In fact, the law requires that nearly everything be cleansed with blood, and without the shedding of blood there is no forgiveness.
So Joseph bought some linen cloth, took down the body, wrapped it in the linen, and placed it in a tomb cut out of rock. Then he rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb.
“Today all times collide. Today all stories are the same. It was Friday then. It is Friday now. We call them both by the preposterous name: Good”
Order of Events:
Last supper with Disciples
To Mount of Olives
Betrayed and Arrested
Trial - Annas then Caiaphas/religious leaders
Early Friday morning - tried by Sanhedrin
Pilate - second time
In the midst of all of this was beating/scourging/humiliation
Led out of the city to Calvary - place of the skull - Galgatha.
9 AM - “Third Hour” - Jesus Crucified
10 AM - Jesus insulted and mocked - Criminal: “Save yourself and us.”
11 AM - Jesus - “Today you will be with me in paradise”
Noon - 6th Hour - Darkness covers the land
1 PM - Jesus cries out…”My God, My God, why have you forsaken Me?
2 PM - Jesus - “It is finished”
Jesus - “Into Your Hands I Commit my Spirit.” - Breathed his last.
3 PM - Earthquake
Temple veil torn from top to bottom
Centurion - “Surely this man was the Son of God.”
Soldiers break thieves legs
Soldier pierces Jesus side
Joseph Arimathea - removes the body of Jesus for burial