The Chronology of Christís Crucifixion and Resurrection
Jesus Christ ate an evening Passover meal with His disciples and instituted the New
Covenant symbols (Matthew 26:26-28). Jesus was then betrayed by Judas, arrested
and during the night brought before the high priest.
Jesus died around 3 p.m. (Matthew 27:46-50). This was the preparation day for the annual,
Jesusí body was placed in the tomb just before sunset (Matthew 27:57-60).
Wednesday sunset to Thursday sunset was the high-day Sabbath,
It is described as the day after the ďDay of PreparationĒ (Matthew 27:62).
The high-day Sabbath now past, the women bought and prepared spices for anointing Jesusí body before resting on the weekly Sabbath day, which began at Friday sunset
The women rested on the weekly Sabbath, according to the Fourth Commandment
burial, fulfilling the sign of Jonah and authenticating the sign He gave of His messiahship.
The women brought the spices early in the morning while it was still dark
He did not rise on Sunday morning, but near sunset the day before.