This article delves into the nuanced instructions Jesus gave to the Twelve Apostles regarding their missionary journey, as recounted in the Synoptic Gospels. Did Jesus instruct His Apostles to carry staffs and wear sandals? A close examination of the texts from Mark, Matthew, and Luke reveals a blend of practical guidance and symbolic elements that underscore the Apostles' reliance on God and their readiness to spread His word.
In this article we delve into the Gospel narratives, historical context, and the interplay of Jewish and Roman timekeeping to piece together the timeline of one of history's most defining moments. Through a meticulous examination of scripture and an understanding of first-century practices, we explore the evidence that narrows down the timeframe of when Jesus was nailed to the cross.