He completed every sacrifice in Him
Mark 15:42 - And now when the even was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,
The day on which Jesus died was not before a normal Sabbath or day of rest. In John 19:31 it is recorded as a high day which was the main Passover celebration day. The day on which Jesus died was call the Preparation day not because they had to prepare the food or decoration or for any the party. If one read Exodus 12 it was the day (14th day) before the Passover that they killed the lamb in the evening (Jesus died also in the evening) and ate the lamb in the night, it was on the next day that they crossed the Red Sea. The crossing day was celebrated in a grand celebration and considered a day of rest, a holiday.
The Passover started from the day of leaven bread (Jesus' last supper and day of His arrest, which happened to be a Sunday) and ended with the High day (the day after Jesus died, which was a Friday), in all it was a 6 day celebration. When Jesus resurrected it was a Sunday a day after the weekly Sabbath (Saturday).
Sunday was also celebrated during the times of Moses and was called a day of the Peace Sacrifice. It was on that day the waved sacrifice was offered as a sign of peace between God and man. It was on this day the curse of God on man that man will perish unto dust was cancelled and the proof of this was the appearance of Jesus after going to hell.
Hell is a prison which was made for all souls after death which had sin. Jesus was covered with all the sins of mankind since man laid his hands on Him while crowning him with thorns like they did to the bull which was later left to wander in the wilderness, this too was fulfilled by Jesus after His coming back from Hell. It was since no sin was found in Him that He could not be kept in this prison. Jesus could have appeared the day He died, for Hell nor is Heaven bound by earthly time. It was to fulfill all scriptures that Jesus appeared on the 3rd day.
So we see it was on the exactly on the 3rd day that Jesus resurrected (the sign of Jonah is a curse to the wicket and this is to do with understanding spirit life of man) and His sacrifice did not end on the crucifix but continued even after He appeared from Hell. It was also this reason that He did not allow Mary the Magdalene to touch Him at that time for He had not finished all His sacrifices but did allow everyone after He fully completed every sacrifice as prophesied by the mouth of Moses. The final sacrifice which Jesus did was sprinkling of His blood on Throne of God like the High Priest by entering the Holy of Holies. Jesus ascended to the Father on that day (Sunday) offered His blood sacrifice and completing everything, later appeared to His disciples.
After His death Jesus even left His robe on the floor and this was picked by Peter. The person whom the High Priest ordained to be the next High Priest on the death of the High Priest would pick up this robe and wear it. Peter was selected to lead the flock therefore even though others entered the tomb no one less picked up the robe.
This does not mean Peter became the next High Priest, since our High Priest is not dead and He had folded His face napkin signaling that He will be back (which was a tradition followed at the dining table by the Jews). Peter and all of us who are in Christ are acting priest and our one and only High Priest is in Heaven seated at the Right (righteous) Hand of God the Father in Heaven.
[ Prayer Starter ]
Lord Jesus, we thank You for completing everything and opening all doors or us to receive our salvation. By our faith in You we too have all the curses broken, including the sentence of spiritual dead in Hell cancelled. You made peace between God and man by being our Peace Sacrifice. We thank You and receive in full that that You have made available for us in You....
We declared this in your Mighty Name, Amen.
[ Reference Scripture ]
31 The Jews therefore, because it was the preparation, that the bodies should not remain upon the cross on the sabbath day, (for that sabbath day was an high day,) besought Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.
32 Then came the soldiers, and brake the legs of the first, and of the other which was crucified with him.
33 But when they came to Jesus, and saw that he was dead already, they brake not his legs:
2 This month shall be unto you the beginning of months: it shall be the first month of the year to you.
3 Speak ye unto all the congregation of Israel, saying, In the tenth day of this month they shall take to them every man a lamb, according to their fathers' houses, a lamb for a household:
4 and if the household be too little for a lamb, then shall he and his neighbor next unto his house take one according to the number of the souls; according to every man's eating ye shall make your count for the lamb.
5 Your lamb shall be without blemish, a male a year old: ye shall take it from the sheep, or from the goats:
6 and ye shall keep it until the fourteenth day of the same month; and the whole assembly of the congregation of Israel shall kill it at even.
7 And they shall take of the blood, and put it on the two side-posts and on the lintel, upon the houses wherein they shall eat it.
8 And they shall eat the flesh in that night, roast with fire, and unleavened bread; with bitter herbs they shall eat it.
9 Eat not of it raw, nor boiled at all with water, but roast with fire; its head with its legs and with the inwards thereof.
10 And ye shall let nothing of it remain until the morning; but that which remaineth of it until the morning ye shall burn with fire.
11 And thus shall ye eat it: with your loins girded, your shoes on your feet, and your staff in your hand; and ye shall eat it in haste: it is Jehovah's passover.
10 Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When ye be come into the land which I give unto you, and shall reap the harvest thereof, then ye shall bring a sheaf of the firstfruits of your harvest unto the priest:
11 And he shall wave the sheaf before the LORD, to be accepted for you: on the morrow after the sabbath the priest shall wave it.
12 And ye shall offer that day when ye wave the sheaf an he lamb without blemish of the first year for a burnt offering unto the LORD.
3 Peter therefore went forth, and the other disciple, and they went toward the tomb.
4 And they ran both together: and the other disciple outran Peter, and came first to the tomb;
5 and stooping and looking in, he seeth the linen cloths lying; yet entered he not in.
6 Simon Peter therefore also cometh, following him, and entered into the tomb; and he beholdeth the linen cloths lying,
7 and the napkin, that was upon his head, not lying with the linen cloths, but rolled up in a place by itself.
8 Then entered in therefore the other disciple also, who came first to the tomb, and he saw, and believed.
10 Then the disciples went away again unto their own home.
11 But Mary stood without at the sepulchre weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulchre,
12 And seeth two angels in white sitting, the one at the head, and the other at the feet, where the body of Jesus had lain.
13 And they say unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? She saith unto them, Because they have taken away my Lord, and I know not where they have laid him.
14 And when she had thus said, she turned herself back, and saw Jesus standing, and knew not that it was Jesus.
15 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, why weepest thou? whom seekest thou? She, supposing him to be the gardener, saith unto him, Sir, if thou have borne him hence, tell me where thou hast laid him, and I will take him away.
16 Jesus saith unto her, Mary. She turned herself, and saith unto him, Rabboni; which is to say, Master.
17 Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.
18 Mary Magdalene came and told the disciples that she had seen the Lord, and that he had spoken these things unto her.
19 Then the same day at evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors were shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus and stood in the midst, and saith unto them, Peace be unto you.
20 And when he had so said, he shewed unto them his hands and his side. Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord.
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