, as far as I a+ a-are, is referencin2 +uch the sa+e distance as /cts 1$1%* If /cts 1$3 is not lyin2, and if Yeshua -as indeed 7bein2 seen of the+ forty days,” before the conclusion of the events relayed in /cts 1$3(1%, and if indeed the events relayed in /cts 1$3(1% too" place on a Fabbath, i.e. on the Feventh Iay of the -ee", then on -hat day of the -ee" +ust the first day of the forty days have occurred? /+ I in error -hen I count bac"-ards and find that the first of the forty days occurred upon the 1hird Iay of the -ee", i.e. be2innin2 at sunset !onday ni2ht? Jr -asn.t Yeshua seen on the day the to+b -as opened early on the first of those forty days, actually in the be2innin2 of the first of those forty days?

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as above referenced. one follo-in2 i++ediately after the other? 1hat is to say$ Is it true that the -ee"ly Ath Iay Fabbath -ithin the seven day . a court trial before the =i2h Priest. Tree of Life© . as if they -ere a ti2htly "nit unit -or"in2 s+oothly hand in hand -ith one another? 8ithout even ta"in2 into consideration the transportation ti+e bet-een each of these ei2ht nu+bered scenes.e. then ).t -e have a responsibility to e4plore the real truth about this particular K especially -hen. if any.e. or anyone a+on2 us. and unto anyone -ithin our society? Ion. 6. and in addition.riday ) 11 1D %# 3% 3' Ath Iay Fabbath # 1% 1' %6 33 )? /scension Pentecost /cts %$1 6 1 3 % ? % A 3 ) A 1) %1 %D 3# D 1# %% %' 36 #. the second one. to conclude fro+ be2innin2 to end? =o.li"ely.riday +ornin2? Is such a nine hour scenario consistent -ith the bible? 6.Without recourse. another court trial before Pilate and the 5o+an authorities. Pilate and =erod -ere at odds -ith one another. '. at the sunset at the very be2innin2 of the D.s passover?” 8hat does Ceviticus %3$1#(16 teach re the ti+in2 of the 8avin2 of the Fheaf and the be2innin2 of the count of fifty days (cf. then %. All Rights Reserved. then #.-ithin 3 hours. carry upon each our shoulders for such to+foolery? 8ho is responsible for allo-in2 such co++on +isconceptions.east of Pnleavened Qread al-ays follo-s i++ediately upon the 1)th day of the . -hich of these ei2ht events. fro+ daybrea" throu2h the 3 rd hour? 5e+e+ber each of these proceedin2s$ 1. a fourth court trial. a third court trial before =erod. i. and proceedin2s O%(D belo. 31$ 8hat e4actly is +eant by the -ords 71)M it -as the preparation of the passover” and 731M for that sabbath day -as a hi2h day?” /re those t-o days necessarily and al-ays consecutive.e.riday. or even possible. is a nine hour scenario. A. -hich issues are supposedly of such focal interest to everyone -ithin hristendo+? 8ho is /nyone? 8hat is /nythin2? 8hat part of the responsibility for this do I. Without recourse. and each and everyone a+on2 us. then A. 16?$) Funday +ornin2 or the +ornin2 of the Ath Iay Fhabbat? 8hen e4actly does the Ath Iay Fhabbat be2in? 8hat does 3enesis 1$# and Ceviticus %3$3% teach re the be2innin2 of the Fhabbat as -ell as the be2innin2 of each and every %) hour day period? 8hen you are at that point of a Fabbath Iay. . 1?. All Rights Reserved. O1? belo-?) 5e O' above$ 8hat point in ti+e e4actly is pinpointed by the -ords 7the +orro. /viv? Is the bible teachin2 that the Ath Iay Fhabbat of the 8avin2 of the Fheaf is to follo. =o. and re+ain sustained. as no-. to flourish.does this affect the ti+e available for all the events specified in the follo-in2 6uestion? 5e the co++only believed nine hour ti+e fra+e. to our brethren. i.i++ediately upon the day -hen preparation for the evenin2 of the sacrifice of the Passover la+b is to be +ade? 8hat does Ceviticus %3$#(D and Ieuterono+y teach re the ti+in2 for 7the Cord.e.has it been possible for /nyone or /nythin2 to fool so +any hristians for so +any years about any one of the above issues. the elders of the people and the chief priests and the scribes ca+e to2ether. and led hi+ into their councilM” =o. the crucifi4ion procedure itself? 5e+e+ber. and finally D. first the flo22in2. throu2hout each of our lives ( as -ell as throu2hout history? 8hat part responsibility do I. carry upon each our shoulders for carryin2 for-ards such false 2ossip to our very o-n fa+ilies.) i.irst !oon. then 3. onsider carefully Cu" %%$66$ 7/nd as soon as it -as day. or you. such as is co++only perceived as havin2 ta"en place all -ithin one and the sa+e . is li"ely to have ta"en less than 3>A th of one hour (3 hours > A events. i. and the &e-ish ourt can hardly be perceived as bein2 in the habit of -or"in2 in close cooperation -ith either Pilate or =erod. do not for2et*.irst the +ob ta"in2 Yeshua prisoner in 3ethse+ane. 3od has +ade it available to us? 5e &ohn 1'$1). or can it? Jr does the 0e. less than %6 +inutes. Tree of Life© 1st Iay Funday %nd Iay !onday 3rd Iay 1uesday 1 5esurrection )th Iay 8ednesday % ' 16 %3 3? 3A #th Iay 1hursday 3 1? 1A %) 31 3D 6th Iay .” and re the three hour ti+e fra+e dictated by Cu"e %%$66 (as 6uoted in O# above$) 8hat are the odds that three bureaucracies ( interactin2 one -ith another and -ithout prior preparation ( could and -ould have carried out all of the e4tensive proceedin2s a2ainst Yeshua -ithin the nine hours bet-een +idni2ht and +id(+ornin2 of the very sa+e . countin2 fro+ about +id ni2ht of the e4perience in the upper roo+ until 7the 3rd hour. the actual -al" to 3ol2atha. before Pilate and the 5o+an authorities.after the sabbath” (Ceviticus %3$1#.1esta+ent paint a picture of those three courts.

