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The Life of Jesus
Recorded by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
An Accord of the Four Gospels

By H. A. "Buster" Dobbs

I.  From Introduction To The First Passover
    1.  Luke's reasons for writing his gospel (Luke 1:-4).
    2.  Jesus is the word made flesh and is God (John 1:1-5).
    3.  The angel Gabriel appears in the temple to Zacharias, the 
        husband of Elizabeth, and announces the birth of John the 
        baptizer; Zacharias asks for a sign and is struck dumb (Luke 
    4.  Gabriel appears to Mary; Mary visits Elizabeth; after three 
        months Mary returns to Nazareth (Luke 1:26-56).
    5.  John the baptizer is born and circumcised; Zacharias' speech 
        restored and he prophecies of the greatness of his son; John 
        grew up and retired to the desert until time for his kingdom 
        announcement (Luke 1:57-80).
    6.  The genealogy of Jesus by his supposed father Joseph (Matt. 
    7.  An angel commands Joseph to marry his betrothed; Joseph 
        "knew her not" until after the birth of Jesus (Matt. 1:18-25).
    8.  The command of Caesar Augustus that all the world be taxed; 
        Joseph and Mary go to Bethlehem, their hometown, to be taxed; 
        Jesus is born (Luke 2:1-7).
    9.  The appearance of angels to Bethlehem shepherds to announce 
        the birth of Jesus the Messiah (2:8-20).
    10.  The circumcision of Jesus in Bethlehem; about 30 days later 
         he is presented in the temple at Jerusalem (Luke 2:21-39).
    11.  Wise men from the East appear in Jerusalem asking for the 
         new born Jewish King; The wise men are sent to Bethlehem 
         with instructions to report what they found to King Herod; The 
         wise men, being warned of God in a dream, did not return to 
         Jerusalem; Joseph told to take the baby to Egypt (Matt. 2:1-
    12.  Herod orders the infants of Bethlehem killed; Herod dies; 
         Joseph told to return from Egypt (Matt. 2:16-23).
    13.  Jesus' childhood and early life; the temple visit at age 12 (Luke 
    14.  The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ; The work, 
         character, preaching, and reception of John the baptizer (Matt. 
         3:1-12; Mark 1:1-8; Luke 3:1-20; John 1:6-14).
    15.  The baptism of Jesus (Matt. 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 
         3:21-22; John 1:15-18).
    16.  At about the age of 30 Jesus begins to preach; His genealogy 
         by his mother (Luke 3:23-28).
    17.  The temptation of Jesus (Matt. 4:1-11; Mark 1:12-13; Luke 
    18.  Priests and Levites from Jerusalem question John; John 
         identifies Jesus as the Lamb of God and sends his disciples to 
         Jesus-Andrew, Peter, Philip, and Nathanael become the first 
         disciples of Jesus (John 1:19-51).
    19.  Jesus and his disciples go to Cana where they attend a 
         marriage feast; Jesus went to Jerusalem to attend the Passover 
         (John 2:113).
II.  From The First To The Second Passover
     1.  At the Passover, Jesus drives the merchants and money 
         changers out of the temple; For the first time tells of his death 
         and resurrection; New Birth conversation with Nicodemus 
         (John 2:1 to John 3:21).
     2.  Jesus and his disciples go from the city of Jerusalem to the 
         country and baptize many; John's tribute to Jesus (John 3:22-
     3.  When Jesus knew the Pharisees had heard of his success, he 
         left Judea to go to Galilee; The conversation between Jesus and 
         a woman at Jacob's well in Sychar of Samaria (John 4:1-42).
     4.  Jesus arrives at Cana and cures a nobleman's son who was sick 
         in Capernaum; Upon learning that John was put in prison, Jesus 
         left Cana for other parts of Galilee (Matt. 4:12; Mark 1:14-15; 
         Luke 4:14-15; John 4:43-54).
     5.  Jesus goes to Nazareth, teaches in its synagogue and is 
         threatened and rejected (Luke 4:15-30).
     6.  Jesus moves to Capernaum and calls some of his disciples; He 
         and his disciples tour some cities of Galilee; Jesus preaches and 
         performs miracles (Matt. 4:13-23; Mark 1:16-21; Luke 4:31-
     7.  At the end of his first tour through Galilee, Jesus preaches the 
         sermon on the mount (Matt. 4:1 through 7:29).
