“New Testament Times at a Glance, Chart 1: The Life of Jesus Christ from Birth to the Final Week,” Ensign, Jan. 2003, 52–55
Luke 1:5–38 In Jerusalem an angel told Zacharias that his wife, Elisabeth, would have a son named John. In Nazareth an angel told Mary that she would be the mother of the Son of God.
Luke 1:39–80 Mary visited the home of Zacharias and Elisabeth. John the Baptist was born and named.
Matt. 1:18–25 Mary returned to Nazareth. Joseph, Mary’s espoused husband, learned that she was expecting a child. An angel told Joseph to marry her and name her son Jesus.
Luke 2:21 Eight days after His birth, Jesus was circumcised at Bethlehem and given His name.
Luke 2:22–38 Joseph and Mary presented Jesus in the temple. Simeon and Anna testified that Jesus is the Christ.
Matt. 2:1–12 Wise Men from the East worshiped Jesus and brought Him precious gifts.
Matt. 2:13–18 Joseph and Mary were told by an angel to take Jesus to Egypt to escape Herod’s order to kill the young children.
Matt. 2:19–23 Joseph and Mary took Jesus to Nazareth after Herod died.
Luke 2:41–52 Jesus taught religious teachers in the temple at Jerusalem.
Luke 3:1–18 John the Baptist preached in Judea and baptized in the Jordan River.
Matt. 3:13 Jesus journeyed to Bethabara.
Matt. 3:13–17 Jesus was baptized by John.
Matt. 4:1–11 Jesus went into the wilderness to be with God. He fasted for 40 days and was tempted by Satan.
John 1:35–51 Some of John the Baptist’s disciples began to follow Jesus.
John 2:1 Jesus returned to Galilee.
John 2:1–11 Jesus changed water to wine at a wedding in Cana.
John 2:13 Jesus went to Jerusalem for the Passover.
John 2:13–17 Jesus drove the money changers from the temple courtyard.
John 3:1–21 Jesus taught a Pharisee named Nicodemus about being born again.
John 3:22–36 Jesus preached and baptized in Judea. John bore testimony of Jesus.
Luke 3:19–20 John the Baptist was imprisoned by Herod.
John 4:1–3 Jesus left the Jerusalem area to return to Galilee.
John 4:4–42 In Samaria Jesus taught a Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well.
John 4:46–54 In Galilee Jesus healed the son of a nobleman.
Luke 4:16–30 Jesus was rejected at Nazareth.
Mark 1:21–28 At Capernaum Jesus healed a man with an unclean spirit.
Matt. 4:18–22 Jesus called Peter, Andrew, James, and John to follow Him.
Mark 1:40–45 Jesus healed a leper.
Matt. 10:1–4 Jesus called and ordained His Twelve Apostles.
Matt. 10:5–42 Jesus taught His Twelve Apostles about their duties.
Matt. 5–7 Jesus taught the Sermon on the Mount.
Matt. 8:5–13 At Capernaum Jesus healed a centurion’s servant.
Luke 7:11–17 At Nain Jesus raised a widow’s son from the dead.
Matt. 8:14–17 At Capernaum Jesus healed the mother of Peter’s wife and others.
Matt. 8:23–27 Jesus calmed the storm at the Sea of Galilee.
Matt. 8:28–34 Jesus commanded a legion of devils to depart; they entered into swine.
Matt. 9:1–8 Jesus healed a man who was paralyzed.
Matt. 9:10–17 Jesus preached of new wine and old bottles.
Matt. 9:18–26 A woman was healed when she touched Jesus’ clothing; He also raised Jairus’s daughter.
Matt. 9:27–31 Jesus healed two blind men.
Matt. 9:32–34 Jesus healed a dumb man possessed with a devil.
Matt. 11:7–19 Jesus testified of the greatness of John the Baptist.
Luke 7:36–50 A woman washed Jesus’ feet with her tears at the home of Simon the Pharisee.
Luke 7:41–42 The parable of the two debtors.
John 5:1 Jesus went to Jerusalem for the second Passover.
John 5:2–16 Jesus healed a man on the Sabbath by the pool of Bethesda.
John 5:17–47 In the temple Jesus taught about His relationship with the Father.
Matt. 9:35–38 Jesus returned to Galilee, where he preached and healed.
Matt. 12:1–21 Pharisees accused Jesus’ disciples of breaking the Sabbath; Jesus healed a man with a withered hand on the Sabbath.
Matt. 12:22–23 Jesus healed a man possessed with a devil.
Matt. 12:24–45 Jesus taught the Pharisees about Satan, blasphemy against the Holy Ghost, and seeking signs.
Matt. 13:1–53 Jesus used parables to teach about the kingdom of heaven.
Matt. 13:31–35 Parables of the mustard seed and of the leaven.
Matt. 13:44–52 Parables of the hidden treasure, the pearl of great price, the gospel net, and the householder.
Matt. 13:54–58 The people of Nazareth rejected Jesus a second time.
Matt. 14:1–12 Herod feared that Jesus was the beheaded John the Baptist returned from the dead.
John 6:1–15 Shortly before Passover, Jesus fed 5,000 with five loaves and two fishes.
John 6:22–66 Jesus declared that He is the Bread of Life. Many disciples rejected Him.
