Ministry Appreciation Day 2018 is on Friday, October 12, 2018: I would lay down my life for God. I accept Jesus as my savior.?

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I would lay down my life for God. I accept Jesus as my savior.?

It sounds like you might be having a bad day, or even a few bad days.

If you are in ministry leadership, you know that it will pass. It is great that you have a congregation that meets your needs and the needs of the church.

That is a real blessing these days.

This is Pastor Appreciation Month....you may get a nice surprise yet.

You are appreciated, even if people forget to tell you.

Grace and Peace,

Eva

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These signify the 36 hours that the son of man was buried in the ground?

These signify the 36 hours that the son of man was buried in the ground?

Jesus was sure that he would be resurrected, that he would not be left in the grave. After he was raised up, the apostle Peter quoted what was written in the Bible about Jesus, saying: “His soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.” (Acts 2:31, King James Version; Psalm 16:10) No, the body of Jesus never had time to become corrupt in the grave, that is, to decay and smell bad. Even perfect human bodies are corruptible, that is, they are not beyond ruin or destruction. For this reason, the apostle Paul could say that the resurrected Jesus was thereafter “destined no more to return to corruption” (Ac 13:34), that is, never to return to life in a corruptible human body. Only God’s action prevented the fleshly body of his Son’s earthly existence from seeing corruption in the grave. (Ac 2:31; 13:35-37) That body, however, was not preserved for the use of the resurrected Jesus, since the apostle Peter states that Jesus was “put to death in the flesh, but . . . made alive in the spirit.” (1Pe 3:18) It thus seems evident that God disposed of that body miraculously, thereby not letting it see ruinous decay.

THe bible does not refer any further that there is any symbolism with relation to the time period in which he was in the grave beyond what is stated here.

By looking at how the Jewish tradition of viewing a day can give further information. There are times when the Hebrews used ‘day and night’ to mean only a portion of a solar day of 24 hours. For example, 1 Kings 12:5, 12 tells of Rehoboam’s asking Jeroboam and the Israelites to “go away for three days” and then return to him. That he did not mean three full 24-hour days but, rather, a portion of each of three days is seen by the fact that the people came back to him “on the third day.” At Matthew 12:40 the same meaning is given to the “three days and three nights” of Jesus’ stay in Sheol. As the record shows, he was raised to life on “the third day.” The Jewish priests clearly understood this to be the meaning of Jesus’ words, since, in their effort to block his resurrection, they quoted Jesus as saying: “After three days I am to be raised up,” and then they requested Pilate to issue a command for “the grave to be made secure until the third day.”—Mt 27:62-66; 28:1-6; note other examples in Ge 42:17, 18; Es 4:16; 5:1.

In the days of Jesus’ earthly ministry, the practice of dividing the daylight period into hours was common. Thus, at John 11:9 Jesus said: “There are twelve hours of daylight, are there not?” These were generally counted from sunrise to sunset, or from about 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. So, “the third hour” would be about 9:00 a.m., and it was at this time that the holy spirit was poured out at Pentecost. (Mt 20:3; Ac 2:15) When Jesus, tired out from a journey, was sitting at Jacob’s fountain it was about “the sixth hour,” or noon, which was also the time when Peter became very hungry at Joppa. (Joh 4:6; Ac 10:9, 10) It was also about noon when darkness fell over all the earth until “the ninth hour,” or about 3:00 p.m., when Jesus expired on the torture stake. (Mt 27:45, 46; Lu 23:44, 46) This ninth hour was also called “the hour of prayer.” (Ac 3:1; 10:3, 4, 30) So, “the seventh hour” would be about 1:00 p.m. and “the eleventh hour,” about 5:00 p.m. (Joh 4:52; Mt 20:6-12) The night was also divided into hours at that time.—Ac 23:23

When the disciples penned the accounts, it is noteworthy that they mention the word "about" Therefore one would conclude that the time presented is only approximate (36hr) and cannot be literally held as exactly 36hrs. Galatians 1:8,9 states that if we add anything to the teachings we received or take anything away, we will be accursed (see also Rev 22:18-20). That being said, by adding teachings such as that his hours in the tomb had meaning would fall under this scripture, as an added teaching and is not biblically based.

have any of you ever met/got speaking to/befriended a random person over a shared love of music?

have any of you ever met/got speaking to/befriended a random person over a shared love of music?

yeah, it happens a lot, people are always making comments to me about music or about drugs.

ba: i'll take nodumgys word for it.

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