Counting backwards those 33 years would give us The year of Jesus birth at 8 B. It makes one wonder if Jesus died on his birthday. This is all very interesting and I suppose it is of vital importance to many. However, whether it was 4,3,2, or 1 BC is always speculation based upon the known and the unknown. What is known is that Jesus Christ was born, lived, died, and was bodily raised again from the dead and is alive today sitting at the right hand of the Father in Heaven.
He had completed the purpose of His incarnation which was to bring the availability of salvation to all who would believe. Just as we do not know the exact date of His birth, we also do not know the date He will return for His church the Body of Christ. What we do know is that we had better be ready for according to Scripture, if you refused to believe there will be no second chance. Get ready! In between he is said to have done a number of things.
The 4BC date seems to be based on calculations from when he started his full reign, and on the start of rule of his three sons after he died. But the start of his full reign has been questioned, and on one of the sons it seems a copyist error changed what Josephus said was 22 to 20 years.
It also seems that all early Christian commentators placed the birth of Jesus around BC. Can you really be so sure, then, that 4BC is the date of the death of Herod?
Schurer, who calculated the date 4BC in the 19th century, will surely not have had so accurate tools to date the lunar eclipses as accurately as we now can?. Treaties were inaugurated under the auspices of Caesar and formalized in a ritual to their deity Janus at midnight on January 1. Yochanan studied there; see Luke He claimed to have studied at Qumran, but he lied!
There was also a documented solar eclipse in Jerusalem which requires a new moon when Christ was crucified on Pesach Passover in 36 CE — just as the Scriptures state. That event occurred on 14 Abib on the third day of the week.
He died incarnate at age Readers will never get the whole truth from BAS or their local church or synagogue. Elisheba Elizabeth was six months pregnant in the sixth month, and Tsekharya Zecharias was a Levite of the division of Abiyah Abijah. Christ was born during the census of Quirinius in 6 CE — as is clearly stated in the Lucan account.
Those three facts form the baseline; everything else is easy to deduce from 4QQ Maybe you should research 4Q in addition to the calendrical documents in 4Q and 4Q Even the Samaritan vs. Plus, they have followed the Babylonian calendar since the time of their captivity. Yet, the drivel from these other posters is allowed. I provided the evidence how these two sources corroborate the following:. To which culture is the the dating common? Not to Jews, not to Muslims, not to Hindus, not to Buddhists, not to Taoists, not to Shintoists, in fact only to Christians who have given to the world a dating system divided by the most important event in history — the Incarnation, God dwelling in a human form.
However Josephus mentions a number of events between the eclipse and the Passover, far too many to fit the time available. On the other hand there was also an eclipse earlier in the year in 1BC which does provide time for those events.
This registration also explains the role of Quirinius in Syria in that year. But far beyond that is the accuracy of the Hebrew Calculated Calendar….. The birth of the Messiah can be calculated two ways. Dennis made his calculations on knowing the Messiah was 33 years old when crucified and the Sabbath was on the 7th day of the week. Therefore he said to us that Passover had to be on the sixth day of the week during 33 CE.
Knowing this it becomes a matter of math and using the only consistent calendar in our history, the Hebrew Biblical calendar, starting with the birth in the year in the month of Etanim Tishri in the Hebrew civil calendar or the seventh month on the 15th day also known as the first day of Sukkot. Then the resurrection happened in the year 30 CE during the month of Aviv which is also know as Nisan or the 1st month. Then the Talmud in Yoma 39B tells us that the sin sacrifice was not accepted on Yom Kippur by God forty times note that Josephus also reference these forty years.
Then approximately 10 months later on the 9th of Av in the year 70 CE the temple was destroyed. You can also calculate this by using Luke 1 and starting with the year , the beginning of the Messianic movement. This is a very simple explanation for a very complex problem. This is ignorance, Jesus was not part of Herod , Herod killed his own children not children of Jewish family to kill the Messiah. You need to look into the history books. Jesus attracted large crowds as he began to teach in Galilee.
The gospels describe miracles performed by Jesus: healing the sick, casting out the demons of mental illness from the tormented, and even bringing the dead back to life. They also portray a powerful teacher whose parables made their point in surprising ways. In one parable, a man is robbed, beaten, and left on the road. Many pass him by without giving him help, including respected members of his own community. The one who stops to help him is a Samaritan, a person from Samaria considered a foreigner and an outsider. In his ministry, Jesus crossed many social barriers as well, mingling with the tax collector, the adulterer, and the prostitute.
He warned critics to remember their own imperfections before condemning others and invited those who were wholly without sin to cast the first stone of condemnation. Jesus taught that the expected Kingdom of God was close at hand. It would not be an earthly political kingdom, but rather a new reign of justice for the poor and liberation for the oppressed. Jesus Christ is the Son of God and our Savior. Everything from His ministry to His death He did for us. Jesus is the Son of God but was born to a woman on earth. When Mary gave birth to Jesus, many signs and angels appeared so that faithful people could find Him and pay their respects.
You may have seen this scene depicted through nativities at Christmastime. Even as a young man Jesus was teaching the word of God. When Jesus began His ministry at age 30, He walked many miles to the Jordan River to be baptized by His cousin, John the Baptist, who had the authority to perform baptism.
Although He was without sin, Jesus was still baptized in order to teach us obedience to God, the proper way to be baptized, and the importance of baptism by the correct authority. Jesus healed the sick, gave sight to the blind, and even brought the dead back to life.