     8.  When Jesus came down from the mountain, he cured a leper 
         (Matt. 8:1-4).
     9.  Jesus goes to Capernaum and cures a Centurion's son (Matt. 
     10.  Jesus taught in the synagogue of Capernaum and the people 
          were astonished at his doctrine because he taught with 
          authority; Jesus commands an unclean spirit to come out of a 
          man; He heals Peter's mother-in-law and cures many diseases 
          and casts out many devils; He then makes a second tour 
          through Galilee (Matt. 8:1417; Mark 1:21-29; Luke 4:33-44).
     11.  The miraculous catch of fishes; Jesus makes a third tour 
          through Galilee and cures another leper (Mark 1:40-45; Luke 
     12.  Multitudes press around Jesus; Jesus warns of the cost of 
          following him (the foxes have holes and the birds of the air 
          have nests, but the son of man has no place to lay his head); 
          Jesus and his disciples set out to cross the sea of Galilee; They 
          are caught in the midst of a terrible storm, but Jesus calms the 
          raging elements (Matt. 8:18-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-
     13.  Jesus and his disciples cross the sea and come to Gadara 
          where Jesus cures two men who were possessed with demons 
          by sending the demons into a herd of swine (Matt. 8:28 
          through 9:1; Mark 5:1-21; Luke 8:26-40).
     14.  Jesus returns to Capernaum and teaches the multitudes; He 
          cures a paralyzed who was let down from the roof of the 
          house where Jesus was teaching (Matt. 9:1-8; Mark 2:1-12; 
          Luke 5:17-26).
     15.  Matthew the publican is called to follow Jesus; A feast at 
          Matthew's house where Jesus is criticized for associating with 
          publicans and sinners; John's disciples and the Pharisees ask 
          why the disciples of Jesus do not fast; The parable of the new 
          patch on an old garment and new wine in old wine-skins 
          (Matt. 9:9-17; Mark 2:13-22; Luke 5:27-39).
     16.  A woman with an issue of blood is cured in the street of 
          Capernaum and Jairus's daughter is raised from the dead 
          (Matt. 9:18-26; Mark 5:22-43; Luke 8:41-56).
     17.  Jesus cures two blind men and casts out a demon from a 
          mute man; The Pharisees accuse Jesus of casting out devils 
          through the prince of the devils--Beelzebub (Matt. 9:27-34).
     18.  Jesus makes a fourth tour of Galilee; Jesus chooses twelve of 
          his disciples whom he ordained to be his apostles to be with 
          him and that he might send them forth to preach; The names 
          of the twelve apostles (Matt. 9:35-38; Mark 3:13-19; Luke 
     19.  The sermon on the plain (Luke 6:17-49).
     20.  Jesus cures a Centurion's slave in Capernaum (Luke 7:1-10).
     21.  The multitude accuse Jesus of being beside himself, or insane 
          (Mark 3:19-21).
     22.  The apostles are given their commission in Capernaum 
          (Matt. 10:142).
     23.  Jesus and other disciples made another tour of Galilee; Jesus 
          raises a widow's son from the dead at Nain (Matt. 11:1; Luke 
     24.  John the baptizer sends messengers to Jesus; Jesus praises 
          John, but speaks of the greater blessings and positions of 
          those in the coming kingdom; Jesus rebukes the cities in which 
          most of his mighty works were done because they did not 
          repent; His "come unto me" invitation (Matt. 11:2-30; Luke 
     25.  Jesus had dinner with a Pharisee named Simon; a sinful 
          woman washes his feet with her tears and wipes them with her 
          hair and anoints them with ointment (Luke 7:36-50).
     26.  Jesus preaches in every village and city and the twelve 
          apostles were with him; Mary Magdalene, Joanna, and 
          Susanna, and many others, supply Jesus with money and go 
          with him to the Passover (Luke 8:1-3).
III.  From The Second To The Third Passover
      1.  In Jerusalem to attend the Passover, at the pool of Bethesda, 
          on a Sabbath day, Jesus cures a man who had suffered an 
          infirmity for 38 years; The Jews began to persecute Jesus 
          because he cured on a Sabbath day; Jesus asserts his authority 
          and mission and claims the approval of God (John 5:1-47).
