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Life of Jesus - His Ancestry
His Ancestry. Jesus, according to the flesh, was the son of David (1
Kings 8:24,25; 1 Kings 11:11-13; Psalms 132:11; Matthew 1:1-17; Acts
Life of Jesus - His birth
His birth. Jesus was born of the virgin Mary in the city of
Bethlehem (Luke 2:1-28).
Life of Jesus - Early Life
Early Life. On account of the decree of Herod, Joseph took the Young
child and his mother and fled into Egypt, where they remained Until
Archelaus succeeded his father, after which they returned to
Nazareth and resided there (Matthew 2:1-23). Nothing is recorded of
Him until He was twelve years old, when he was able to confound the
doctors Of the law by His wisdom (Luke 2:40-51). Joseph was a
carpenter, and Jesus learned the trade and followed it in the city
of Nazareth (Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3; Luke 2:39).
Life of Jesus - His Baptism
Jesus came from Nazareth to Jordan and was baptized By John, and as
he came up out of the water, His Father acknowledged Him, and the
Holy Spirit descended upon Him (Matthew 3:13-17).
Life of Jesus - Introduction to
Jesus was subsequently introduced to Israel by John, His forerunner
Life of Jesus - The Temptation
Immediately after His baptism He was
Led away into the wilderness and tempted by the devil. He was
tempted "In all points" (Hebrews 4:15)--the lust of the eye, the
lust of the flesh and the pride of life (1 John 2:16)--but He
signally triumphed in every particular (Genesis 3:6; Matthew
Life of Jesus - Public Ministry
He immediately entered upon his Public ministry. His work was
He administered to the needs of both mind
(Matthew 4:17) and body (Matthew 14:13-21).
He announced that the kingdom of God was at
hand (Matthew 4:17), and that he was only sent to the lost sheep
of the house of Israel (Matthew 15:24).
Life of Jesus - Manner of
Manner of Teaching during his life. He taught the multitude by
parables in order To hide from them His true mission until the time
ordained by His Father (Matthew 13:33-35).
Life of Jesus - The Last Supper
On the night of his betrayal, Jesus instituted A supper to be kept
in memory of him--his death and sufferings (Matthew 26:26-30). It
was designed, to keep Him enshrined in the hearts of His disciples
to the end of time; to proclaim His death until he comes again (1
Life of Jesus - Agony in the
After the last supper Jesus went to the garden Of Gethsemane where,
under the mighty weight of the world's sins, He Cried to His Father
to let the cup of sorrow and suffering pass, but Expressed his
willingness to submit to the terrible ordeal (Luke 22:39-46).
Life of Jesus - Betrayal
Betrayal. He was betrayed by one of His Apostles, Judas Iscariot
Life of Jesus - His Trial
His Trial. The trial of Jesus was the most consummate farce in The
annals of the world. He was carried from court to court (Matthew
26:5-75; Luke 23:1-12), and finally condemned to die without the
establishment of a single charge against Him (Luke 23:13-26).
Life of Jesus - Crucifixion
Crucifixion. He was crucified between
two malefactors, Forsaken of God and man (Luke 23:27-48).
Life of Jesus - His Death
His Death. Jesus died for our sins according to the Scriptures
(Romans 5:10; 1 Corinthians 15:3; Galatians 2:20; 1 Peter 2:24,25).
Life of Jesus - Burial and
He was buried in the new tomb of Joseph of Arimathaea (Mark
15:43-47), and raised again for our justification (Mark 16:1-8;
Life of Jesus - The Ascension
After Jesus had committed the words of Reconciliation to the
apostles (2 Corinthians 5:17-21). He led them out as far as Bethany,
blessed them and ascended to His Father's right hand (Luke 24:49-53;
Life of Jesus
Much of the information on this page
is taken from the classic reference book by Ashley S Johnson
in the "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
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