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Life of Jesus
An Outline of the Life of Christ
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The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
An Outline of the Life of Christ
AN OUTLINE OF THE LIFE OF CHRISTFacts before his birth: The angel Gabriel appears to Mary (Lk. 1:26–38); Mary visits Elisabeth (Lk. 1:39–56); Mary’s Magnificat (Lk. 1:46–55); an angel appears to Joseph concerning Mary (Matt. 1:18–25).Birth (Lk. 2:1–7).Angels appear to the shepherds (Lk. 2:8–20).Magi
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Mt 1:18–19:22

Now the birth of Jesus Christ occurred in this way. His mother Mary had been betrothed to Joseph, but before they came together, she was found to be pregnant by the Holy Spirit. So Joseph her husband, being righteous and not wanting to disgrace her, intended to divorce …

Mt 20:17–28:20

And as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples by themselves and said to them on the way, “Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be handed over to the chief priests and scribes, and they will …

Mk 1:2–10:22

Just as it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “Behold, I am sending my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, the voice of one shouting in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths!’ ” John was there baptizing in the wilderness, proclaiming a …

Mk 10:32–16:20

Now they were on the road going up to Jerusalem, and Jesus was going on ahead of them. And they were astounded, but those who were following him were afraid. And taking aside the twelve again, he began to tell them the things that were about …

Lk 1:8–3:22

And it happened that while he was serving as priest before God in the order of his division, according to the custom of the priesthood he was chosen by lot to enter into the temple of the Lord to burn incense. And the whole crowd of the people were praying outside at the hour of the incense …

Lk 4:1–9:50

And Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by the devil. And he ate nothing during those days, and when they were completed, he was hungry. So the devil said to him, “If you are the …

Lk 10:1–24:53

And after these things, the Lord also appointed seventy-two others and sent them out two by two before him into every town and place where he was about to go. And he said to them, “The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Therefore ask the Lord …

Jn 1:6–13:38

A man came, sent from God, whose name was John. This one came for a witness, in order that he could testify about the light, so that all would believe through him. That one was not the light, but came in order that he could testify about the light. The true light, who gives light to every …

Jn 15:1–21:23

“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch that does not bear fruit in me, he removes it, and every branch that bears fruit, he prunes it in order that it may bear more fruit. You are already clean because of the word that I have spoken to you. …

Ac 1:1–19

I produced the former account, O Theophilus, about all that Jesus began to do and to teach, until the day he was taken up, after he had given orders through the Holy Spirit to the apostles whom he had chosen, to whom he also presented himself alive after he suffered, with many …

1 Co 15:6–7

then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at once, the majority of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep. Then he appeared to James, then to all the apostles,

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