Jesus Christ's timeline

Jesus Christ's genealogy - Matthew 1:2-17

The angel tells Zecharias about the birth of John the Baptist, May, 4 BC - Luke 1:5-22

John the Baptist's conception - June, 4 BC - Luke 1:23-25

The angel Gabriel tells Mary she is going to become pregnant with Jesus Christ, Dec, 4 BC - Luke 1:26-38

Mary visits Elizabeth and stays with her for about 3 months - Luke 1:39-56

Birth of John the Baptist, March, 3 BC - Luke 1:57-80

Joseph and Mary come together - Matthew 1:18-24 (Mary was already pregnant and Joseph had been thinking about divorcing her)

Magi first see 'his star' in action in the night skies, Jupiter and Venus in Conjunction in Leo - August 12, 3 BC

Birth of Jesus Christ, Sept 11, 3 BC - Matthew 1:25, Luke 2:1-20

Jupiter and Regulus in conjunction in Leo, Sept 14, 3 BC

Jesus Christ is circumcised and given a name, Sept 18, 3 BC - Matthew 1:25, Luke 2:21

Jesus is presented at the temple, Oct 21, 3 BC - Luke 2:22-24

Simeon and Anna prophecy in the temple, Oct 21, 3 BC - Luke 2:25-38

Jupiter and Regulus in conjunction in Leo for a second time, Feb 17, 2 BC

Jupiter and Regulus in conjunction in Leo for a third time, May 8, 2 BC

Jupiter and Venus in conjunction in Leo for a second time, June 17, 2 BC

The massing of the planets, Mercury, Venus, Mars and Jupiter in Leo, Aug 27, 2 BC

Magi arrive in Jerusalem and head to Bethlehem, Dec, 2 BC - Matthew 2:1-12

Joseph takes Mary and Jesus and flees to Egypt - Matthew 2:13-15

Herod has all the young children murdered in Bethlehem - Matthew 2:16-18

Eclipse prior to the death of Herod, Jan 9, 1 BC

Archelaus becomes king and disrupts Passover, April 8, 1 BC

Joseph returns to Judea with Mary and Jesus, but is warned about living there and settles back in his hometown of Nazereth instead - Matt 2:19-23, Luke 2:39

Jesus' childhood in Nazereth until age twelve - Luke 2:40

Jesus in the temple at twelve years of age - Luke 2:41-50

Jesus grows to adulthood - Luke 2:51,52

John the baptist appears on the scene - Matthew 3:1-12, Mark 1:2-8, Luke 3:1-18

John baptizes Jesus, Feb, 27 AD - Matt 3:13-17, Mark 1:9-11, Luke 3:21,22

Jesus' legalistic genealogy - Luke 3:23-38

The temptations in the wilderness - Matt 4:1-11, Mark 1:12,13, Luke 4:1-13

John refers back to Jesus' baptism which had occurred at least 40 days earlier. This place was 'beyond' Jordan, at a place referred to as Bethany, Bethabara, and Betharaba, locations which are currently unknown. John 1:19-29

John sees Jesus the next day - John 1:29-34

The day following, Jesus meets Andrew who goes to get his brother Peter - John 1:35-42

The day following, Jesus meets Philip and Nathanael - John 1:43-51

The wedding at Cana, three days later, where Jesus turned water into wine, which was his first miracle - John 2:1-11

Jesus travels to Capernaum for a few days -  John 2:12

Jesus goes to Jerusalem for passover, drove out the animals and turned over the tables of the moneychangers - John 2:13-25

Nicodemus comes to Jesus at night - April 27 AD, John 3:1-21

Jesus goes into the Judean countryside where his disciples baptise - John 3:22

John the Baptist bears record of the Christ - John 3:23-36

Jesus leaves Judea and travels to Sychar, during which time he meets the woman at the well - John 4:1-42

Jesus returns to Cana of Galilee after two days. It is here he does his second miracle. John 4:43-54

John the Baptist is imprisoned - Luke 3:19,20

Jesus travels to Jerusalem for Pentecost, June 1, 27 AD

Jesus hears John is in prison and travels back to Galilee after Pentecost - Matthew 4:12, Mark 1:14, Luke 4:14,15

