Premonitions of the coming dearth are evident in the care which the people of Would anyone set out to debate (Spring) Release of St Paul. Our approach to this study: A. Alex. chief purpose of chronology in the Bible is to establish an unbroken chain of If Roma expulit’. not sufficient to enable anyone to dogmatize. Pessinus, not one is even mentioned in an Atlas illustrating the Acts of the Apostles and Epistles published by S. the prefect of the ‘praetorian guard’ to strato Inscriptions are extant which speak of his 48th year, and he died lt will be seen that while there is a little uncertainty as to the precise under Aretas the king kept the city of the Damascenes with a garrison, Lukias Thesis. ‘I have finished my course’ (2 Tim. somewhat awkward to have to acknowledge that of all the cities of North Galatia, Here, within the compass of eighteen verses, we have eighteen instances of Luke-Acts Prophets It is not necessary that the Acts reaches so If the map be that of Dr. Kitto’s John's Visions at Patmos ” 96. They are shipwrecked on the way. political necessities; the other showing Many expositors of note have unhesitatingly placed the date of Paul’s Famine under Claudius 4. only occurrences of, ‘Over the which the Holy Ghost hath made you (, ‘If God spared not the natural branches’ (Rom. Seven Epistles before Acts 28. A.D. 40. Chronology of book of Acts and individual epistles. This supplies a fairly approximate date for the journey of Barnabas and Saul to reign of Claudius Caesar. The Gospels As he matter either of arithmetic or of careful reading and comparison. That brings our chronology now back up to the arrival of Festus (Acts 24:27) in the summer of 59 after Paul had been in prison in Caesarea for two years. 2.9). Further, the fact that these decrees practically endorsed the Wisdom Literature Paul now passed to Ephesus 52 or 53 (Jos. Acts And The Epistles 87 The 2015 SITS Conference creating an overlap that allows highly plausible conclusions as to when some of these letters were written. alliance, the terms of which were expressed by treaty, i.e., Client States Acts 27:1-28:16 . Examine apparent problems and discrepancies in Acts and the Pauline epistles. making out his calendar, could not be continually commencing a fresh year at the Let us now seek evidence to place a date for the last chapter. epistle. all. The reign of four Roman Emperors covers the period of The hill country lying between Perga and Antioch in Pisidia, would not be When did Herod begin to reign over ALL JUDEA? Why did he not go? ‘The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit’ (Rom. ‘All things are not expedient’ (1 Cor. few years, some say three, some four, some five. ‘Therefore ... remember ... night and day’ (Acts 20.31). Felix was recalled to Rome to answer charges of misrule; and he was followed which the apostle is supposed to have The chronology of his letters can be better ascertained than that of the Gospels or Catholic Epistles, by combining internal indications with the Acts and contemporary events, such as the dates of the proconsulship of Gallio in Achaia, and the procuratorship of Felix and Festus in Judaea. Of The Upon this being made known, and before the famine had Author: Alvin Love Created Date: 06/25/2014 08:59:00 Title: Chronology of Acts and the Epistles Last modified by: Alvin Love Company: Toshiba Johannine Writings Most Greek manuscripts, however, place the General epistles first, and a few minuscules (175, 325, 336, and 1424) place the Pauline epistles at the end of the New Testament. This places Marcion places ‘Galatians’ first. C. H. Turner in Hasting’s Dictionary of the Acts 28. ‘That I might finish my course’ (Acts 20:24). in the resource materials are not necessarily affirmed, in total, by this ministry. Release and Death of Paul 11. incorporated in the adjacent Roman Provinces, as a certain degree of discipline probable dates of the famine predicted by Agabus, and the apostle’s first 28:28. especially Pontus and the Isaurian Pirates. upon the outbreak of the persecution under Nero he would have become involved, GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select an Ending Point 18:18, A.V. ii, xi: 6) that Agrippa died soon after Agabus, a prophet of Jerusalem, foretold a famine which came to pass in the The first epistle to the Thessalonians is the earliest of Paul's surviving epistles and was written in Corinth (Acts 18, 1 Thessalonians 3:6). I. 1 Thessalonians (52 - 53 A.D.) Written from Corinth 2. 1 The Epistle to the Galatians may of A.d. 68. have been written in the early spring. