Debunking the Resurrection False Teachings
I don’t understand how the person who posted this could be so careless. The Holy Spirit made it clear that Jesus was not only discovered missing the first day of the week, but that the resurrection happened on the first day (i.e. Sunday) also.
“Now when Jesus was risen early the first day of the week, he appeared first to Mary Magdalene, out of whom he had cast seven devils.” -Mark 16:9
See also Luke 24:21 in its context. Luke 24:21 But we trusted that it had been he which should have redeemed Israel: and beside all this, to day is the third day since these things were done.
This passage proves that the third day must have been Sunday- unless Jesus had risen before the third day. And we know that certainly wasn’t the case since He had said over and over that He would rise the third day, and the Apostles affirmed over and over that He was risen the third day.
Some people will believe anything that goes against mainstream belief. And though mainstream belief is often wrong and should be questioned, to believe anything that is not mainstream without searching the Scriptures very carefully about it is another ditch we can’t fall into.
The Bible is a self-defining book. In 1 Samuel 20 (entire chapter), we see that the third day was consider two days after the first day; the day after tomorrow (just read the chapter carefully). So since Christ was certainly risen on the first Sunday, as was shown above, it would make sense that He could have died on Friday. Now if He had died and was buried too late on Friday for Friday to be considered a day (which I can’t rule out right now), it’s possible He died on a Thursday and that there were indeed two Sabbaths in a row like the poster claims (one for the Passover celebration on Friday and then one for normal Saturday Sabbath afterwards). But whether He died on Thursday or Friday, He was certainly risen on Sunday – so either way the poster is wrong in their conclusion about His resurrection day; and therefore wrong in their assertion about the Catholic Church changing the Lord’s Day to Sunday.
-Brother Aaron Carey