Location

Sequence of Events

Matt.

Mark

Luke

John

 

ARREST AND TRIALS

 

 

 

 

Gethsemane

Friday (early morning): Betrayed, arrested then forsaken by His disciples

26:47-56

12 legions of A

14:43-52

Y man fled naked

22:47-53

Heals M’s ear

18:2-12

• Drew back & fell
• Malchus

Palace of the High Priest

Preliminary questioning by Annas (FIL)

Questions concerning Jesus’ disciples and teaching

 

 

 

18:12-14, 19-23


Trials of Jesus

Unofficial trial before Caiaphas (HP) and some members of the Sanhedrin

Silence before false witnesses who did not agree

Confession demanded: Are you the Christ, the Son of God?

26:57, 59-68

14:53, 55-65

22:54a,
63-65

18:24

Palace courtyard

Peter denies Jesus three times

(First two denials probably DURING and the third AFTER the unofficial trial)

26:58,69-75

14:54, 66-72

2 crowings

22:54b-62

J looked at P

18:15-18, 25-27

Temple?

Friday (daylight): Formal trial before the Sanhedrin

Charge: Blasphemy for claiming to be the Son of God

27:1

15:1a

22:66-71

 

Field of Blood?

Judas commits suicide

27:3-10

 

Acts 1:18-19

 

Praetorium

Two possible praetorium sites have been proposed: the Antonia Fortress and Herod's Palace.

First appearance before Pilate the Governor

Charge: Instigating sedition against Rome (for claiming to be a king) and forbidding tribute to Caesar … getting rid of Jesus via Rome’s political power rather than incurring the wrath of the people (cf. Matt. 26:3-5)

27:2, 11-14

15:1b-5

23:1-5

18:28-38

Palace of Herod Antipas

Appearance before Herod Antipas the Tetrarch

(mockingly clothed Jesus in a royal robe)

 

 

23:6-12

 

Praetorium

Second appearance before Pilate

(1) Offered to release Jesus under the then prevailing Passover custom (2) Scourged and mocked with a crown of thorns and a “scepter” reed (3) Judgment passed around sixth hour on Day of Preparation

27:15-26
• Pilate's wife warned him
• His blood be upon us and our children

15:6-15

Day of Preparation = Day before Sabbath (cf. 15:42)

23:13-25

18:39-19:16a

Perhaps 6 am, Roman time in John (cf. 19:14)

 

Whole band of Roman soldiers mocked Jesus

(stripped off the purple robe and had him put on his own clothes)

27:27-31

15:16-20

 

 

Golgotha

Via Dolorosa

Simon of Cyrene carried the cross the rest of the way

27:32

15:21

23:26-32

Conversation with women

19:16-17a

Golgotha

Refuses the wine and myrrh

To help dull the pain OR add further mockery?

27:33-34

15:22-23

23:33a

19:17b

A Chronology of the Life of Christ (13)

 


Mind Map of Arrest and Trials of Jesus



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