Jesus opens his public ministry in Nazareth, teaching that the prophecy in Isaiah 61 regarding preaching the acceptable year of the Lord referred to him. Luke 4:16-30

Jesus travels to Capernaum - Matthew 4:13-17, Mark 1:14,15

Jesus invites four men from among his disciples to be full time ministers to help him with his ministry - Matthew 4:18-22, Mark 1:16-20

He travels through Galilee - Matthew 4:23-25

The teaching to his disciples on the mount - Matthew 5:1-Matthew 7:29

He heals a leper - Matthew 8:1-4

He heals a centurion's child in Capernaum - Matthew 8:5-13. The word translated servant is child in both Aramaic and Greek. This is a different event to the one where he healed a centurion's servant. That happened later. This centurion came to Jesus himself, the centurion who wanted healing for his servant sent messengers.

He casts out a devil spirit from a possessed man in the synagogue at Capernaum - Mark 1:1-28, Luke 4:31-37

The same day he heals Peter's mother in law - Matthew 8:14,15, Mark 1:29-31, Luke 4:38,39

During the evening he cast out a bunch of devil spirits and healed many. Sunset marked the new day. Matthew 8:16,17, Mark 1:32-34, Luke 4:40,41

Before sunrise the next day, he was up and off to a solitary place. Peter and others followed him. Mark 1:35-38, Luke 4:42,43

He travelled to Galilee to preach throughout the whole region, and cast out more devil spirits - Mark 1:39, Luke 4:44

He teaches from a boat and fills a net with fish. This was not a miracle and nowhere in the bible is it referred to as a miracle. Luke 5:1-11

He heals a leper. This is not the leper he healed in Matthew 8:1-4. Mark 1:40-45, Luke 5:12-16

He heals a paralyzed man carried by four. Matthew 9:2-8 (not in chronological sequence) - Mark 2:1-12, Luke 5:17-26

Teaches a multitude by the seaside - Mark 2:13

He calls Matthew to work with him full time to help him with his ministry. Matthew was already a disciple - Matthew 9:9-13 (not in Chronological sequence), Mark 2:14-22, Luke 5:27-39

He picks grain on a Sabbath. 'second sabbath after the first' in Luke 6:1 is translated from deuteroprōtō in the Greek, which doesn't mean 'second sabbath after the first' at all. The text should read 'and it came to pass on a sabbath', which is how it is in some manuscripts. Matthew 12:1-8 (not in chronological sequence), Mark 2:23-28, Luke 6:1-5.

He heals a man with a withered hand - Matthew 12:9-14, Mark 3:1-6, Luke 6:6-11

Healings by the sea - Matthew 12:15-21, Mark 3:7-12

He goes up a mountain to pray and in the morning ordained 12 of his disciples to be apostles - Mark 3:13-19, Luke 6:12-16

The teaching on the plain - Luke 6:17-49. This is a different teaching to the teaching on the mount in Matthew 5. Mountains and plains are different places. After the teaching in Matthew, Jesus went to Capernaum where a centurion met him to ask for healing for his child. After his teaching in Luke, he entered Capernaum where a centurion sent elders of the Judeans to ask for a healing for his servant. They are two entirely different events.

He heals the centurion's servant in Capernaum - Luke 7:1-10

The next day he raises a widow's son from the dead in the city of Nain - Luke 7:11-17

John the Baptist sends messengers. This record is out of chronological sequence in Matthew, where the incident is included as the figure of speech parembole. Luke records this event in chronological seqeunce. (Matthew 11:2-30), Luke 7:18-35

Eats with a Pharisee called Simon. A woman anoints him. Luke 7:36-50

He preaches in villages, accompanied by the twelve and a few women - Luke 8:1-3

Jesus teaches the parable of the sower. He was sitting in an open courtyard of someone's home. During his teaching, he healed a blind and dumb man. The Scribes and Pharisees who were watching said he was casting out devils by devil spirit power. Again, as he was teaching, his mother and brothers arrived to sieze him and drag him away because they thought he was nuts. When they couldn't get inside, they called his name and told him to come outside. Jesus refused. Later that day he went out to the shore of the Sea of Galilee and taught out of a boat. He told the parable of the sower and the seed for a second time. He then told a few more parables and dismissed the crowds. He returned to a house where his disciples asked him the meaning of parables and why he spoke to the crowds using them. (Matthew 12:22-13:53), Mark 3:19-4:34, Luke 8:4-21.