Mark 7:1–23 When His disciples ate with unwashed hands, Jesus taught the Pharisees about true cleanliness.
Mark 7:24 Jesus went north to Tyre and Sidon.
Mark 7:24–30 Jesus healed a Canaanite woman’s daughter.
Mark 7:31 Jesus returned to Galilee.
Mark 7:32–37 Jesus healed a deaf man who had a speech impediment.
Mark 8:1–9 Jesus fed 4,000.
Mark 8:10–21 At Magdala Jesus taught about seeking for signs; He warned His disciples about the “leaven” of the Pharisees.
Mark 8:22–26 At Bethsaida Jesus healed a blind man.
Matt. 16:13 Jesus went with His disciples to Caesarea Philippi.
Matt. 16:13–20 Peter testified that Jesus is the Christ.
Matt. 16:21–28 Jesus taught His disciples about His death, His Second Coming, and discipleship.
Matt. 17:1 Jesus took Peter, James, and John up into a high mountain.
Matt. 17:2–13 Jesus was transfigured. Peter, James, and John received priesthood keys.
Matt. 17:14, 22 Jesus and His disciples returned to Galilee.
Matt. 17:14–21 Jesus healed a “lunatick” boy.
Matt. 17:22–18:35 Jesus taught His disciples about His death, tribute money, and the principles of humility, service, and forgiveness.
Matt. 18:23–35 The parable of the unmerciful servant.
Luke 9:51–56 Jesus traveled through Samaria, Judea, and Perea on His way to Jerusalem.
Luke 10:1–24 Jesus appointed the Seventy and sent them out to preach. They returned and reported.
Luke 10:25–37 The parable of the good Samaritan.
Luke 10:38–42 Jesus rested at the home of Martha and Mary and taught them.
Luke 11:1–13 Jesus taught His disciples about prayer.
Luke 11:5–8 The parable of the friend at midnight.
Luke 11:14–12:12 Jesus again rebuked the Pharisees for seeking a sign and for hypocrisy.
Luke 12:13–21 The parable of the rich fool.
Luke 12:22–13:9 Jesus taught His disciples about seeking the kingdom of God first and about His Second Coming.
Luke 13:10–17 Jesus healed a woman on the Sabbath.
Luke 13:22–35 Jesus taught about the “strait gate” and about who may enter His kingdom. He lamented over Jerusalem.
Luke 14:1–6 Jesus healed a man with dropsy on the Sabbath day.
Luke 14:7–24 Parables of the wedding feast and the great supper.
Luke 14:25–35 Jesus taught the multitude about discipleship.
Luke 14:28–33 Parables of the tower and of the rash king.
Luke 15:1–16:31 Jesus taught and condemned the Pharisees for hypocrisy.
Luke 15:1–17:10 Parables of the lost sheep, the lost coin, and the prodigal son. Parables of the unjust steward, the rich man and Lazarus, and the unprofitable servant.
Luke 17:11–19 Jesus healed ten lepers; only one returned to give thanks.
Luke 17:20–18:14 Jesus taught the Pharisees about His Second Coming.
Luke 18:1–14 Parables of the unjust judge and of the Pharisee and the publican.
101. John 7:2–13 Jesus arrived in Jerusalem for the Feast of Tabernacles.
102. John 7:14–8:59 Jesus taught in the temple. A woman taken in adultery was brought to Him. He testified that He is the Messiah.
103. John 9:1–41 Jesus healed a man who was blind since birth and testified that He is the Light of the World.
104. John 10:1–21 Jesus taught that He is the Good Shepherd.
105. Mark 10:1 Jesus left Jerusalem to preach in Perea.
106. Mark 10:2–31 Jesus discussed divorce with the Pharisees. He blessed the little children, answered the question of a rich young ruler, and taught His disciples.
107. Matt. 20:1–16 The parable of the laborers in the vineyard.
108. John 10:22 Jesus returned to Jerusalem for the Feast of the Dedication.
109. John 10:23–39 Jesus taught in the temple, “I and my Father are one.”
110. John 10:40–42 Jesus departed for Perea.
Mark 10:32–52 Jesus taught His disciples and healed a blind man named Bartimaeus.
Luke 19:1–10 Zacchaeus the publican hosted Jesus in his home.
Luke 19:11–27 The parable of the pounds.
John 11:7 Jesus returned to the Jerusalem area for the final time.
John 11:1–46 Jesus raised Lazarus from the dead.
John 11:54 Jesus went to the city of Ephraim.
Hel. 14–15 In America Samuel the Lamanite prophesied of the signs of Jesus’ birth and death.
Hel. 16:13–14 Great signs and wonders appeared, thus beginning the fulfillment of prophecies.
3 Ne. 1:15–26 With the sign of Jesus’ birth (no darkness for one night), many repented and believed in Him.
3 Ne. 3–4 Nephite armies defeated the Gadianton robbers.
3 Ne. 6 Nephites prospered, then became prideful and killed the prophets.
3 Ne. 7:15–26 Nephi preached and many repented.
3 Ne. 8:3 The righteous Nephites began to look with great earnestness for the sign of Jesus’ death.
“New Testament Times at a Glance, Chart 2: The Savior’s Final Week” will be published in April 2003.