|MISSION TO AMERICA
CHRONOLOGY OF PAUL'S LIFE
|Events in the
|Events In Paul's Life and Ministry|
|Tiberius is Emperor of Rome||30||Jesus' crucifixion & resurrection|
|Saul (aka Paul) persecutes and
works to destroy Christianity. Saul was a Jewish Pharisee.
He was an extremely zealous Jew, with a bright future in Judaism. As he watched the
growth of Christianity, he saw it as a threat to Judaism. that must be eliminated.
|33||Conversion of Saul||
|Saul spends three years
in Damascus and in the wilderness of Arabia.
Saul spends approximately the next 10 years in Tarsus.
|Caligula become Emperor||37|
|Claudius becomes Emperor||41|
|46||Saul goes to Antioch where, working with Barnabas, they taught a "great many people".|
|A famine is affecting Jerusalem. Saul and Barnabas bring famine relief from Antioch.|
|47||Paul's first missionary journey. He visits Cyprus, Pisidian Antioch, Iconium, Lystra and Derbe.|
|Paul returns to Antioch and writes his first letter, the letter to the Galatians.|
|Jews expelled from Rome||49||Jerusalem Council.|
|Paul's second missionary journey begins.|
He revisits Galatia. Then goes to the cities of Philippi, Thessalonica, Berea, Athens and Corinth.
|Roman proconsul Gallio
refuses to condemn Paul
|Paul's third missionary journey begins. He revisits Galatia. Then goes to Ephesus, Philippi, Thessalonica, Bera, Athens, Corinth, Troas, Lietus and Tyre.|
|Nero becomes Emperor||54|
|55||Writes 1st Corinthians|
|56||Writes 2nd Corinthians|
|57||Paul writes Romans. Third missionary journey ends in Jerusalem. Paul is arrested.|
|Paul is held in prison in Caesarea.|
|Paul stands trial before Felix, Festus and Agrippa. He appeals his case to Caesar.|
|60||He is sent to Rome. Shipwrecked on Malta he is bitten by a viper with no ill effects.|
|Paul arrives in Rome and is held under house arrest.
Writes the letters to Philemon, Colossians, Ephesians and Philippians.
|Released from prison in Rome. Unrecorded journey - possibly to Spain.|
|63||Writes 1st Timothy and Titus.|
|Rome Burns: Nero persecutes Christians||64|
|Returns to Rome, is imprisoned, writes 2nd Timothy and is martyred.|