The Old Testament Unveiled: Golgotha and the Sixth Day of Creation

That God chose to create Adam on a Friday, the 6th day of creation, has profound implications for our understanding of what Jesus did for us on the sixth day of the week, on Good Friday. In the latest episode of The Old Testament Unveiled, we delve into what it means that Christ hung atop a cross over the grave of Adam–at Golgotha, the hill traditionally understood to be the place of Adam’s skull. Thanks for watching!

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2 thoughts on “The Old Testament Unveiled: Golgotha and the Sixth Day of Creation

  1. Robbie Sonnenberg on said:

    The Gospel of Genesis…I have never seen that connection with the sixth day- Friday. Thank you for that insight. Keep up this wonderful work you are doing.

  2. Ginger Arrant on said:

    I had heard once that Golgotha, the place of the skull, was the place where David buried the head of Goliath after he brought the severed head to Jerusalem. Hence “Gol Goliath” (skull of Goliath) or “Golgotha” in ancient Hebrew texts. Would that not be just like our Wonderful God to tie together Adam, King David, and Jesus? Son of man, Son of David, Son of God. And His enemy satan in the garden with Adam and in the giant Goliath with David and at the crucifixion with Jesus. “…he shall bruise your head and you shall bruise his heel”.

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