The Number Three (3)...

Three in one, and one in three. The One in the middle died for me...

Three: The number three is a perfect number and is used extensively throughout Scripture:

Ark of the Covenant contained 3 items, the tablets, rod, and manna:
Heb 9:4 Baskets:
Gen 40:18 Branches:
Gen 40:10 Christ died for three things, ourselves, our salvation, and our sins.
Christ made Peter affirm his love for Him three times: Jn 21:15-17
Christ rose on the third day: Mt 28:1-6
Christ was thirty three when He died.
Christ will rebuild this temple in three days: Mk 14:58
Christs ministry lasted three years.
Church teaching, Holy Scripture, Tradition, and the Magisterium.
Daniel knelt three times a day to pray: Dan 6:10
Days of darkness, the 9th plague on Egypt: Ex 10:21-23
Days in the wilderness: Ex 8:27,15:22
Days without food for the Egyptian: 1Sam 30:12-13
Esther commands Mardochai to fast for three days and three nights: Est 4:16
GOD gave each of us memory, intelligence, and free will.
Jerusalem is surrounded by 3 mountains, Gibeon, Moriah, and Zion: Psa 125:2
Jesus hung on the cross for three hours before He died: Lk 23:44-46
Jesus prayed in the Garden of Gethsemane three times: Mk 14:32-42
Jesus was crucified on the third hour: Mk 15:25
Jesus was crucified using three nails, one in each wrist, one in both feet.
Jesus was judged by three, Annas, Pilate, and Herod.
Jesus was lost in the temple for three days: Lk 2:41-51
Jonah spends three days and three nights in the whale: Jonah 2:1, Mt 12:40.
Paul reasoned from Scriptures for three Sabbaths: Act 17:2
Peter denied Him three times: Lk 22:54-62.
Peter's vision of Heaven, three times: Act 10:10-16.
Samson's riddle not solved in three days: Judges 14:14
Saul blinded for three days: Act 9:9
Son of Man three days and three nights in the heart of the earth: Mt 12:40
The body, soul, and spirit of humans: 1Thes 5:23.
The Holy Family, Jesus, Mary, and St. Joseph: Mt 2:13-15
The Holy Trinity, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: Mt 28:19.
The Lord is our judge, lawgiver, and king: Isa 33:22
The three wise men: Mt 2:1-12
The triple benediction: Num 6:24-26.
The triple doxology: Isa 6:3
Three days used in the Bible over 50 times.
Three Mary's were at the foot of the cross: Jn 19:25.
Three Tabernacles to make at the Transfiguration: Lk 9:33
Three things hard, disturbing, wiser: Prov 30:18-31.
Three thousand added to the Church in one day: Act 2:41,47.
Three were crucified together: Mt 27:38.
Three were seen at the Transfiguration, Jesus, Elias, and Moses. Mk 9:3

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