April 23, 2024

Galilean Ministry

After John (the Baptist) was arrested, Jesus went to Galilee, preaching the good news of God: “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe in the good news!” – Mark 1:14-15 (HCSB)

The first 30 years of Jesus’ life were spent in preparation for a ministry of redemption. The year following his baptism was a period of introduction during which he put the people and religious leaders on notice; “I am the Messiah you’ve been waiting for.” [Read more…]

Events in the Galilean Ministry

Below is a numbered listing of all recorded events in the Galilean Ministry Period. This is not an exhaustive listing of every text in the Gospels. (Luke’s introduction, for example, is not included because it is related to Luke’s writing of the Gospel rather than the events of Jesus’ life.) Further, the number and order of events is not always [Read more…]

Jesus Begins First Tour of Galilee

Event number 29. Jesus begins first tour of Galilee – Matthew 4:17, Mark 1:14c-15, Luke 4:14b-15, John 4:45

Jesus Heals the Son of an Official

Event number 30. Jesus heals the son of an official – John 4:46-54


Jesus Teaches in the Synagogue in Nazareth

Event number 31. Jesus teaches in the synagogue in Nazareth – Luke 4:16-30


Jesus Moves to Capernaum

Event number 32. Jesus moves to Capernaum – Matthew 4:13-16, Luke 4:31


Jesus Heals a Lame Man on the Sabbath in Jerusalem

Event number 33. Jesus heals a lame man on the Sabbath in Jerusalem – John 5:1-15


Jesus Explains His Sabbath Healing

Event number 34. Jesus explains his sabbath healing – John 5:16-47


Jesus Calls Peter, Andrew, James, and John

Event number 35. Jesus calls Peter, Andrew, James, and John – Matthew 4:18-22, Mark 1:16-20, Luke 5:1-11


Healing of a Demon-Possessed Man

Event number 36. Healing of a demon-possessed man – Mark 1:21,23-26, Luke 4:33-35