The Life of Jesus in Harmony

Events in the Life of Jesus Christ

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1. Judaea - Jesus came to the Jordan River to be baptized by John the Baptist. He then went into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. After his victory over the devil he gathered a couple disciples and journeyed way to the north to the land of Galilee.

2. Galilee - Jesus came to the region of Galilee and began to minister and gather more disciples. He came to the wedding at Cana and turn the water into wine. He taught many and performed many miracles. Then He went down to Jerusalem for the Passover.

3. Judaea - Jesus came to Jerusalem for the Passover with his disciples and he ministered there. Nicodemus came to hear Jesus teach and approached him later in the evening. Jesus taught Nicodemus what it meant to be born again and God's plan to save the world. Jesus left the region of Judea and headed north toward Galilee again.

4. Samaria - On Jesus' way back to the region of Galilee, He went through Samaria which was not the traditional journey to the north. Normally travelers from Jerusalem would cross the other side of the Jordan River and head north and come back into Israel, and this way they would avoid Samaria.

5. Galilee - Jesus arrived again in the region of Galilee where He ministered in all the cities around Galilee and also the Sea of Galilee. He taught the multitudes, perform miracles, healed the sick, and loved people.

6. Judaea - Jesus came again to Jerusalem with his disciples for the Passover and taught the multitudes at the Temple.

7. Galilee - Jesus and his disciples came back to the land of Galilee Jesus did mighty works there in the various cities and everyone flocked to Him. Jesus knew that this would be His last time to minister in the region of Galilee and the surrounding cities. He journeyed to the region of Tyre and Sidon with His disciples, and then to the area of Bethsaida of the Sea of Galilee. Then he journeyed north with His disciples to the city of Caesarea Philippi where He revealed to them who He truly was. He also told them that through them He was going to build His church, which would start with His disciples. He told them of his death and resurrection, and afterword He would empower them to continue His message and ministry and change the world.

8. Judaea - Jesus left Galilee and journey for Jerusalem knowing that it meant His death. The Jewish leaders dared him to show His face in Jerusalem, but this did not scare Jesus. On his way he raised a man named Lazarus from the dead. Then he entered Jerusalem on a donkey in fulfillment of the prophecy of the Messiah in Zechariah 9:9. Jesus then ministered in the temple area and taught the multitudes. He also overturned the tables of the money changers again. He had his last supper with his disciples and took communion with them. After that he went to the garden of Gethsemane and prayed. That night he was betrayed by one of his disciples Judas Iscariot. Jesus was arrested and tried by the Roman procurator Pontius Pilate. Pilot did not want to crucify Jesus but was forced to by the Jewish leaders who had great power and wealth. Jesus was brought outside the city of Jerusalem to Golgotha also referred to as Calvary, and He was crucified. He prayed for God to forgive them and then he died. A man named Joseph took the body of Jesus and buried it in the tomb. Three days later on the third morning Jesus rose again.

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