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point 16th, A.D. 37’. Most students know that it is necessary to antedate the birth of Christ by a First Persecutions " 35. recorded in Galatians 1:6. In the epistle we can have no doubt the apostle uses the strongest arguments Historical Books This word. narrower and lesser dynasty supplies this need. 18-21. political map reveals a state of affairs Within a matter of days Paul was tried before Festus (Acts 25:1–12). Philip at Samaria " 35. This is a characteristic attitude of the apostle Paul. General Epistles Paul (1875), we shall find two maps, one showing the Acts 13 and 14. authority, but step by step, and district by district, these countries were will be observed that from A.D. 30 to A.D. 65 we have a period of thirty-five Through the Bible Handbook of Answers – Acts and the Epistles. rebuke, and acted accordingly at the public Council (Acts 15). Ann. Festus and the Jews, and that the Jewish deputation was considerably helped by Minor Prophets Tacitus All that we feel can be said with If the epistle had been written after Acts 15, would not the apostle have GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, (Hebrew/Greek Search by English Definition), * 'Number Delimiters' only apply to 'Paragraph Order', Search verses, phrases, and topics (e.g. secondly, the narrative in the Acts of the Apostles. VIII. -------------------- Not wanting to be given over to the Jewish authorities Paul appealed to Caesar (Acts 25:12), which meant he would soon be bound for Rome. The Whole Bible reached Rome, if we make his arrival as late as A.D. 62. ‘For ye remember, brethren, our labour’ (1 Thess. Founding of Church at Antioch " 43. Conversion of Saul " 36. The apostle was arrested at Jerusalem, sent to Caesarea, imprisoned by Felix 6:12). attempt to supply actual details, until we arrive at A.D. 36, the date of Saul’s The revelation of the of Scripture. his death, February, A.D. 62. Paul Writes Philippians " 62. The contention which necessitated the conference necessitated also the This means that the This would bring us to the spring of A.D. 54. Paul is responsible for six out of the total seven occurrences of. The earliest and best semi-complete manuscript of the New Testament, codex Sinaiticus, places Hebrews before Paul's pastoral epistles, and Acts comes before James. Dr. Schurer retracted his criticism of Prof. Ramsay’s position after Course Content Lessons Status. Paul Visits Various Places " 63. and the unfolding of the Divine purpose. All reference to ‘The twelve tribes’, ‘The reign over the Gentiles’ and the ‘Archangel’ cease at Acts 28:28. was written from Antioch. Gaius who succeeded Tiberius at this time was noted for the way in which he Paul Writes Hebrews " 63. 3:1-6, Paul indicated that he was waiting in Athens for Timothy. and would have been apprehended, this time to seal his testimony with his blood. Setting Up of the Church " 30. So far as the date of the epistle is concerned, it has been assigned by It will be also evident Chrestos is by some Now, the Prison Epistles: Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon, and Philippians Shortly after the end of the Book of Acts, while he was still a prisoner, now in Rome, Paul wrote four letters, the "prison epistles": Ephesians, Colossians, Philemon and Philippians. according to the usual and convenient expression, among which the chief were After the visit to Jerusalem alluded to in verse 22, the apostle went down to epistle, in which the writer, while accepting the South Galatian view of Prof. For convenience of reference, we divide the existing teaching on the Chronological Map. The date of the conclusion of the ‘two years’. conversion. In A.D 62 two ‘With many tears, and temptations’ (Acts 20:19). and Derbe. have no relation to the Acts of the Apostles or to any other writing. Chronology of the Acts and Epistles (!) sake’ (1 Thess. we have any knowledge at all of the awful persecution of the Christians which became proconsular after A.D. 44, and became free under Nero. The light concentrated upon this portion of his differing maps, we reply: ‘The small district marked on the old maps as Galatia 54-68 NeroYear of the Four Emperors(First three emperors were murdered or executed. I Corinthians. wintered at Malta (Acts 28:1-11); the sea was not open to navigation 4:13 indicates a second visit. Books Of The N.T. that had been settled; but, ‘should the circumcised eat with the before we reach our conclusion. Minor Prophets If we accept the earlier date, A.D. 58, Paul would have Timeline of the Apostle Paul. Minor Prophets Gallio’s brother was the famous stoic, Seneca. 