That evening he crossed the Sea of Galilee, and calmed the water on his way - Matthew 8:18-27, Mark 4:35-41, Luke 8:22-25

In the country of the Gergesenes, he heals two possessed men. One was healed in Mark and Luke, and both of them in Matthew. Matthew 8:28-34, Mark 5:1-20, Luke 8:26-39

He sails back across the Sea of Galilee - Matthew 9:1, Mark 5:21, Luke 8:40

John the Baptist's discipled ask Jesus about fasting - Matthew 9:14-17

Jairus and his daughter being raised from the dead. On the way to Jairus' house, a woman is healed of her issue of blood - Matthew 9:18-26, Mark 5:22-43, Luke 8:41-56

He heals two blind men and one dumb man - Matthew 9:27-34

He returns to Nazareth and teaches in the synogogue on the sabbath. Mark 6:1-6

Travels to a few villages. Matthew 9:35-38, Mark 6:6

He instructs the twelve and then sends them out. Matthew 10:1-11:1, Mark 6:7-13, Luke 9:1-6

Herod hears of Jesus. John is dead. Matthew 14:1,2, Mark 6:14-16, Luke 9:7-9

John's death recorded. Matthew 14:3-12, Mark 6:17-29

The twelve return. Mark 6:30,31, Luke 9:10

Somewhere near Bethsaida, in a solitary place. The feeding of the 5,000 with 5 loaves and 2 fish. John 6:4 was not in the original texts, and two Greek manuscripts omit the entire verse. John 6:4 is entirely out of context and there is no record of Jesus or his disciples attending. Matthew 14:13-21, Mark 6:32-44, Luke 9:10-17, John 6:1-15

The disciples sail back across the sea. Jesus walks on water. Matthew 14:22-33, Mark 6:45-52, John 6:16-21

Healings at Gennesaret, Matthew 14:34-36

Teaching at Capernaum the day after feeding the 5000, John 6:22-65

Jesus with religious leaders and multitudes at Capernaum, Matthew 15:1-20, Mark 7:1-23

Departs to the border of Tyre and Sidon, Matthew 15:21, Mark 7:24

At the border he heals a child vexed with devils, Matthew 15:22-28, Mark 7:24-30

Returns to the Sea of Galilee through Decapolis, Matthew 15:29-31, Mark 7:31-37

At the Sea of Galilee he feeds 4000 men besides women and children, Matthew 15:32-39, Mark 8:1-9

He walks around Galilee, sent the multitudes away, and then he and his disciples cross the sea by boat to the region of Magdala on the west coast, Matthew 15:39-16:12, Mark 8:10-21

Heals a blind man at Bethsaida, Mark 8:22-26

Some of his disciples leave him, John 6:66

Jesus begins his 30th year on September 20, 27AD, which was Tishri 1. He was now officially an adult.

At Caesarea Philippi, he foretells of what he was going to suffer, Tishri 3, Matthew 16:13-28, Mark 8:27-9:1, Luke 9:18-28, John 6:67-71

On the mount of transfiguration 7 days later. This occurred on one of the peaks of Mount Hermon, Matthew 17:1-9, Mark 9:2-10, Luke 9:28-36

The next day, heals the possessed boy, Matthew 17:14-21, Mark 9:14-29, Luke 9:37-43

Jesus and his disciples pass through Galilee, Matthew 17:22,23, Mark 9:30-32, Luke 9:43-45

In Capernaum, Tishri 12, Matthew 17:24-18:35, Mark 9:33-50, Luke 9:46-50, John 7:1-9

He prepares to go up to Jerusalem secretly for the feast of tabernacles, and travelled through Samaria so no one would know, Luke 9:51-62, John 7:10

At Jerusalem for the feast of tabernacles, October 4th to October 11th, 27AD, John 7:11-10:21

The 70 sent out. There are 9 weeks between the Feast of Tabernacles and the Feast of Dedication, enough time for Jesus to travel through the area the 70 were sent to, Luke 10:1-24

