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Transcript of Acts Timeline
In This Time:
The Holy Spirit comes to the Believers. (See Acts 2:1-41)
AD 30: Pentecost.
The Church is Founded in Jerusalem. (Acts 2:40-47)
Stephen is Martyred (Acts 6:8-7:60)
Conversion of Saul of Tarsus on the Damascus Road (Acts 9)
The Church in Antioch is formed.
The first recorded use of the term "Christian"
The Apostle James is Beheaded by Herod (Acts 12:25)
Famine Relief sent to Jerusalem from the Church of Antioch (Acts 11:27-30)
Paul's first Missionary Journey (Acts 11:27-30)
The first church council is held in Jerusalem (Acts 15:1-30)
Pauls Second missionary journey (Acts 15:36-41)
Paul Returns to Antioch for a short period.
Pauls third missionary journey (Acts 18:23-21:17)
The Story Continues...
Click next for Bibliography.
House, H. Wayne. Chronological and Background Charts of the New Testament (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1981)
Peterson, Susan Lynn. Timeline Charts of the Western Church (Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1999)
Stott, John. BST: The Message of Acts (Leicester: IVP, 2002)
Hoehner, H. W. 'Chronology of the New Testament' in New Bible Dictionary Third Edition (ed. I.H. Marshall, A.R. Millard, J.I. Packer & D.J. Wiseman; Leicester: IVP, 1997), 193-199
Farrar, F.W. The Life and work of St. Paul (New York: Dutton, 1879). Electronic copy used.
Johnson, B. W. "Chronology of Acts and the Epistles," on Blue Letter Bible. http://www.blueletterbible.org/study/pnt/pnt02.cfm (1 Apr 2002. Last viewed: 29 Jul 2012.)
Just, Felix. "Rulers in Israel during the Roman Era" on Electronic New Testament Educational Resources. http://catholic-resources.org/Bible/History-RomanEra.htm (Last Viewed 29 July 2012).
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The Book of Acts is Written
Paul Arrested in Jerusalem (Acts 21:26-22:29)
Paul imprisoned in Caesarea (Acts 23:23-24:37)
Paul Tried before Festus and Agrippa (Acts 25:6-26:32)
Paul appeals to Nero and travels to Rome (Acts 26:32-28:10)
Pauls Roman Imprisonment (Acts 28:11-31)
In this time:
Caligula was emperor of Rome (AD 37-41)
and Marullus (AD38-41)
Were rulers over Judea
Herod Agrippa I was ruler over the Northern territories (AD37-41)
Theophilus, son of Annas (AD-37-41)
was Jewish High Priest.
Tiberius (AD14-37) was Roman Emperor
Pontius Pilot (AD26-36)
was ruler over Judea and Samaria
Herod Philip was Tetrarch of the Northeastern Regions (4BC - AD34)
Joseph Caiaphas (AD18-36) and Jonathan, son of Annas (AD36-37) were Jewish High Priests.
1 Thessalonians is written
In this Time:
Claudius was Roman Emperor (AD41-54)
Herod Agrippa I became King over all Israel (AD41-44)
He was then Succeded in Judea by Caspius Fadus (AD44-46)
and Tiberius Alexander (AD48-52)
Simon Kantheras, son of Botheus (AD41-42),
Matthias, son of Annas (AD42-43),
Elioenai, son of Kantheras (AD43-44)
and Joseph, son of Kami (AD44-47)
were all Jewish High Preists.
The books of 1 Corinthians
and 2 Thessalonians were written
Jews are Expelled from Rome
Letter to the Philippians written
In this Time:
Nero Became Emperor (AD54-68)
Ventidus Camanus (AD 48-52) and M. Antonius Festus (AD52-59) are Prefects of Judea
Herod Agrippa II (AD48-70) Rules over the Northen Territories
Ananias, son of Nebedaius was Jewish High Priest (AD47-58)
The letters of 2 Corinthians and Philemon are written
The letter to the Galatians is written
At this Time:
Nero and Agrippa II are still in power.
Porcius Festus (AD59-61) and Albinus (AD61-65) are Prefects over Judea
Ishmael, son of Phiabi II (AD58-60), Joseph Kabi (AD60-62), Ananus, son of Ananus (AD62) and Jesus, son of Demnaeus (AD62-63) were High Priests.
Letter to the Romans sent
A Chronology of the Book of Acts.
By Scott Cove
An assignment task for Certificate IV
New Testament Survey II
at Melbourne School of Theology. 2012