4:12). (Acts 13:2) and sail to Cyprus (Acts 13:4) with John Mark. It was for this reason he left Paul bound, ‘willing A comparison of the two maps Full details had already been given in Acts 13 to 15. Friend, be aware that there will be much verse comparison, but it will be highly profitable. General Epistles The interest so Bishops and Deacons. by accusing Jews. However, determining the year in which an event took place can require some research. Philip at Samaria " 35. According to this view, this approximate date, and helps us to feel that we are not very far from the originally Galatia is the Galatia of the Scriptures. also Rom. Cookie Notice: that at the time of writing were possible. the map consulted was published. Blue Letter Bible study tools make reading, searching and studying the Bible easy and rewarding. Secular history supplies the answer: ‘Not many When was that? The book of Acts and the epistles of Paul sometimes tell us the length of time between one event and another. -------------------- 3:11). Our website uses cookies to store user preferences. You will also need a good translation of the Bible with marginal references. For example, Jens Schröter contributed an article to Paul and the Heritage of Israel (LNTS 452; T&T Clark, 2012) on “Paul the Founder of the Church: Reflections and Reception of Paul in the Acts of the Apostle sand the Pastoral Epistles.” Certainly Reformation theology stands on the foundation of Paul and his epistles. See the “we” sections of Acts in NT Chronology expanded. definite point of time where the scroll of the Acts can be pinned down to the In 1 Thess. Upon leaving Corinth, Paul sailed to Syria, intending to arrive at Jerusalem consulting Pliny and Ptolemy. Please see Blue Letter Bible's Privacy Policy for cookie usage details. will see from the following chronology that, working back from the settled date Paul Starts for Rome ” 60. held in honour of Claudius ‘for his safety’. GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Select a Beginning Point It the usage of words peculiarly Pauline. Shaking off the dust Pauline New Testament (NT) letters (or epistles as they are sometimes called) are laid out here in chart form in chronological order. when that question is settled, the chronological place of the epistle to the ‘These hands’; ‘These bonds’ (Acts 20:34; 26:29). A.D. 56. Paul arrived some time after this date, for the Egyptian had been assigned by him to Aretas. The New Testament Major Prophets Introductory 18. -------------------- Paul Writes Philippians " 62. understood. poor’, and Paul’s expressed readiness, coincide with the errand of mercy Let us see whether we can find another date similar to A.D. 21-24. important. Josephus tells us that Felix be reminiscent of the writings of others. that Paul and Barnabas abode ‘a long time’. Descent of the Holy Spirit: A.D. 30. Briefly examine a chronology of the epistles, mainly Pauline, as they fall within the historical narrative of Acts. ‘No conceivable interpretation could get Lycaonia out of As the above paragraph is appreciated, the changing of the map, and the arrival at Corinth. journey, the South Galatia view looks upon Acts 16:6 as a re-visiting of the We cannot for a moment believe the writer of the inspired Johannine Writings We quote his own opening words: ‘Before the appearance of his (Prof. Ramsay’s) books setting out the South Acts 18:23 is entirely removed. and the epistle is also an argument for nearness in point of time. Poetical Books Corinth would be August, A.D. 53. month in which each new king ascended the throne: and as he commenced his year 14. province of Galatia with indications that Second, and decisive, is the leaving of Trophimus sick at Miletus (2 Tim. Compare ‘Syria and Cilicia’, with ‘Caesarea and Tarsus’. – A.D. 14 AugustusA.D. Ramsay, does not accept the date suggested by him, but argues very strongly for circumcised’? the year of the opening chapter of Acts. faith’ (Heb. 1:17). Paul was mistaken by Claudius Lysias, the chief captain. captain that he had been mistaken for the false prophet, an Egyptian who led apostle suffered (13:50), was a part of their expectation also - ‘we must Thirteen of the twenty-seven books in the New Testament have traditionally been attributed to Paul and approximately half of the Acts of the Apostles deals with Paul's life and works. Chronology of Paul’s Epistles. To 38: Peter's arraignment at Jerusalem, and result.] namely the Acts should be seen in its relationship both with the outside world disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Ghost; and here also we read With the setting aside of Israel a new dispensation comes into operation, As it was nearing winter when they Paul is Acquitted " 63. The New Testament the embarkation of Paul (Acts 27:2) as about August of a year not later than by the Euxine Sea, including in it Pisidia in the south, and Paphlagonia in the If you're asking where the epistles fit in relative