Luke says Herod reads the Jews, and notes that they are pleased with the killing of James.(Acts 12:3) He, popularity seeking politician that he is, decides to do the same for Peter. But being the days of unleavened bread, "then were the days of unleavened bread..." he decides to wait until after Passover, and puts him in prison until then. Why? Because it is the Jews he wants to please, not Christians, and it wouldn't be pleasing to the Jews to dirty up the Passover feast days, not Easter, with a public execution. This feast lasts several days. See also that Luke uses the terms "feast of unleavened bread" and "the Passover" interchangeably in Luke 22:1.
John Thompson wrote: No where in Acts 12:3 or 4 does it conclude that Peter was apprehended during the feast , when he was apprehended... It's the only occurrence of the word Easter in the KJV , seems if they ( the translators ) hated the Jews so much they would have used it a lot more , that's why one can only conclude it happens after the Passover
I don't know how the discussion got on whether the translators hated the Jews, I certainly never mentioned it. Just wondering how you can say it does not conclude that Peter was apprehended during the feast when it clearly states (then were the days of unleavened bread) Previous passages show that was considered Passover. Which makes the proper translation, Passover, which according to previous post the KJV translators used every other time. Also not sure why that is a problem for you.
I use the KJV, but Easter is clearly a wrong translation. Passover is used all other times - what valid reason is there to change it to the name of the "Queen of Heaven" (see OT)?
Our family celebrated Passover on Monday night, and we'll remember the resurrection on Sunday. That will be the Day of First Fruits - one of GOD's days for thousands of years! We don't have toĀ fit pagan days into our worship of GOD. He's already given us His days if we care to study it out!
Great Sermon! The reason is simple... people are fornicating years BEFORE tying the knot, and it simply makes for a WEAKENED MARRIAGE COVENANT. Or, when couples live together FIRST, and then 'slide' into marriage, WITHOUT moving out until the HONEYMOON, they 'change' and act sometimes uncivil to each other. What is really sad, is that some Christians are more 'immoral' than Islamists, and everyone knows about 'sins of the body' even Buddists.BTW,There is a book out called HANDS OFF: THIS COULD BE LOVE.. written by an orthodox Jew; Gila Manolsen. She said it isn't even ok to kiss or hold hands if you want a lifelong marriage with your partner, and do this AFTER THE MARRIAGE.
No where in Acts 12:3 or 4 does it conclude that Peter was apprehended during the feast , when he was apprehended... It's the only occurrence of the word Easter in the KJV , seems if they ( the translators ) hated the Jews so much they would have used it a lot more , that's why one can only conclude it happens after the Passover
Putin is simply taking advantage of the fact that the west has chosen weak effeminate "men" for its leaders,regardless of what one may think of Putin he is an old school leader who knows that power and those who seize it runs and always has run the world....weak sissified hand wringing and wimpering mixed with decadence and perversion does not and we are about to find that out.
John Thompson wrote: Seems the verses in Luke 14:14 and Mark 22:1 refer to Jesus not Peter and its what Herod was doing not Pilot
Your point was about the Passover,---"Passover was already over..."--- the verses speak about the Passover. Tis true they are referring to two different Passovers, but the fact remains neither one is referring to Easter. Herod was not a religious man he would not have cared about a pagan holiday, he only cared about the Jewish religion because Israel was in his province. The same author wrote Luke and Acts
sharing good news wrote: Of course I love you Baptists. Why do you think I am trying to get you to see the truth of Scripture?
Strange love, that no one feels.
I have news for you - The WCF, and your reformed theologians are NOT Scripture!!
sharing good news wrote: The only problem I have with Baptists is their abject fear of debate. I sometimes wonder if you all are a bit insecure with your theology.
I have been following threads on here for years. I can honestly say that I have never seen you engage in 'debate', unless you think that baiting, lying and hit and run tactics, without ever engaging with anyone, amounts to debate!
sharing good news wrote: All I did below is answer Christopher's question and look at the adverse attacks you throw at me? Surely you practice love thy neighbour in your religion? God Bless.
The reaction you got was because you repeated one of your constant lies, you jerk.
Actually, loving neighbour in your religion is something Presbyterians do. If not, why try and convert Baptists to Presbyterianism? Not enough that we believe the gospel?
John Thompson wrote: Passover was already over Herod wasn't going to wait a whole year to kill Peter so he was going to wait till after the pagan holiday Easter , so the translators did right by using Easter in this verse . The KJV is right
KJV Luke 22:1 Now the feast of unleavened bread drew nigh, which is called the Passover.
KJV Acts 12:3 And because he saw it pleased the Jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. (Then were the days of unleavened bread.)
KJV Mark 14:14 After two days was the feast of the passover, and of unleavened bread...
Passover was already over Herod wasn't going to wait a whole year to kill Peter so he was going to wait till after the pagan holiday Easter , so the translators did right by using Easter in this verse . The KJV is right
Saunders wrote: The Russians seem to be using this Ukraine problem as an opportunity to flex their muscles at the west. And it appears to be starting a bit of a flutter in the western nations. These early moves are like the initial moves in a chess game trying to test your opponents reactions. Noting the various reactions in Europe, UK and the USA it shows how fragile the international relations are between the two sides - Could this lead to aggression or war?
The aggression is already there. That's what bullies do. The response to bullies determines whether or not they find bullying works. So far, the responses to the bully in question will surely encourage more of the same. Why would we think anything else?