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THE JOURNEYS OF CHRIST

(Or, How Long Is His Ministry?)

(This Is Better Illustrated By Seeing This Bible Study In Chart Form [Via E-Mail].

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A) INTRODUCTION.

B) BEGIN THE JOURNEYS.

C) FIRST (TWELFTH) PASSOVER.

D) LET THE MINISTRY BEGIN.

E) PASSOVER ONE.

F) PASSOVER TWO.

G) PASSOVER THREE.

H) SUNDAY.

I) MONDAY.

J) TUESDAY.

K) WEDNESDAY.

L) THURSDAY.

M) FRIDAY.

N) SATURDAY (SABBATH; FOURTH PASSOVER).

O) SUNDAY.

 

 

A) INTRODUCTION

 

 

If we focus upon the Passover Feasts, we can tell how long Christ’s Ministry was.

 

 

B) BEGIN THE JOURNEYS

 

 

Christ Is Born In Bethlehem = Micah 5:2; Matthew 1:25; 2:1; Luke 2:4-7.

Christ Is Taken To The Temple In Jerusalem As A Baby = Luke 2:22.

Joseph Takes His Family Back To Nazareth = Luke 2:39-40.

Joseph Flees To Egypt With His Family = Matthew 2:13-14.

Joseph Returns To Nazareth With His Family = Matthew 2:19-23.

For 11 Years; Each Year Joseph Goes To Jerusalem Then Back To Nazareth = Luke 2:41.

 

 

C) FIRST (TWELFTH) PASSOVER

 

 

Joseph Takes His Family For The Feast Of Passover At Jerusalem (Jesus is 12) = Luke 2:41-42.

Joseph Takes His Family Back To Nazareth = Luke 2:51.

 

 

D) LET THE MINISTRY BEGIN

 

 

Baptized Of John In The Jordan River (Near Bethabara) = Matthew 3:13; Mark 1:9; Luke 3:21; John 1:28-29.

Spends 40 Days In Wilderness (Of Judea Mark 3:1) = Matthew 4:1; Mark 1:12-13; Luke 4:1.

Returns To Bethabara; Stays For 3 Days = John 1:28 & 35 & 43.

Goes To Cana = John 2:1.

Goes To Capernaum = John 2:12.

 

NOTE:  ALL OF THE ABOVE (Under “D”) IS YEAR ONE (Or this is 1/2 year).

 

 

E) PASSOVER ONE

 

 

Goes To Jerusalem For (FIRST) Passover (Of His Ministry) = John 2:13 & 23.

Goes Into The Countryside Of Jerusalem; In The Land Of Judea = John 3:22.

Heads Towards Capernaum; Stops In Samaria = John 4:3-4.

Goes To Capernaum, Zebulon And Nephthalim = Matthew 4:13; Mark 1:14; Luke 4:14; John 4:45.

Goes To The Sea Of Galilee = Matthew 4:18.

Goes Into The Wilderness = Mark 1:35.

Tours Galilee = Matthew 4:23; Mark 1:39.

Goes To Simon Peters Mother-In-Laws House At Capernaum = Luke 4:38.

Delivers The Sermon On The Mount Near Capernaum = Matthew, Chapters 5–7.

Goes Into Capernaum = Matthew 8:5; Luke 5:12.

Goes From Capernaum To The Sea Of Galilee = Matthew 9:9; Mark 2:13; Luke 5:27.

 

NOTE:  ALL OF THE ABOVE (Under “E”) IS YEAR TWO (Or year 1 1/2).

 

 

F) PASSOVER TWO

 

 

Attends Second Passover (During His Ministry) In Jerusalem = Matthew 6:1; Luke 6:1; John 5:1.

Goes To Capernaum = Luke 7:1.

Goes To Nain = Luke 7:11.

Goes To All The Cities And Villages Of Galilee = Luke 8:1.

Goes To The Sea Of Galilee = Matthew 13:1; Mark 4:1; Luke 8:4.

Goes To The Country Of The Gergesenes = Matthew 8:28; Mark 5:1; Luke 8:26.

Goes To Jairus' House In Gerasa = Matthew 9:23; Mark 5:38-39; Luke 8:51.