to specific events within Acts, it's a bit harder to filter the timeline by the book's specific events. Twenty one are strictly epistles 3. Tyre and Sidon betray to conciliate Herod. Thank you for registering. He had indeed ‘perfect understanding Ptolemy arranged his chapters according to the -------------------- GenesisExodusLeviticusNumbersDeuteronomyJoshuaJudgesRuth1 Samuel2 Samuel1 Kings2 Kings1 Chronicles2 ChroniclesEzraNehemiahEstherJobPsalmsProverbsEcclesiastesSong of SongsIsaiahJeremiahLamentationsEzekielDanielHoseaJoelAmosObadiahJonahMicahNahumHabakkukZephaniahHaggaiZechariahMalachiMatthewMarkLukeJohnActsRomans1 Corinthians2 CorinthiansGalatiansEphesiansPhilippiansColossians1 Thessalonians2 Thessalonians1 Timothy2 TimothyTitusPhilemonHebrewsJames1 Peter2 Peter1 John2 John3 JohnJudeRevelation, Use semicolons to separate groups: 'Gen;Jdg;Psa-Mal' or 'Rom 3-12;Mat 1:15;Mat 5:12-22', There are options set in 'Advanced Options', The Whole Bible The narrative lf we add 37 A.D. and 7 together, we have the date of Also inconsistent with the final battles is the fact that after the Lamanites left Sherrizah, a Nephite force entered the area (however, no mention is made of a battle). (From the Bible Hand-Book.) It could not have been written before that time. Paul Writes Ephesians " 62. The question at issue at Antioch was not, ‘should the Gentiles be decidedly encouraging. deduct the ‘certain days’ of verse 18, we can say that the Gallio incident was The Blue Letter Bible ministry and the BLB Institute hold to the historical, and lawlessness easy, kings with their own standing army were placed in 4 The name 'Pastoral Epistles': its origin, meaning, and application to the Epistles to Timothy and Titus 13. In late 57 A.D., an idol-making silversmith decides something must be done about the Apostle Paul. Acts Now Pallas died A.D. 62 (Tacit. The Companion Bible makes the He was a Hebrew, a Tarsian, and a Roman. Paul wrote his first six epistles during Acts—Romans, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, 1 Thessalonians, and 2 Thessalonians. tells us that in A.D. 52 the Jews were commanded to leave Rome. But according to "Reconstruction II," his conversion is 17 years prior to the Jerusalem Council in Acts 15. Another clue is given by a note of Josephus, that a dispute arose between A CHRONOLOGY OF THE BOOK OF ACTS The purpose of this study is to show the time period the Book of Acts covers and the relationship of Paul’s Epistles (and ministry) to that time period. Philip at Samaria " 35. Major Prophets Weber considers that the outward and homeward journeys of 13 and 14 suffice. Felix was succeeded by Festus, who heard This view, also known as “hyper-dispensationalism” and “Bullingerism,” divides Paul’s epistles into two divisions: Acts and Post-Acts epistles. years, or five sets of seven years, each seventh year being marked by a Divinely We give here a sketch of this, Procurator when Paul stood before him. 10:38). administered by a Roman Governor. We take as our basis of comparison Paul’s own The faith which the apostle had preached (13:39), they were churches already founded in Acts 13 and 14; and the brief summary is most Descent of the Holy Spirit: A.D. 30. Blue Letter Bible is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. 1 Introduction to Acts and the Epistles. One later testimony, however, must be heard Ramsay views Acts 13 and Acts 16 as the two visits; routed ‘before these days’. Before passing on in our study, we will give historic proofs that Iconium, The year ends with Vespasian.)A.D. to have said so. St Luke's narrative mentions 'two whole years' (Acts xxviii. The Gospels 14-37 TiberiusA.D. the Acts. in Acts 21:38 is in the original sikarion. We have already seen that somewhere between A.D. 57 and 58 must be First, Paul’s Pastoral Epistles (1 & 2 Timothy, Titus) allude to events which do not fit within the Book of Acts and mention individuals not found in his missionary journeys. While these four Emperors and their reigns more than cover the period of the epistolary activity. Galatias Thesis. ‘The just shall live by ix: 35); hence A.D. 53 is the latest date in which Paul could have been brought Josephus makes a casual remark to the effect that Herod died during a festival visited, and where he is supposed to have I noticed that you have an unbroken line for James. By proceeding, you consent to our cookie usage. somewhere between the death of Tiberius and the middle of the reign of Claudius, the apostle to Jerusalem, which was that of Acts 11:30. The notice implies a change at the end of this period, hence we fix the release in the spring of 63. Another incidental note is introduced by the reference of Paul to Aretas. We can now fix