7 the first da& of the $eek” you need to use your Ftron2. don.near FS(A13 ?1< F-eden 5epublicR in /da+ah 5epublicR e!ail$ Po-erJf hoiceTdelta. All Rights Reserved.th +a&: &ohn 11$1A@ /cts 1?$3?@ /th +a&: /cts %?$6@ %)$1@ 0th +a&: !atthe.%6$%@ !ar" 1)$1@ &ohn )$)?. do you find any passa2es in the 01 translated 7the second day of the -ee". 1o understand the true +eanin2 of the 3ree" -ords translated.11$)?@ )$)@ 1th da&: Cu"e 1$#'@ %$%1@ 6$6@ '$%D@ &ohn %?$%6@ /cts A$D@ %A$3@ Philippians 3$#@ 12th da& 3of the month:4 /cts %#$6.se . the .1A$1@ !ar" '$%@ &ohn 1%$1@ 7th +a&: /cts %?$6@ %1$).ll find these te4ts in Cu"e #$1A@ D$%%@ /cts %1$A@ %D$13* 8hat differences do you see bet-een the 3ree" -ords used in these last four passa2es in co+parison to the 3ree" -ords used in the passa2es translated in 9&: as 7the first day of the -ee"?” 0e4t.s oncordance and Iictionary* Jr at least you need to loo" at so+e 3ree" version of the 01* onsider carefully the +eanin2 of each of the three 3ree" -ords thus translated* 0e4t.Without recourse.or -hy is &esus not bein2 criticiBed (in Cu"e #$1A) for healin2 people on Fabbath if indeed &esus intended for hristians to "eep Funday as a day of Fabbath rest? Indeed.” etc.” 7the third day of the -ee".t it true that you.lan.lan.t it true that all but one of the+ is associated -ith the . isn.ht+ Without recourse.of the -ee"*< You.io>01 h>/.or2>1reeJfCife. in the 9&:. loo" up the 3ree" -ords in the 01 that actually +eans 7the .or2>1reeJfCife.+ornin2?” 8hat is the relationship bet-een the 7ni2ht” referenced in 3enesis 1'$33 and 7the +orro-” referenced in 3enesis 1'$3)? 11. Ion. )3@ 11$6@ /cts %D$13@ -rd +a&: Cu"e %$)6@ /cts %#$1@ %D$A.Funday "eepin2 Qible believers? .ll find passa2es -here each and every one of the -ee" days are bein2 specified?*$ • • • • • • • • • 1st +a&: Cu"e #$1A@ D$%%@ /cts %1$A@ %D$13@ .t you thin" that -ould be a -a"er upper for such as could distin2uish bet-een the 3ree" -ords in those four passa2es and the 3ree" -ords used in the passa2es translated 7the first day of the -ee"” in 9&:? 0e4t$ If you carefully study the conte4t of each of the 01 passa2es translated 7the first day of the -ee".e-=elpfulUuestions. if you loo" for the other days of the -ee" in the 3ree" 01. don.irst Iay” or 7Iay Jne” .” 7the fourth day of the -ee".east of Pnleavened Qread? /nd is there any evidence -hatsoever that the one e4ception is not also referencin2 the very sa+e day -ithin the . 1A@ plus all the passa2es listed in ite+ O3 above@ .nd +a&: !atthe.east of Pnleavened bread as each of the other li"e passa2es? (omments and donations freel& accepted at: Pse snail +ail only after notification by e+ail* 1ree of CifeR c>o 3eneral Ielivery 0ora .irst Iay of the -ee".t you thin" that -ould be 6uite a stron2 -a"er upper for 6uite a fe. Tree of Life© Fabbath$ 8hat point are you tal"in2 about -hen you say -ords such as 71o+orro. All Rights Reserved.ind +uch +ore at our -eb site$ http$>>ada+oh. Tree of Life© . if any of those four passa2es re Iay Jne of the -ee" -as correctly translated.? 8hy not? Jn the other hand. usin2 the sa+e for+at as in Cu"e #$1A@ D$%%@ /cts %1$A@ %D$13. 1%. #@ %1$%A@ %D$1)@ =ebre.io>tol.ht+ Please find the +ost current version of this docu+ent at$ http$>>ada+oh.t you suppose the 5o+an atholic hurch -ould have an incentive not to translate (for instance) Cu"e #$1A correctly? If Cu"e #$1A -as translated such that it -as clear that this passa2e describes events happenin2 on Funday.” isn.

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