      2.  On the second Sabbath of the Passover, the disciples of Jesus 
          pluck and eat ears of corn; Jesus defends their action (Matt. 
          12:1-8; Mark 2:23-28; Luke 6:1-5).
      3.  Jesus remains in Jerusalem for a period of time, and on 
          another Sabbath heals a man with a withered hand; Jesus 
          healed large numbers of people; Jesus claimed to fulfill Isaiah 
          42:1-4 (Matt. 12:9-21; Mark 3:1-12; Luke 6:6-11).
      4.  A second time the Pharisee say Jesus performed miracles by 
          the power of Beelzebub; Jesus defends himself and shows the 
          inconsistency of the Pharisees charge against him; the 
          unforgivable sin against the Holy Spirit; The Pharisees ask for 
          a sign from heaven; the sign of the prophet Jonah promised; 
          Condemnation of those who would not believe him; behavior 
          of an evil spirits when they are cast out; The mother and 
          brothers of Jesus sought him, but Jesus said his mother and 
          brothers are those who do the will of God (Matt. 12:22-50; 
          Mark 3:22-35).
      5.  Jesus preaches in parables by the sea of Galilee; The parable of 
          the sower; The reason for teaching in parables; The 
          interpretation of the parable of the sower; The parable of the 
          lamp (Matt. 13:1-23; Mark 4:1-25; Luke 8:4-18).
      6.  The parable of the tares of the field (Matt. 13:24-30).
      7.  The parable of the undetectable growth of seed (Mark 4:26-
      8.  The parable of the grain of mustard seed (Matt. 13:31-32; 
          Mark 4:30-32).
      9.  The parable of the leaven; His mother and brothers come to 
          see him a second time (Matt. 13:33-35; Mark 4:33-34; Luke 
      10.  The parable of the tares explained (Matt. 13:26-43; Mark 
      11.  The parables of the treasure hidden in a field and the 
           merchant seek goodly pearls (Matt. 13:44-46).
      12.  The parable of the net cast into the sea; The parable of the 
           householder who brings out of his house things new and old 
           (Matt. 13:47-52).
      13.  Jesus again goes to Nazareth (Matt 13:53-58; Mark 6:1-6).
      14.  The twelve apostles are sent out to preach in the vicinity of 
           Nazareth (Mark 6:7-13; Luke 9:1-6).
      15.  John the baptizer is killed by Herod in the city of Tiberias 
           (Matt. 14:1-11; Mark 6:14-28; Luke 9:7-9).
      16.  After the death of John, the apostles return to Jesus in 
           Capernaum; He leaves Capernaum and crosses the sea to the 
           desert of Bethsaida; The people are fed by a miracle the first 
           time (Matt. 14:12-21; Mark 6:29-44; Luke 9:10-17; John 
      17.  Jesus understands that the people would use violence to 
           make him a king, so he departs from them; He sends his 
           apostles to sail away without him; They are caught in the great 
           wind of a storm; Jesus comes to them walking on the water; 
           Peter walks on the sea; They come to Capernaum (Matt. 
           14:22-34; Mark 6:45-53; John 6:1421).
      18.  Occasioned by the miracle of the feeding of the 5,000, Jesus 
           preaches a sermon about manna from heaven and the 
           importance of feeding on his word; He miraculously cures 
           many in Capernaum (Matt. 14:35-36; Mark 6:54-55; John 
      19.  Jesus cures many as he goes to Jerusalem to attend another 
           Passover (Mark 6:56). Note: Jesus visited many villages and 
           cities. This must have been his journey to Jerusalem to attend 
           the Passover, which John says was nigh (John 6:4).
IV.  From The Third To The Fourth Passover.
     1.  Jesus returns to Galilee where Pharisees from Jerusalem 
         complain that his disciples ate with unwashed hands. Jesus 
         corrects the Pharisees' misconceptions of traditions (Matt 15:1-
         20; Mark 7:123; John 7:1).
     2.  In Tyre and Sidon Jesus cures the daughter of a Canaanitish 
         woman (Matt 15:21-28; Mark 7:24-30).
     3.  Jesus goes to Decapolis and cures a man who was deaf and 
         had an impediment in his speech (Mark 7:31-37).
     4.  Jesus miraculously feed 4,000 men besides the women and 
         children (Matt. 15-29-39; Mark 8:1-10).