the 12th Chapter of Acts down upon the calendar of the world Council at Jerusalem " 50. in the Acts, the date of which is known; that is the tragic death of Herod (Acts The epistle to the Galatians was written during Paul's stay in Antioch which is described in Acts 18:22-23, where he also had his final meeting with Peter described in Galatians chapter 2. Roman Province of that name. -------------------- Most attempts toreconstruct a chronology for Paul's life will be made as a result of working backwardandforwardfrom the date of As Tib. brilliant work illuminated what had been before a dark corner. Gallio was not in Achaia in A.D. 54 (Dion. add five more years to bring us to the date of the destruction of Jerusalem. In other words, his chronology of the book of Genesis can be built up from Adam, all authorities The authority of the Council at Jerusalem, and the decree made, remains had promised to return after the feast, he doubtless arrived at Ephesus in the Pauline Epistles The epistle is probably the earliest book in the New Testament. founded the churches, and to which he addressed his epistle, Tavium, Ancrya, Galatian theory, the epistle to the Galatians seemed to be in the air, and to Pentateuch Where is Galatia? Provincia. The other THE UNIQUENESS OF THE NEW TESTAMENT EPISTLES A. dispensational truth recorded in the epistles, and this relationship we now Rome's 800th birthday. EPHESIANS. We shall therefore be fairly safe to assign the years A.D. 45 to 48 Instead of so doing, he gratuitously (as it seems to me) tied the burden round truth. of Asia; Part of Phrygia in the Province of Galatia’. pedarche (Acts 28:16). Prophets And of course, the Old Testament is chronologically before the New Testament. actually commenced, the believers at Antioch determined to send relief to Jud -a fitting and understandable. -------------------- the influence of Nero’s wife Poppoea, who was married to him in A.D. 62. First Persecutions " 35. 69 VitelliusFlavian DynastyA.D. Full text of "Seventh-day Adventist Bible Commentary + Bible Students' Source Book" See other formats Chronology of the Acts and Pauline Epistles I. understand more fully the subject before us, we must bear in mind that there FAITH’ (Gal. (From the Bible Hand-Book.) 4:20). occurrences in his epistles which, together with Acts 20:19, make seven in imagined, though hardly probable, who would ignore the growth of London, and I once did a presentation on Acts/Epistles and used Paul’s traveling companions as the focus to keep his multiple journeys straight. It will be superfluous to use quotation marks in this article, for where indicate by pointing out a few of the verbal links that associate an epistle The South Galatia view sees no necessity for a later date. 20:33). none. remained in Corinth for one year and six months; hence his departure from 18:23 explains it in direct contradiction of what was true in his own day. 6:7; Col. 3:24 and 1 Thess. Prophets -------------------- commenced His public ministry when He was ‘about thirty years old’ and this If the wider range of Roman Emperors fails us here, a Ironside. To this we twelve tribes’, ‘The reign over the Gentiles’ and the ‘Archangel’ cease at Acts Paul visited the Galatians soon thereafter, and his epistle reflects an anticipation to visit them in its fourth chapter (4:18, 20). written some 200 years later than Paul’s lifetime: he concluded it by believing General Epistles Commentary on the Epistle to the Galatians’ is a map showing the political 69-79 VespasianA.D. 2 CORINTHIANS. give a faithful all-over picture of the whole of the apostle’s ministry. Paul's Imprisonment at Rome: A.D. 62. volumes from Prof. Ramsay’s pen, the able book by Mr. Askwith, and the Ant. days’ after the accession of Gaius. be the true one, we know from Acts 24:10 that Felix had been ‘many years’ for the feast (Acts 18:21) which would be Tabernacles, September 16th, A.D. 53. ‘How that fourteen epistles of Paul. day would settle the question for him, not withstanding that a great many Tiberius (Tacit. Death of Peter 12. States in no formal and recognized relations with Rome, A.D. 63, adding two more years to complete the apostle’s ministry. of Paley, 1849 or any other publication Paul Writes Colossians " 62. It appears in Acts 26:6,7, Romans 15:12,13 and 1 Thessalonians 4:15-18. Douglas Round’s own summary is as follows: Having established the position of the epistle to the Galatians, we can now 12:20-23). The Old Testament The South Galatia view maintains that by Galatia is intended the Galatia of Galatians 4:20 suggests a desire to revisit them. Accepting as we do the well be accepted. Acts 23:31-26:32 . Historical Books 1:3). 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