New Testament

Events

Book of Matthew

Approx. 5 BC - Approx. 30 AD

Written by Matthew in Palestine

Jesus is born in Bethlehem

Approx. 5 BC

Book of Mark

Approx. 5 BC - Approx. 30 AD

Written by Mark in Rome.

Jesus' family flees to Egypt, returns to Nazareth

4 BC

Jesus, age 12, talks to teachers in the temple

8 AD

Jesus works as a carpenter in Nazareth

8 A.D. - 30 A.D.

John the Baptist begins ministry near the Jordan River

Approx. 28 AD - Approx. 29 AD

Jesus begins his ministry; Matthew becomes a disciple

28 AD

Jesus begins ministry in Judea

Approx. 28 AD - Approx. 30 AD

Jesus is crucified and resurrected

Approx. 33 AD

Antipas is exiled

Approx. 39 AD

Agrippa is killed by an "angel of the Lord"

Approx. 44 AD

Peter leaves Jersusalem

Approx. 44 AD

Paul's second visit to Jerusalem

Approx. 44 AD - Approx. 47 AD

Paul's first missionary journey

Approx. 46 AD - Approx. 47 AD

Paul writes Galations

Approx. 48 AD

Mark - Mark

48 AD - 55 AD

Paul and Peter return to Jerusalem for the Apostolic Council

Approx. 48 AD - Approx. 49 AD

Galations - Paul

Approx. 48 AD

Paul writes 1-2 Thessalonians

Approx. 49 AD - Approx. 51 AD

Paul's second missionary journey

Approx. 49 AD - Approx. 51 AD

Peter comes to Rome

Approx. 50 AD - Approx. 54 AD

James - James

50 AD - 60 AD

1 Thessalonians

51 AD

2 Thessalonians

51 AD

Paul appears before Gallio

Approx. 51 AD

Paul ministers in Ephesus

Approx. 52 AD - Approx. 55 AD

Paul's third missionary journey

Approx. 52 AD - Approx. 57 AD

Paul writes 1 Corinthians

Approx. 53 AD - Approx. 55 AD

Mark writes his Gospel

Approx. 53 AD - Approx. 55 AD

Matthew publishes his Gospel

Approx. 53 AD - Approx. 55 AD

Paul writes 2 Corinthians

Approx. 55 AD - Approx. 56 AD

Luke - Luke

57 AD - 62 AD

Paul is imprisoned and transferred to Caesarea

Approx. 57 Ad - Approx. 59 AD

Paul is imprisoned and transferred to Caesarea

Approx. 57 AD - Approx. 59 AD

Paul writes Romans

Approx. 57 AD

Luke accompanies Paul on voyage to Rome

60 AD

Paul summons Mark to serve as his delegate to Asia Minor

60 AD - 62 AD

Hebrews is written

Approx. 60 AD - Approx. 70 AD

Paul begins voyage to Rome, and is shipwrecked for three months

Approx. 60 AD

Paul arrives in Rome and remains under house arrest

Approx. 62 AD

Paul is released and extends his mission (Probably reaching Spain)

62 A.D. - 64 A.D.

Peter, in Rome, writes 1 Peter; Mark is with him

62 AD - 63 AD

Paul released, resumes ministry, writes 1 Timothy

62 AD - 64 AD

Philemon

62 AD

Acts - Luke

62 AD - 63 AD

Peter writes 1 Peter from Rome

Approx. 62 AD - Approx. 63 AD

Paul released, resumes ministry, writes Titus

62 AD - 64 AD

Paul hears from Epaphras, writes to Colossian church

62 AD

Paul and Peter are martyred in Rome

64 AD - 67 AD

Fire in Rome; Nero blames and kills many Christians

64 AD

Peter, using Jude as a source, writes his second letter

64 AD - 67 AD

Peter writes 2 Peter

Approx. 64 AD - Approx. 67 AD

Jude writes his letter

Approx. 64 AD - Approx. 67 AD

Paul writes 2 Timothy

Approx. 64 AD - Approx. 67 AD

Jude - Jude

65 AD - 80 AD

The church in Jerusalem flees to Pella

67 AD

Nero commits suicide

68 AD

Rebellion quelled in Galilee and Samaria

69 A.D.

Destruction of Jerusalem

70 AD

Josephus publishes Jewish War in Rome

77 AD - 78 AD

John writes 1-3 John, probably from Ephesus

85 AD - 95 AD

Gospel according to John is written

85 AD - 95 AD

John writes his gospel

89 AD - 95 AD

Domitian exiles philosophers from Rome

94 A.D.

Revelation Written

95 AD

John writes Revelation from Patmos

95 AD - 96 AD

John writes Revelation

95 A.D. - 96 A.D.

Nerva, the first of five `good`emperors, ends official persecution

96 A.D. - 98 A.D.