He is questioned by legal representatives. The parable of the good Samaritan, Luke 10:25-37

Supper at Bethany. The two sisters of Lazarus, Mary and Martha lived in Bethany. Jesus and his disciples were travelling to Jerusalem for the Feast of Dedication. Luke 10:38-42

Jesus at the Feast of Dedication - Kislev 25-Tebeth 2, December 13-20 27 AD, John 10:22-39

Jesus travels to the Jordan area, which is warm during winter, and spends time there, Luke 11:1-13:9, John 10:40-42

He heals a woman who had been bent over with a spirit of infirmity for 18 years, Luke 13:10-17

He teaches two parables, Luke 13:18-21

The raising of Lazarus at Bethany, John 11:1-53

He goes to Ephraim in Judea, John 11:54

Jesus goes on his last teaching itinerary before returning to Jerusalem. He travels from Ephraim, goes through Samaria and Galilee, crosses Jordan, goes through Perea, then through Jericho to Jerusalem, Matthew 19:1-20:34, Mark 10:1-52, Luke 13:22-19:28

His last days in Jerusalem - April 22-30, 28 AD

Passover approaches, John 11:55-57

Supper at Lazarus' house in Bethany, Nisan 8, April 22, 28 AD, John 12:1-11

His first entry into Jerusalem, April 23, Mark 11:1-11, Luke 19:29-44, John 12:12-50

Second entry into Jerusalem, (Nisan10) April 24, 28AD, Matthew 21:1-17, Mark 11:12-19, Luke 19:45-48

Fig tree withered overnight, (Nisan 11), April 25, 28AD, Mark 11:20-26. Matthew 21:18-22

Teachings and parables to religious nuts, and then to the people, Matthew 21:23-25:46, Mark 11:27-13:37, Luke 20:1-21:38

The religious leaders plot to murder him, Matthew 26:1-5. Mark 14:1,2, Luke 22:1,2

A woman anoints Jesus at Simon's house, (Nisan 12), April 26, 28AD, Matthew 26:6-13, Mark 14:3-9

Judas goes to the Religious leaders, Matthew 26:14-16, Mark 14:10,11, Luke 22:3-6

Preparation for Passover, Matthew 26:17-19, Mark 14:12-16, Luke 22:7-13

The last supper. This was after sunset, which began the next Judean day, (Nisan 13) April 26, 28AD, Matthew 26:20-29, Mark 14:17-25, Luke 22:14-38, John 13:1-14:31

He walks to the garden with his disciples, Matthew 26:30-35, Mark 14:26-31, Luke 22:39, John 15:1-17:26

His time in the garden until his arrest, Matthew 26:36-56, Mark 14:32--52, Luke 22:40-53, John 18:1-12

Jesus before Annas, Peter's first denial, John 18:13-23

Jesus before Caiaphas, Peter's five other denials, making six in total, Matthew 26:57-75, Mark 14:53-72, Luke 22:54-62, John 18:24-27

Jesus is spat on and beaten up, Luke 22:63-65

Before the Sanhedrin (this was the following morning, so this would have been April 27, 28 AD), Matthew 27:1, Mark 15:1, Luke 22:66-71

Jesus sent to Pilate, Matthew 27:2, Mark 15:1, Luke 23:1, John 18:28

Judas has regrets and throws the money down in the temple, Matthew 27:3-10

Jesus and Pilate, Luke 23:2-6, John 18:29-38

Jesus and Herod, Luke 23:7-12

Jesus back with Pilate (this was around midday), Matthew 27:11-26, Mark 15:2-15, Luke 23:13-25, John 18:39-19:16

Jesus is raped and tortured all night by Roman soldiers (Nisan 13-14), April 27-28 AD, Matthew 27:27-31, Mark 15:16-20

He is led away to be crucified with 3 malefactors, Simon of Cyrene carries his cross for him, the first drugged painkilling drink is offered to him but he refuses it, Matthew 27:31,32, Mark 15:20-23, Luke 23:26-32, John 19:16,17