     5.  At Megadan the Pharisees for a second time demand a sign 
         from heaven; The sign of the prophet Jonah promised a second 
         time; Jesus departs and in sailing across the sea of Galilee warns 
         his disciples to beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and 
         Sadducees (Matt. 16:1-12; Mark 8:11-21).
     6.  Jesus and his disciples make a tour by land and at Caesarea 
         Phillipi promises to build the church and prophecies his 
         suffering and resurrection (Matt. 16:13-23; Mark 8:27-33; 
         Luke 9:18-22).
     7.  Jesus teaches the importance of self-denial and asserts that he 
         will judge the world at the last day (Matt. 16:24-28; Mark 8:34 
         to 9:1; Luke 9:23-27).
     8.  The transfiguration of Jesus on a mountain in Caesarea 
         Phillippi, and he again foretells his suffering, death, and 
         resurrection (Matt. 17:1-13); Mark 9:12-13; Luke 9:28-36).
     9.  Upon coming down from the mountain, Jesus cures a young 
         man afflicted with epilepsy; Jesus again speaks of his suffering 
         and resurrection (Matt 17:14-23; Mark 9:14-32; Luke 9:37-
     10.  The half-shekel miraculously provided and paid in Capernaum 
          (Matt. 17:24-27).
     11.  The apostles are rebuked for contending about chief places in 
          the kingdom using the example of a little child; John forbids a 
          man casting out demons in the name of Jesus; Jesus stresses 
          the importance of pure living to escape the punishment of hell 
          (Luke 9:46-50; Mark 9:33-50; Matt. 18:1-11).
     12.  The parable of the lost sheep given the first time (Matt. 
     13.  Treatment of transgressors and extent of forgiveness--until 70 
          times 7 (Matt. 18:15-22).
     14.  The parable of the servant-debtors (Matt. 18:23-35).
     15.  Jesus leaves Galilee and goes to Jerusalem to attend the 
          Passover (Matt. 19:1-2; Mark 9:1).
V.  From The Fourth To The Fifth Passover.
    1.  Jesus goes to Jerusalem to keep the feast of tabernacles; He 
        preaches to huge crowd claiming to give wisdom from above 
        and living water; Officers sent to arrest him, but did not take 
        him because of his powerful teaching (John 7:2 to 8:1).
    2.  The woman taken in adultery (John 8:2-11).
    3.  Jesus claims to be the light of the world; The Pharisees deny his 
        claims because he bore witness of himself, but he proved that he 
        also had the witness of God (John 8:12-20).
    4.  Jesus continues his discourse claiming to be light and truth and 
        offering salvation to those who believe in him; Jesus claims deity 
        and the people take up stones to kill him (John 8:21-59).
    5.  Jesus heals a man born blind; The miracle causes a great stir in 
        Jerusalem and the Sanhedrian examines the miracle (John 9:1-
    6.  As Jesus was going to Jerusalem to attend the feast of 
        dedication, he is refused lodging in a village of Samaria; The 
        disciples want him to call down fire from heaven upon the 
        Samaritans; He rebukes the disciples (Luke 9:51-62).
    7.  While still in Samaria before going to the feast of dedication, 
        Jesus sends the 70 out (Luke 10:1-16).
    8.  The 70 return and report great success (Luke 10:17-24).
    9.  Jesus answers the lawyers question: What shall I do to inherit 
        eternal life? The parable of the good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-
    10.  Jesus stops at the house of Martha and Mary at Bethany while 
         on his way to the feast of dedication (Luke 10:38-42).
    11.  At the feast of dedication Jesus meets the man born blind he 
         had healed at the feast of tabernacles (John 9:35-41).
    12.  The parable of the sheepfold (John 10:1-18).
    13.  The Jews disagree over who Jesus is; They ask him and he 
         says he and the Father are one; They take up stones to kill him; 
         Jesus leaves Jerusalem and goes into Perea (John 10:19-42).
    14.  Jesus teaches his disciples to pray; The parable of the 
         persistent friend (Luke 11:1-13).
