Trivium Pursuit

A possible chronology for some of the events of the New Testament

There’s always room for differing opinions when studying chronology, but here is a possible chronology for some of the events of the New Testament, according to the Reese Chronological Bible (we would differ with some of these dates):

Augustus rules 31 B.C.-A.D. 14

Jesus born 5 B.C.

Tiberius rules A.D. 14-37

Jesus’ Death & Resurrection A.D. 29

Coming of the Holy Spirit 29

Stephen stoned 35

Paul converted 37

Caligula rules 37-41

Claudius rules 41-54

Herod kills James 44

Herod dies 45

James written 45

Paul’s first missionary journey 45-47

Mark written 50

Paul’s second missionary journey 50-54

I and II Thessalonians written 52

Paul’s third missionary journey 54-58

Nero rules 54-68

I Corinthians written 57

II Corinthians written 57

Galatians written 57-58

Romans written 57-58

Paul arrested in Jerusalem 58

Matthew written 60

Luke written 60

Paul in Rome 61-63

Philippians, Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon written 61-63

I Peter written 64

Titus written 64

I Timothy written 64

Hebrews written 65

II Timothy written 67

II Peter written 67

Jude written 67

Peter and Paul killed 67-68

Galba rules 68-69

Otho rules 69

Vitellius rules 69

Vespasian rules 69-79

Titus rules 79-81

Domitian rules 81-96

Epistles of John written 95

John written 95

Revelation written 96 (lots of differing opinions here, Reese says 96, our opinion is 67)

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