Jesus starts His Ministry

Jesus was born in Bethlehem which is just south of Jerusalem.

He spent most of His life in a town called Nazareth in the north part of Israel near the Sea of Galilee. Like all Jewish men, He learned a trade in His case carpentry from his step-father Joseph. He would have gone to the local synagogue the local place of Religious learning. Also visiting Jerusalem up to three times a year. Visiting family and friends including those from his step-fathers side in Bethlehem.

If the triumphal entry was 10th Nisan AD32 eg 6th April AD32 then Jesus started His ministry in September – November AD28. So he died on the 4th Passover after the start of his 3-year ministry on the earth.

Jesus started three and half years of ministry with His Baptism near Jerusalem and then made his first trip north.

PERIOD OF OBSCURITY -Judean Ministry. First trip: Jerusalem-Galilee-Jerusalem about two months.

Second trip: Jerusalem- Galilee-Jerusalem about twelve months.

PERIOD OF POPULARITY – Galilean ministry.

Jerusalem- Galilee-Jerusalem about 19 months.

PERIOD OF OPPOSITION:

Jerusalem and around the greater Jerusalem area for about three to four months and His death.

PERIOD OF TRIUMPH:

His Resurrection.

His Ascension.

Ten days later Pentecost experience on the day of Pentecost also called Shavuot or Feast of weeks.


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