    15.  Jesus casts a devil out of a man; The Pharisees ascribe his 
         miracles to Beelzebub for the third time; Jesus rebukes them 
         and claims to be greater than Solomon and Jonah (Luke 11:14-
    16.  The parable of the lamp (Luke 11:33-36).
    17.  Jesus again dines with a Pharisee; Jesus condemns the 
         Pharisees; They look for an opportunity to accuse him (Luke 
    18.  Jesus teaches the multitude to be bold in declaring salvation in 
         his name (Luke 12:1-12).
    19.  The parable of the rich fool (Luke 12:13-21).
    20.  The parables of the servant who waited for the return of his 
         Lord and of the two servants (Luke 12:22-53).
    21.  The people are condemned for not discerning the times (Luke 
    22.  The need for repentance; The parable of the barren fig-tree 
         (Luke 13:1-9).
    23.  In Perea, on a Sabbath day, Jesus cures a woman who had 
         been "bowed together" 18 years; The ruler of the synagogue 
         condemns Jesus (Luke 13:10-17).
    24.  The parable of the mustard seed and the leaven delivered a 
         second time (Luke 13:18-21).
    25.  The number of saved and the plight of the lost (Luke 13:22-
    26.  Jesus is warned that Herod will kill him if he does not leave 
         Perea; Jesus laments over Jerusalem the first time (Luke 
    27.  Jesus dines with a chief Pharisee on a Sabbath day; Jesus heals 
         a man; The Parable of the marriage-supper (Luke 14:1-24).
    28.  Jesus teaches the need of self-denial; The parable of the rash 
         builder and warrior, and of the salt that lost its savor (Luke 
    29.  The parables of the lost sheep, lost money, and lost son (Luke 
    30.  The parable of the steward who wasted his Lord's goods 
         (Luke 16:1-13).
    31.  Jesus rebukes the covetous Pharisees; The account of the rich 
         man and Lazarus (Luke 16:14-31).
    32.  Jesus teaches his disciples to be forgiving; The disciples ask 
         for greater faith; unprofitable servants (Luke 17:1-10).
    33.  Jesus is told of the sickness of Lazarus and leaves Perea (John 
    34.  On his way to Judea, Jesus cures 10 lepers and only one, a 
         Samaritan, returns to thank him (Luke 17:11-19).
    35.  Lazarus is raised from the dead; Jesus goes to Ephraim (John 
    36.  Jesus foretells the destruction of the Jewish state for the first 
         time (Luke 17:20-37).
    37.  The parable of the unjust judge and the injured woman (Luke 
    38.  The parable of the Pharisee and the Publican who prayed in 
         the temple (Luke 18:9-14).
    39.  The Pharisee ask Jesus about divorce (Matt. 19:3-12; Mark 
    40.  Jesus receives the little children (Matt. 19:13-16; Mark 
         10:1316; Luke 18:15-17).
    41.  Jesus leaves Ephraim. A young ruler runs to Jesus asking what 
         thing he must do to have eternal life; The difficulty of entering 
         the kingdom of heaven; The promise of thrones is made the 
         first time; Self-denial demanded the third time (Matt. 19:16-30; 
         Mark 10:16-31; Luke 18:18-30).
    42.  The parable of the laborers in the vineyard (Matt. 20:1-16).
    43.  Jesus again speaks of his suffering and resurrection; His 
         disciples strive for preferred places in his kingdom; Jesus 
         teaches the importance of humility (Matt 20:17-28; Mark 
         10:32-45; Luke 18:31-34).
    44.  Jesus cures two blind men near the city of Jericho (Matt. 
         20:2934; Mark 10:46-52; Luke 18:35-43).
    45.  On his way from Jericho to Jerusalem Jesus visits Zaccheus 
         the publican (Luke 19:1-10).
    46.  The parable of the pounds (Luke 19:11-28).
    47.  Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany and at a 
         supper is anointed by Mary (John 11:55 to 12:11).
    48.  Jesus enters Jerusalem in triumph as Messiah; He weeps over 
         Jerusalem (Matt 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:29-44; John 
    49.  The fig-tree is cursed; he cleanses the temple the second time 
         (Matt. 21:12-22; Mark 11:12-26; Luke 19:45-46).
    50.  Certain Greeks desire to see Jesus; While Jesus teaches them, 
         a voice from heaven is heard (John 12:20-28).
    51.  Jesus teaches the multitude that he will soon be crucified; the 
         multitude argues with him; Jesus quotes Isaiah about the 
         blindness and unbelief of the multitude; Jesus speaks of light 
         and judgment (John 12:29-50).
