I thought it would be good to revisit this post over the Passover/Easter season. jv
The most fundamental truth of Christianity is that Jesus, who is God in the flesh, died and was resurrected to redeem humanity from the slavery of sin and death.
One of the easiest things to determine in the New Testament is the “season” of Jesus’ death. All four of the Gospels spell out that Jesus died during the Passover season. He apparently died at the time the Passover lambs were being slain at the Temple in Jerusalem, 3:00 pm on the 14th day of the first month of the Jewish calendar. For Christians, Jesus was the ultimate Passover lamb, whose blood enables us to be released from the clutches of sin and its ultimate result: death.
Oddly enough, the order that things happened in during Jesus’ final “passover” meal with His disciples is not easy to determine. The eyewitnesses seem to disagree if the taking of the bread and wine…
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