A chronology of Jesusís earthly ministry

With the information that we have discovered, we can construct a timeline of Jesusís life:

Date

Event

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

June, 7 BC

Gabriel announces Johnís birth to Zechariah

   

1:5-22

 

June 11th, 7 BC

Zechariah returns home

   

1:23

 

June 25th, 7 BC

Elizabeth becomes pregnant

   

1:24-25

 

Dec. 11th, 7 BC

Gabriel's announces Jesusís birth to Mary

   

1:26-38

 

December, 7 BC

Mary visits Elizabeth

   

1:39-56

 

Dec. 25th, 7 BC

Mary becomes pregnant

       

January, 6 BC

An angel visit Joseph

1:18-24

     

March 25th, 6 BC

Birth of John the Baptist

   

1:57-80

 

Sept. 25th, 6 BC

Birth of Jesus (at Tabernacles)

1:25

 

2:1-20

 

Oct. 2nd, 6 BC

Jesus is circumcised 8 days after birth (Lev. 12:3)

   

2:21

 

Nov. 4th, 6 BC

Jesus is presented at the Temple 33 days later (Lev. 12:4,6)

   

2:22-38

 

September, 5 BC

Visit of the Magi

2:1-12

     

October, 5 BC

The Holy Family flee to Egypt

2:13-18

     

March, 4 BC

Herod the Great dies and the Holy Family return from Egypt to Nazareth

2:19-23

 

2:39-40

 

April 8th, AD 8

Jesus visits Jerusalem aged 12 (at Passover)

   

2:41-52

 

AD 28

John the Baptist begins his ministry

3:1-12

1:1-8

3:1-20

1:15-18

Oct. 9th, AD 29

Jesus begins his ministry (at Tabernacles)

3:13-4:11

1:9-13

3:21-4:13

1:19-2:12

April 4th, AD 30

Passover in Jerusalem

     

2:13-4:4

AD 30

Jesus ministers in Galilee

4:12-9:38

1:14-2:22

4:14-5:39

4:5-54

March 25th, AD 31

Passover in Jerusalem

     

5:1-15

AD 31

Further ministry in Galilee

10:1-13:58

2:23-6:13

6:1-9:6

 

March, AD 32

John the Baptist is executed

14:1-12

6:14-29

9:7-9

5:16-47

April 13th, AD 32

Passover spent in Galilee (see Jn. 7:1 for reason)

14:13-18:35

6:30-9:50

9:10-62

6:1-71

AD 32

Further ministry in Galilee

     

7:1-9

Oct. 7th, AD 32

Feast of Tabernacles in Judea

   

10:1-11:17

7:10-10:21

Dec. 15th, AD 32

Feast of Hanukkah in Jerusalem

     

10:22-39

January, AD 33

Ministry in Perea, Samaria and Jericho

19:1-20:28

10:1-52

11:18-19:27

10:40-42

February, AD 33

Jesus in Bethany

     

11:1-53

March, AD 33

Jesus in Ephraim

     

11:54-57

Sat. March 26th, AD 33

Jesus in Bethany

     

12:1-11

Sun. March 27th, AD 33

Jesus enters Jerusalem

21:1-9

11:1-11

19:28-44

12:12-19

Mon. March 28th, AD 33

Jesus in Bethany

21:10-19

19:45-48

   

Jesus in Jerusalem

     

12:20-50

Tue. March 29th, AD 33

Jesus in Bethany

21:20-22

11:19-26

   

Jesus in Jerusalem

21:22-23:39

11:27-12:44

20:1-21:4

 

Jesus on the Mount of Olives

24:1-26:5

13:1-14:2

21:5-22:2

 

Wed. March 30th, AD 33

Jesus in Bethany

26:6-16

14:3:1-11

22:3-6

 

Thu. March 31st, AD 33

Jesus in Jerusalem

26:17-19

14:12-16

22:7-13

 

Jesus in the Upper Room

26:20-29

14:17-25

22:14-38

13:1-17:26

Jesus on the Mount of Olives

26:30-46

14:26-42

22:39-46

18:1

Fri. April 1st, AD 33 (a.m.)

Jesus in Gethsemane

26:47-56

14:43-52

22:47-53

18:2-12

Jesus is tried in Jerusalem

26:57-27:34

14:53-15:23

22:54-23:33

18:12-19:17

Jesus is crucified on Calvary

27:35-56

15:24-41

23:33-49

19:18-30

Fri. April 1st, AD 33 (p.m.)

Jesus is buried at Golgotha

27:57-60

15:42-46

23:50-54

19:31-37

Sat. April 2nd, AD 33

Passover

27:61-66

15:47

23:55-56

 

Sun. April 3rd, AD 33 (a.m.)

Jesus is resurrected

28:1-8

16:1-8

24:1-12

20:1-10

Jesus's resurrection is reported to the disciples

28:9-15

16:9-11

 

20:11-18

Sun. April 3rd, AD 33 (p.m.)

Jesus appears on the road to Emmaus

 

16:12-23

24:13-35

 

Jesus appears to the disciples in Jerusalem

 

16:14

24:36-43

20:19-25

Sun. April 10th, AD 33

Jesus appears to Thomas

     

20:26-31

April-May, AD 33

Further appearances by Jesus

28:16-20

16:15-18

24:44-49

21:1-25

Thu. May 12th, AD 33

Jesus ascends to Heaven

 

16:19-20

24:50-53, Acts 1:1-12

 

Sun. May 22nd, AD 33

The Holy Spirit is sent

   

Acts 2:1-41

 

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