    52.  Priests and scribes ask Jesus about his authority; he asks them 
         about John's baptism (Matt. 21:23-27; Mark 11:27-33; Luke 
         19:47 to 20:8).
    53.  Parable of the two sons commanded to work in the vineyard 
         (Matt. 21:28-32).
    54.  Parable of the vineyard that was rented to husbandmen (Matt. 
         21:33-46; Mark 12:1-12; Luke 20:9-19).
    55.  Parable of the marriage supper given a second time (Matt. 
         22:114; Mark 12:12).
    56.  Pharisees ask if it is lawful to pay tribute (Matt. 22:15-22; 
         Mark 12:13-17; Luke 20:20-26).
    57.  Sadducees ask about the resurrection and a woman who had 
         seven husbands; Jesus shows the reality of life after death 
         (Matt. 22:23-32; Mark 12:18-27; Luke 20-27-38).
    58.  A scribe of the Pharisees inquires about the greatest 
         commandment (Matt. 22:34-40; Mark 12:28-34; Luke 20:39-
    59.  Jesus asks the Pharisees a question about the Messiah and 
         David (Matt. 22:41-46; Mark 12:35-37; Luke 20:41-44).
    60.  Jesus rebukes the scribes and Pharisees and mourns over 
         Jerusalem a second time (Matt. 23:1-39; Mark 12:38-40; Luke 
    61.  Jesus observes people giving alms and commends a poor 
         widow for giving all she had (Mark 12:41-44; Luke 21:1-4).
    62.  Jesus again prophecies the destruction of Jerusalem and his 
         own final coming to judgment (Matt. 24:1-43; Mark 13:1-43; 
         Luke 21:536).
    63.  Parable of the ten virgins; parable of talents (Matt. 25:1-30).
    64.  Final judgment and the separation of the sheep and goats 
         (Matt. 25:31-46).
    65.  Jesus speaks of his coming suffering; rulers decide to kill him 
         but not during the feast of Passover; He is anointed in the house 
         of Simon the leper; Judas makes a bargain with the Jewish high 
         counsel to betray Jesus (Matt. 21:1-16; Mark 14:1-11; Luke 
         21:37 to 22:6).
    66.  Peter and John are sent to prepare the passover for Jesus and 
         the disciples (Matt. 21:17-19; Mark 14:12-16; Luke 22:7-13).
VI.  Fifth Passover
     1.  Jesus washes his disciples feet and speaks again of his suffering 
         (Matt. 26:20; Mark 14:17; Luke 22:14-18; John 13:1-20).
     2.  While eating the passover, Jesus identifies Judas as the one 
         who would betray him (Matt. 26:21-25; Mark 14:18-21; John 
     3.  Jesus appoints the simple supper as a memorial of his suffering 
         (Matt. 26:26-29; Mark 14:22-25; Luke 22:19-23; 1 Cor. 11:23-
     4.  Strife among the disciples about who would be greatest in the 
         coming kingdom; the promise of thrones made a second time; 
         Jesus foretells Peter would deny him (Luke 22:24-38; John 
     5.  Jesus speaks of mansions prepared for the faithful and insists 
         they believe on him for his works sake (John 14:1-10).
     6.  Jesus speaks of his suffering and resurrection and promises to 
         send a comforter to his apostles; He again speaks of Peter's 
         denial (Matt. 26:30-35; Mark 14:26-31; Luke 22:39-40; John 
     7.  In the mount of Olives Jesus teaches his disciples about how 
         they were to behave after his departure; He makes promises to 
         empower them for their work (John 15:1 to 16:33).
     8.  In the mount of Olives Jesus prays for his disciples (John 
     9.  Jesus suffers in the garden (Matt. 26:36-46; Mark 14:32-42; 
         Luke 22:21-46; John 18:1).
     10.  Jesus is arrested in the garden (Matt. 26:47-57; Mark 14:43-
          53; Luke 22:47-54; John 18:2-14).
     11.  Some of the disciples follow Jesus at a distance (Matt. 26:58; 
          Mark 14:54; John 18:15-18).
     12.  The denial of Peter (Matt. 26:69-75; Mark 14:66-72; Luke 
          22:5565; John 18:25-27).
