Harmony of the Gospels:

The Death and Resurrection
of Christ

Also see: Crucify and Resurrection


The Feast of Dedication (Hanukkah)
    Jesus was again in the Temple, confronted by unbelieving Jews: John 10:22-30
    The Jews, offended, want to stone Jesus: John 10:31-39

Escaping unharmed, Jesus leaves Jerusalem
    Jesus goes north to where John began baptizing, across the Jordan River: John 10:40-42
    In Judea, beyond the Jordan River, Jesus taught for some time
: Matt 19:1-2 * Mark 10:1

Jesus walks between Samaria and Galilee, back toward Jerusalem, teaching.     Luke 17:11

Lazarus, Mary, and Martha of Bethany
(In Judea, the village of Bethany was a little less than 2 miles from Jerusalem, at the eastern foot of the Mount of Olives.)
    The sisters send for Jesus to come because his friend, Lazarus, is sick: John 11:1-3
    Jesus comes to Martha, Mary, and Lazarus: John 11:4-44
    Raising Lazarus from the dead is controversial: John 11:45-46

Plotting against Jesus begins in earnest
    Council of Pharisees and chief priests meet after hearing about Lazarus: John 11:47-53
    Council plans to kill Lazarus as well: John 12:9-11

Jesus annointed at Bethany:
    A woman had poured expensive perfume on Jesus at Simon's house
      Matt 26:6-13 * Mark 14:3-9 * Luke 7:37-38 * John 11:1-2
    Hmmm, thought Simon. Doesn't he know who is annointing him? Luke 7:39-50

Six days before Passover
    Again, Mary pours expensive perfume on Jesus' feet
John 12:1-11

Five days before Passover
(More on "Hallelu Yah" Psalm 117 and about Zion's King Zech 9:9-10)
    Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey (fulfilling Zech 9:9). John 12:12-22
    Jesus again predicts his immenent death. John 12:23-36
    Many people still didn't believe or trust Jesus. John 12:37-50
    That night he returns to Bethany. Matt 21:17 * Mark 11:11

Jesus spent the days before Passover
    teaching in the Temple and nights at the Mount of Olive Luke 21:37-38

Two days before Passover
   Plotting against Jesus continues

    Assembly of chief priests and elders meet: Matt 26:1-5 * Mark 14:1-2
    Judas, one of the 12 disciples, offers a way to capture Jesus: Luke 22:1-6 * Matt 26:14-16 * Mark 14:10-11

First day of the Feast of the Passover - Day of Preparation:
    The disciples prepare: Matt 26:17-19 * Mark 14:12-16 * Luke 22:7-13
    Jesus demonstrated his love to his disciples. John 13:1-10
    Jesus knows who will betray him: Matt 26:20-25 * Mark 14:17-21 * Luke 22:21-23 * John 13:2-3, 10-11, 18-30
    OK, so which one will be the greatest of the disciples? Luke 22:24-30 * John 13:12-17
The Lord's Supper: Matt 26:26-30 * Mark 14:22-26 * Luke 22:14-20
    Jesus knows from scripture that Peter will deny Him:
      Matt 26:31-35 * Mark 14:27-31 * Luke 22:31-34 * John 13:31-38
Jesus continues teaching and preparing the disciples:
    Jesus is going away, and another Comforter will come. John 14:1-31
    A vine, a gardener, the branches, the fruit. John 15:1-8
    The relationship between love and obedience. John 15:9-17
    Jesus' disciples will be hated by some. John 15:18-25 * John 16:1-4 * John 16:17-33
    The Counselor will help you tell what you've seen and learned of Jesus. John 15:26-27 * John 16:5-16
Jesus prays for himself, for his disciples, for other people. John 17:1-26

Instructions on weapons Luke 22:35-38 * John 18:10-11

In secret, that night
    Praying at Gethsemane: Matt 26:36-46 * Mark 14:32-42 * Luke 22:39-46
    Jesus betrayed and arrested in the dark: Matt 26:47-56 * Mark 14:43-52 * Luke 22:47-53 * John 18:1-9
    Jesus taken to chief priests: John 18:12-14 * John 18:19-24
    Jesus taken to the Sanhedrin: Matt 26:57-68 * Mark 14:53-65 * Luke 22:54 * Luke 22:66-71
    Peter disowns Jesus: Matt 26:69-75 * Mark 14:66-72 * Luke 22:54-62 * John 18:15-18 * John 18:25-27
Judas realizes what he has done: Matt 27:1-10 * 1 Cor 2:7-9

Daybreak:
    Jesus is hurried over to Pilate: Matt 27:11-26 * Mark 15:1-15 * Luke 23:1-5 * John 18:28-40
    Pilate sends Jesus to Herod: Luke 23:6-12
    Jesus is mocked, rejected, humiliated, flogged, beaten, tortured:
      Matt 27:27-31 * Mark 15:16-20 * Luke 23:13-25 * John 19:1-16
    Jesus is crucified: Matt 27:32-44 * Mark 15:21-32 * Luke 23:26-43 * John 19:17-27
CRUCIFIXION:   * Psalm 22:18   |   Matthew 27:35   |   Mark 15:24   |   Luke 23:33   |   John 19:23  
    Jesus dies on the Day of Preparation, as the Paschal lamb is slain:
      Matt 27:45-56 * Mark 15:33-41 * Luke 23:44-49 * John 19:28-37
    Jesus is buried: Matt 27:57-61 * Mark 15:42-47 * Luke 23:50-56 * John 19:38-42

A special Sabbath followed the Day of Preparation:
    Quick burial: John 19:31
    Guarding the tomb: Matt 27:62-66

Witness the resurrection on-line

The day after the Sabbath - Resurrection:
    Evidence - an empty tomb: Matt 28:1-10 * Mark 16:1-5 * Luke 22:7-13 * John 19:1-16
    Evidence - Jesus appears to women coming to the tomb:
      Matt 28:1-10 * Mark 16:6-8 * Luke 24:1-12 * John 20:1-18
    Jesus appears to two disciples going to Emmaus: Luke 24:13-32
    Jesus appears to the eleven disciples in Jerusalum: Luke 24:33-49 * Mark 16:9-14 * John 20:19-31
    Jesus appears to some disciples fishing: John 21:1-25

Tomb guards cover-up story
    Body missing from the tomb: Matt 28:11-15

Final Instructions:
    The Great Commission: Matthew 28:16-20 * Mark 16:15-18 * Luke 24:44-49

Jesus ascends into heaven: Mark 16:19-20 * Luke 24:50-53

We are crucified with Christ: Romans 6:1-14 * 1 Cor 1:22-25 * 1 Cor 2:1-10 * 2 Cor 13:4 * Gal 2:20-21 *


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