JESUS’ LAST JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM – Bible study questions
We could possibly insert the incident mentioned in Luke 9:5256 into the story of Jesus’ final journey to Jerusalem; perhaps Jesus intended to take the shorter route to Jerusalem via Samaria, but when the people refused to accept him, he turned eastward.
How long was Jesus last journey to Jerusalem?
JESUS’ LAST JOURNEY TO JERUSALEM – LEXILOGOS. JESUS had been aware of the dangers that surrounded him for a long time, and for a period of time that we can estimate at eighteen months, he avoided going on a pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
When did Jesus start his journey to Jerusalem?
Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, according to the four canonical Gospels, took place in the days leading up to the Last Supper, signaling the start of his Passion, the period of suffering, death, and resurrection commemorated during Holy Week.
How long was it before Mary and Joseph found Jesus in Jerusalem?
According to the Gospel account, Mary and Joseph returned home, but after a day of travel realized Jesus was missing, so they returned to Jerusalem, where they found Jesus three days later, conversing with the elders in the Temple.
How many times did Jesus visit Jerusalem in his lifetime?
According to Luke 2:41, his family took him every year; however, Josephus reports that the 27 Mar 1AD Passover was cancelled; however, Jesus was in Egypt at the time, so excluding the 1AD Passover, he made the trip to Jerusalem for Passover 33 times, counting his birth and participation in all other Passovers.
Why was Jesus on his way to Jerusalem?
My response is that Jesus went to Jerusalem to stage two protests: the first was against Roman imperial control of the City of Peace, and the second was against Roman imperial control of the Temple of God, or, to put it another way, against (sub)governor Pilate and his high-priest Caiaphas.
Where did Jesus preach the most?
According to these accounts, Jesus’ ministry took place primarily in Galilee and Judea, with activities also taking place in nearby areas such as Perea and Samaria.
What Jerusalem sees Jesus?
The Last Supper in an “Upper Room” in Jerusalem, his arrest in Gethsemane, his trial, his crucifixion at Golgotha, his burial nearby, his resurrection and ascension, and his prophecy to return are all recounted at the end of each gospel.
How old was Jesus when he was crucified?
We know Jesus was over 30 when he was crucified because most scholars believe he was crucified between 30 and 33 AD, or 1985-8 years ago. We can assume Jesus was around 30 when he was baptized and began his ministry, so we know he was over 30 when he was crucified.
Why did Joseph take his family to Nazareth?
Matthew does not mention Nazareth as Joseph and Mary’s previous residence; instead, he claims that Joseph was afraid to travel to Judea because Herod Archelaus was in charge, so the family settled in Nazareth.
Where did Jesus go in the missing years?
He (Jesus) spent six years in Puri and Rajgir, near Nalanda, the ancient Hindu learning center, before traveling to the Himalayas and studying Buddhism in Tibetan monasteries before returning to Judea at the age of 29′.
Why did Jesus stay in the temple?
According to the gospel, Mary and Joseph took the infant Jesus to the Temple in Jerusalem forty days (inclusive) after His birth to complete Mary’s ritual purification after childbirth and to perform the redemption of the firstborn son, as required by the Torah (Leviticus 12, Exodus 13:12u201315, and other passages).
How many miracles did Jesus perform in Jerusalem?
From changing water into wine at the beginning of his ministry to raising Lazarus from the dead at the end, Jesus is said to have performed seven miraculous signs that characterize his ministry in the Gospel of John; for many Christians and Muslims, the miracles are actual historical events.
Did Jesus clear the temple once or twice?
According to the argument, John 2:13-15 claims that Jesus cleansed the temple during the first of three Passovers mentioned in his book, but Matthew 21:12-13, Mark 11:15-17, and Luke 19:45-46 claim that Jesus cleansed the temple just days before his crucifixion.
What day of Holy Week did Jesus cleanse the temple?
On Holy Monday, Jesus cursed the fig tree, cleansed the temple, and answered questions about his authority. Some commemorate Jesus’ anointing at Bethany (John 12:1u201311), which occurred before the Palm Sunday event described in John 12:12u201319.