     13.  The trial of Jesus by the Jewish Sanhedrian (Matt. 26:59-68; 
          Mark 14:55-65; Luke 22:66-71; John 18:19-24).
     14.  Jesus is brought to Pilate; Judas hangs himself (Matt. 27:1-10; 
          Mark 15:1; Luke 23:1; John 18:28).
     15.  Pilate's first attempt to save Jesus; He declares that Jesus is 
          innocent (Matt. 27:11; Mark 15:2; Luke 22:2-4; John 18:29-
     16.  Pilate's second attempt to save Jesus; He sends him to Herod 
          (Matt. 27:12-14; Mark 15:3-5; Luke 18:5-12).
     17.  Pilate's third attempt to save Jesus; because of the people and 
          the fear of a riot, Pilate agrees to condemn Jesus (Matt. 
          27:1526; Mark 15:6-15; Luke 23:13-25; John 18:39-40).
     18.  Pilate's fourth attempt to save Jesus; having scourged Jesus 
          and allowed the soldiers to mock him, he shows him to the 
          people (Matt. 27:27-30; Mark 15:16-19; John 19:1-7).
     19.  Pilate's fifth attempt to save Jesus; he refuses to condemn 
          him, but the mob demands his death and Pilate yields in fear of 
          being accused to the emperor (John 19:8-15).
     20.  Jesus is crucified between two thieves (Matt. 27:31-34; Mark 
          15:20-23; Luke 23:26-34; John 19:16-18).
     21.  Titles put on the cross; soldiers gamble for his garments 
          (Matt. 27:35-38; Mark 15:24-28; Luke 23:34; John 19:19-24).
     22.  Jesus is reviled by the mob, the rulers, the priests, the 
          soldiers, and the thieves (Matt. 27:39-44; Mark 15:29-32; 
          Luke 23:35-43).
     23.  As Jesus is dying on the cross there is darkness in the land; 
          Jesus speaks from the cross to his friends; Jesus quotes Psalms 
          22, commends his spirit to God and dies (Matt. 27:45-56; 
          Mark 15:33-41; Luke 23:44-49; John 19:25-30).
     24.  Jesus side is pierced and he is taken down from the cross and 
          buried (Matt. 27:57-66; Mark 15:42-47; Luke 22:50-56; John 
     25.  Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James go to see the 
          tomb; they are driven back by an earthquake; and angel 
          descends and Jesus arises (Matt 28:1-4; Mark 16:1).
     26.  On the morning of the first day of the week, all the women go 
          to the sepulchre; they cannot find the body; Mary Magdalene 
          returns to tell the apostles; the other women remain at the 
          tomb where they see an angel who tells them Jesus is risen; 
          they also run to tell the apostles (Matt. 28:5-8; Mark 16:2-8; 
          Luke 14:1-11; John 20:1-4).
     27.  Peter and John run to the tomb; Mary Magdalene follows 
          them; Peter and John turn away from the grave site; Mary 
          Magdalene see first an angel and then Jesus; she runs a second 
          time into the city to tell the others (Mark 16:9; John 20:4-12).
     28.  The other women, still at the sepulchre, leave -- looking for 
          Peter and John; Jesus meets them and sends by them a message 
          to his disciples to meet him in Galilee (Matt. 28:9-10).
     29.  The guards tell the priests about Jesus resurrection (Matt. 
     30.  The women return after having seen Jesus several times; Peter 
          runs to the sepulchre a second time, and as he returns he sees 
          the Lord (Mark 16:10-11; Luke 24:12; John 20:18; 1 Cor. 
     31.  Jesus appears to two of his disciples on the road to Emmaus 
          (Mark 16:12-13; Luke 24:13-35).
     32.  Jesus appears to his apostles, Thomas being absent, on the 
          evening of the day of his resurrection (Luke 24:36-43; John 
     33.  Jesus appears to the apostles when Thomas was with them 
          (Mark 16:14; John 20:36-41).
     34.  Jesus meets with his apostles at lake Galilee (John 21:1-25).
     35.  Jesus appears to 500 brethren in Galilee; He appears to James 
          alone (Matt 28:16-17; 1 Cor. 15:6).
     36.  Jesus ascends into heaven from the mount of Olives in the 
          presence of his apostles (Matt. 28:18-20; Mark 16:15-20; Luke 
          24:44-53; Acts 1:3-12).

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