Acts Timeline

Events

Pentecost

30 AD

In Jerusalem during the Feast of Weeks on the 50th day after Passover. - Acts 2:1-41

Christ's Ascension

Approx. 30 AD

On the Mount of Olivet 40 days after His resurrection - Acts 1:6-11

Ananias and Sapphira Die

32 AD

Acts 5:1-11

Stephen's Arrest and Speech

34 AD

Acts 6:8-7:54

Paul's Conversion

34 AD

On the road to Damascus - Acts 9:1-22

Dispersion of Believers

34 AD

Scattered from Jerusalem to Judea and Samaria, Phoenicia, Cyprus, and Antioch. - Acts 8:1-4; 11:19

Cornelius' Conversion and Gentile Receive Holy Spirit

42 AD

In Caesarea - Acts 10:1-48

The Book of James

45 AD

Written by James from Jerusalem

Paul's First Missionary Journey

46 AD - 48 AD

Paul and Barnabas Travel Together - Acts 13:1-14:28

  • From Antioch in Syria to Salamis where john joins them, from Salamis to Paphos -- Acts 13:4-13:12
  • From Paphos to Perga where John leaves them, from Perga to Antioch in Pisidia -- Acts 13:13-50
  • From Antioch in Pisidia to Iconium -- Acts 13:51-14:7
  • From Iconium to Lystra and Derbe -- Acts 14:8-20
  • From Derbe and Lystra to Antioch in Pisidia; From Attalia; from Attalia to Antioch in Syria -- Acts 14:21-28

Paul Stoned at Lystra

47 AD

During First Missionary Journey - Acts 14:19-23

Jerusalem Council

48 AD

Paul and Barnabas before the Elders -- Acts 15:1-35

Paul's Second Missionary Journey

49 AD - 52 AD

Paul and Silas Travel together -- Acts 15:40-41

  • From Antioch of Syria through the cities in Syria and Cilicia -- Acts 15:40-41
  • From Cilicia to Derbe and Lystra where Timothy joins them -- Acts 16:1-5
  • From Lystra to the region of Phrygia and Galatia; from Galatia to Mysia; from Mysia to Troas; from Troas to Samothrace -- Acts 16:6-11
  • From Samothrace to Neapolis; from Neapolis to Phillipi where Paul and Silas were imprisoned -- Acts 16:12-40
  • From Phillipi to Thessalonica -- Acts 17:1-9
  • From Thessalonica to Berea; from Berea to Athens -- Acts 17:10-34
  • From Athens to Corinth; from Corinth to Antioch of Syria -- Acts 18:1-22

The Book of Galatians

49 AD

Written from Antioch in Syria

The Book of 1st Thessalonians

51 AD

Written by Paul from Corinth

The Book of 2nd Thessalonians

52 AD

Written by Paul from Corinth

Paul's Third Missionary Journey

53 AD - 57 AD

Acts 18:23-21:26

  • From Antioch of Syria to Galatia and Phrygia, from the region of Phrygia to Ephesus -- Acts 18:23-19:41
  • From Ephesus to Macedonia; from Macedonia to Greece; from Greece to Macedonia; from Macedonia to Troas -- Acts 20:1-12
  • From Troas to Assos; from Assos to Mitylene; from Mitylene to Chios; from Chios to Samos; from Samos to Miletus; from Miletus to Ephesus -- Acts 20:13-17

The Book of 1st Corinthians

55 AD

Written by Paul from Ephesus

The Book of 2nd Corinthians

56 AD

Written by Paul from Macedonia

The Book of Romans

57 AD

Written by Paul from Corinth

Paul's Arrest in Jerusalem

57 AD

Acts 21:27-23:30

Paul's Imprisonment in Caesarea

57 AD - 59 AD

Acts 23:31-26:31

Paul's Trip to Rome

59 AD - 62 AD

Acts 27:1-28:31

The Book of Ephesians

60 AD

Written by Paul from Roman imprisonment

The Book of Philippians

61 AD

Written by Paul from Roman imprisonment

The Book of Philemon

62 AD

Written by Paul from Roman imprisonment

The Book of 1st Timothy

62 AD

Written by Paul from Macedonia

The Book of Colossians

62 AD

Written by Paul from Roman imprisonment

The Book of Titus

64 AD

Written by Paul from Corinth

The Book of 2nd Timothy

67 AD

Written by Paul from Roman imprisonment

Paul's Death

68 AD

Paul was killed by Nero