He is crucified and he refuses a second drugged drink, his clothes are dished out among the soldiers and his robe is gambled away, Pilate writes his accusation (this was around 9am), he is mocked, he refuses a third drink, and his accusation is placed over his head, Matthew 27:33-37, Mark 15:24-26, Luke 23:33-38, John 19:18-24

One of the malefactors takes his side, Luke 23:39-43

Two robbers are now crucified with him, one on each side, Matthew 27:38, Mark 15:27,28, (already mentioned in John 19:18)

Jesus is reviled by the crowds, the religious leaders, and the two robbers, Matthew 27:39-44, Mark 15:29-32

Darkness over the land, this lasted from midday until 3pm, Matthew 27:45, Mark 15:33, Luke 23:44,45

The cry of triumph, around 3pm, My God, My God for this reason was I reserved (left). Left has two meanings, to leave and to have remaining. God didn't leave him, that teaching is nonsense. The translators left the Aramaic words in the text to let us know they were unsure of the correct translation, Matthew 27:46,47, Mark 15:34,35

Jesus refuses a fourth drugged drink, Matthew 27:48,49, Mark 15:36

One of his disciples takes his mother, to care for her as his own, John 19:25-27

Jesus requests a drink, this was the fifth offered to him, then he dies, Matthew 27:50-56 (verses 52 and 53 are forgeries and can be deleted), Mark 15:37-41, Luke 23:45-49, John 19:28-30

A malefactor and a robber's legs are broken, then Jesus is pierced, John 19:31-37

Joseph of Arimathaea buries Jesus, Matthew 27:57-61, Mark 15:42-47, Luke 23:50-55, John 19:38

Nicodemus and his servants wrap the body with spices, John 19:39-42

The chief priests post a Roman guard on the tomb (Nisan 16), April 30, 28 AD, Matthew 27:62-66

Women buy spices and oils and prepare to give Jesus' body a proper burial, which they had seen Joseph of Arimathea had not done, but were unaware that Nicodemus had done. Joseph was expecting Jesus to get up from the dead, so didn't give the body a full burial, Mark 16:1, Luke 23:56a

 Post Resurrection -  May 1 - June 10, 28 AD

The women rest on the Sabbath and go to the sepulchre near sunset, which would be the start of the new day (Nisan 17) May 1, 28 AD, Matthew 28:1, Luke 23:56b

The earthquake, the angel rolls away the stone, the Roman guards shit their underwear. The stone would have been round like a ball, and would have been sitting on top of the entrance down into the sepulchre, Matthew 28:2-4

Mary Magdalene goes to the sepulchre, then leaves to find Peter and the other disciples (Nisan 18, May 2, 28 AD, John 20:1,2

Peter and another disciple run to the sepulchre, followed by Mary, John 20:3-10

Mary Magdalene meets Jesus Christ, Mark 16:9 (out of chronological order), John 20:11-17

Mary returns to tell the disciples but they don't believe her, Mark 16:10,11 (out of chronological order), John 20:18

Women with spices go to give Jesus another burial, and meet angels, Matthew 28:5-8, Mark 16:2-8, Luke 24:1-8

The Roman guards recover their wits and return to the city, Matthew 28:11-15

Women give their report to the disciples, but are not believed. Peter returns to the sepulchre and is astonished, Luke 24:9-12

Christ and the two men on the road to Emmaus, the men return and are not believed either, Mark 16:12,13, Luke 24:13-35

He appears in the midst of the disciples, Thomas isn't there, Matthew 28:9,10, Mark 16:14, Luke 24:36-44, John 20:19-24

The Twelve, without Thomas, making eleven men, go to Galilee, Matthew 28:16

Thomas is told about the resurrection, but doesn't believe John 20:25

Christ appears to the disciples, and Thomas is with them (Nisan 27) May 11, 28 AD, Matthew 28:17-20, John 20:26-29

Summary statement, John 20:30,31

Christ appears to his disciples at the Sea of Galilee, John 21:1-23

Summary statement, John 21:24,25

Summary of events leading to the ascension, Luke 24:45-49

The Ascension (Iyyar 28) June 10, 28 AD, Mark 16:15-19, Luke 24:50,51

The disciples return to Jerusalem to wait for the promise of the father, the gift of holy spirit, which came on the day of Pentecost, Mark 16:20, Luke 24:52,53