Goes Into A House In Capernaum = Matthew 9:28.

Goes To Nazareth = Matthew 13:54; Mark 6:1.

Goes To Bethsaida = Matthew 14:13; Mark 5:31-32; Luke 9:10.

Goes Up On A Mountain By The Sea Of Galilee = Matthew 14:23; Mark 6:46; John 6:3.

 

NOTE:  ALL OF THE ABOVE (Under “F”) IS YEAR THREE (Or year 2 1/2).

 

 

G) PASSOVER THREE

 

 

Jesus Heads Towards Jerusalem For Third Passover (During His Ministry) = John 6:4.

Jesus Walks On The Sea Of Galilee = Matthew 14:26; Mark 6:49; John 6:19.

Goes To Capernaum; In The Land Of Gennesaret = Matthew 14:34; Mark 6:53; John 6:24.

Goes To The Coasts Of Tyre And Sidon Into A House = Matthew 15:21; Mark 7:24.

Goes To A Mountain By Sea Of Galilee; Going Through The Coasts Of Decapolis = Matthew 15:29; Mark 15:31.

Goes To Magdala Into Parts Of Dalmanutha = Matthew 15:39; Mark 8:10.

Goes Into A High Mountain (The Transfiguration) = Matthew 17:1; Mark 9:2; Luke 9:28.

Passes By A Village Of The Samaritans = Luke 9:52-53.

Attends Feast Of Tabernacles (In 7th Month; Passover Is The 1st Month) In Jerusalem = John 7:2, 8, 10–12, 14.

Visits Mary Of Bethany And Martha Of Bethany In Bethany = Luke 10:38.

Attends Feast Of Dedication In Jerusalem (Hanukah; Begins The 25th Of Cisleu; Our December; The 9th Month) = John 10:22.

Goes To The Jordan (Near Bethabara) = John 10:40.

Goes To Bethany = John 11:17.

Goes To The City Of Ephraim = John 11:54.

Goes Through The Midst Of Samaria And Galilee = Luke 17:11.

Goes Into The Coasts Of Judaea Beyond The Jordan = Matthew 19:1; Mark 10:1.

 

NOTE:  ALL OF THE ABOVE (Under “G”) AND THE REST BELOW IS YEAR FOUR (Or year 3 1/2).

 

 

H) SUNDAY (FOURTH PASSOVER TO COME)

 

 

Goes To Jericho; Stays In The House Of Zacchaeus = Matthew 20:29; Mark 10:46; Luke 18:35; 19:1 & 5.

Goes To Bethphage And Bethany; Then The Mount Of Olives; Near Jerusalem = Matthew 21:1; Mark 11:1; Luke 19:29.

Goes To Bethany; 6 Days Before (FOURTH) Passover = John 12:1.

 

 

I) MONDAY

 

 

Goes To Jerusalem = Matthew 21:12; Mark 11:11-12; Luke 19:41 & 45; John 12:12 & 20.

Goes To Bethany = Matthew 21:17.

 

 

J) TUESDAY

 

 

Goes To Jerusalem = Matthew 21:19; Mark 11:12; Luke 21:37.

 

 

K) WEDNESDAY

 

 

Still In Jerusalem; Sleeps On The Mount Of Olives = Luke 21:37.

 

 

L) THURSDAY

 

 

Goes To Bethany Then To Jerusalem For Passover (Last Supper; Which Is Not The Passover Meal) = Matthew 26:2 & 6 & 17; Mark 14:1 & 12; Luke 22:1 & 7; John 13:1.

 

 

M) FRIDAY

 

 

Crucified In Jerusalem = Matthew 27:15 & 35; Mark 15:6 & 24; Luke 23:17 & 33 John 19:18.

 

 

N) SATURDAY (SABBATH; FOURTH PASSOVER)

 

 

Body Lies In Tomb In Jerusalem = Matthew 27:60.

 

 

O) SUNDAY

 

 

Resurrected To Heaven = Matthew 28:6; Mark 16:6; Luke 24:6; John 20:9.

 

NOTE:  This Equals 3 1/2 Years of Ministry By Journeys And According To Daniel 9:25-27.

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