THE REASONS CHRISTMAS AND EASTER MUST BE CELEBRATED IN APRIL

If you assume the following ideas are true:
1) Jesus was born on April 17, 6 B.C.E. (Saturday Julian Calendar)and
2) Jesus was resurrected on April 9, 30 A.D. (Sunday Julian Calendar)
then Easter Sunday and Jesus' 36th birthday occurred eight days apart.

Perpetual Jewish/Civil Calendar Jewish Perpetual Calendar

NISAN 29, 3755 (Saturday) of the Jewish calendar corresponds to April 17, 6 B.C.E. of the Julian Calendar.

NISAN 16, 3790 (Friday) corresponds to April 7, 30 A.D. (Julian Calendar) and April 5, 30 A.D. (Gregorian Calendar) (second day of Passover) Jewish Holy Days
NISAN 18, 3790 (Sunday) corresponds to April 9, 30 A.D. (Julian Calendar) and April 7, 30 A.D. (Gregorian Calendar) (the Resurrection or Easter Sunday).
NISAN 26, 3790 (Monday) corresponds to April 17, 30 A.D. (Julian Calendar) and April 15, 30 A.D. (Gregorian Calendar) (Jesus' 36th birthday).

Calendar conversions were derived from Calendar conversions
Jesus' birthdate was derived from Michael R. Molnar's book

30 A.D. was chosen as the year of Jesus' death because Passover began on Thursday. However, 27
A.D. would also meet this criterion. Since John the Baptist started his ministry in 27 A.D. and Jesus was
baptized by John the Baptist, the year 27 can be ruled out as the year of Jesus' death.
Note: John the Baptist started his ministry in the fifteenth year of the rule of Tiberius; Tiberius became the
co-princep in 13 A.D. (one year before Augustus died).
Note: The Gospels mention at least three Passovers during Jesus' ministry; I am supposing these years
to be 28, 29, 30 A.D.

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