What are the Bible verses that directly support Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Sunrise Service, Easter or Resurrection Sunday?

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Why Do They Celebrate Good Friday on a Friday?
The reason why Catholics and other Protestants continue to commemorate Jesus’ crucifixion on a Friday is because they do not celebrate the Passover, so they have no way to know when the Feast of Unleavened bread has to be kept.

In the year 325 AD through the Council of Nicaea, the Roman Emperor Constantine abolished the Passover. This meant that Christians were not allowed to keep the Passover in accordance with the date in the Bible, which is the 14th day of Aviv. But, once they abolished the Passover they also had no way to know on which day Resurrection day should be kept since it is based on the Feast of Firstfruits. Thus, they decided that Resurrection Sunday (which they called Easter) would be held on the first Sunday after first full moon occurring on or after the vernal equinox.

Since they calculated their celebration of the Resurrection based on the vernal equinox, they just conveniently made the Friday before their resurrection Sunday “Good Friday.” They do this since two thousand years ago was crucified on a Friday and Resurrected on a Sunday.

In conclusion, for Christians who keep the Passover in accordance with what the Bible says, we commemorate Jesus’ sacrifice by fasting on the Feast of Unleavened Bread (Mark 2:18-20). For this reason, we do not need to participate in the erroneous ceremony called “Good Friday.”

In reality, the only thing that’s good about Friday is that the next day is Sabbath.
 

Nehemiah6

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Those traditions were started by Roman Catholic Popes.
Not necessarily by the popes, but perhaps by bishops and popes. You won't find any Scriptures for these traditions, but if they can have any positive spiritual influence, then we need not worry about it. No one will change them because you object.
 

TheLearner

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#23
Jesus Christ left the tomb at Sundown ending the weekly Sabbath and the women came to the empty open and unguarded tomb early the next morning at Sunrise.
I never heard that before, what is your proof please. Also, if that happened he was not in the tomb three days and nights by Jewish Reckoning right?
 

TheLearner

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Those are liturgical holy days. They are traditions. All Churches have traditions. All people have traditions, including you.

Do you pray before a meal? Kneel when you pray? Stand up at Church when you sing? Those are all traditions.

None of those things are specifically outlined in Scripture, yet we do them and there's nothing wrong with that.

The same goes for liturgical holy days like Christmas and Easter.

1 Corinthians 10:23-24 J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS)

23-24 As I have said before, the Christian position is this: I may do anything, but everything is not useful. Yes, I may do anything but everything is not constructive. Let no man, then, set his own advantage as his objective, but rather the good of his neighbor.

We are permitted to do what the Bible does not expectantly forbid like Driving a Car or using modern tools.

Any Church or denomination is allowed to administer their church as they see fit, including setting up Holidays to glorify our Lord.

Jesus observed seven annual festivals
 

TheLearner

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I dont know I think it was to fit in with the Roman (gregorian) calendar at the time. Also as the pagan holiday of easter was celebrated at the same time.

Its passover that Jesus observed, not easter or any specific days of the week. Thursdays, fridays, saturdays were not what the jewish people followed rhey had their own days of the week. And they dont always correspond with the gregorian calendar as its a lunar calendar not solar.

Its just become a RC church tradition like christmas has..and saints days etc. in the RCC church, those hoildays got made into state holidays were everyone was obligated to observe and had to attend church. Its not a bad thing...we get the day off. But its not actually the same calendar God followed for the feasts and sabbaths he wanted the Israelites to observes. If we truly followed the jewish calendar, we would have every seventh year off from work and every fiftieth a jubilee. We would also celebrate all the other feasts. Sukkot, shauvot, feast of tabernacles, purim, day of atonement, hannukah...
So What, there are many pagan things in our daily lives that we employ and do not worship pagan beings, gods like names of months, wedding rings, bomb fires, and so on.
 

TheLearner

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Why Do They Celebrate Good Friday on a Friday?
The reason why Catholics and other Protestants continue to commemorate Jesus’ crucifixion on a Friday is because they do not celebrate the Passover, so they have no way to know when the Feast of Unleavened bread has to be kept.​
In the year 325 AD through the Council of Nicaea, the Roman Emperor Constantine abolished the Passover. This meant that Christians were not allowed to keep the Passover in accordance with the date in the Bible, which is the 14th day of Aviv. But, once they abolished the Passover they also had no way to know on which day Resurrection day should be kept since it is based on the Feast of Firstfruits. Thus, they decided that Resurrection Sunday (which they called Easter) would be held on the first Sunday after first full moon occurring on or after the vernal equinox.
Since they calculated their celebration of the Resurrection based on the vernal equinox, they just conveniently made the Friday before their resurrection Sunday “Good Friday.” They do this since two thousand years ago was crucified on a Friday and Resurrected on a Sunday.​
In conclusion, for Christians who keep the Passover in accordance with what the Bible says, we commemorate Jesus’ sacrifice by fasting on the Feast of Unleavened Bread (Mark 2:18-20). For this reason, we do not need to participate in the erroneous ceremony called “Good Friday.”​
In reality, the only thing that’s good about Friday is that the next day is Sabbath.
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