During the Easter season, (especially on Friday), Christian focus on the passion of Jesus Christ. This is a phrase used to describe the suffering and death on the cross. Here is a breakdown of important events recorded in the Bible, including the events prior to and immediately after the Crucifixion. You can learn the main concepts of The Amazing Bible Timeline With World History online.
The Last Supper- Jesus had the last supper with his disciples. He explained that he left them, but they failed to understand the meaning of the words.
Jesus was betrayed and arrested- He is at this time that Jesus was betrayed by Judas Iscariot and arrested.
Religious Leaders Condemn Jesus- At this point in the timeline, the religious leaders of the ruling condemn Jesus and he was sentenced to death.
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Jesus is Crucified- Scripture records that he was crucified at the third hour and Jesus was reported to have asked for forgiveness for those around him.
Jesus Speaks to Mary and John- A key event recorded in the Bible, Jesus is reported to have spoken with her mother, and the disciple he loved, saying they were now a family. After this John takes Mary into his house.
Jesus Laid in the Tomb- Jesus is laid in the tomb of a friend. Scripture records that this was done in a hurry.
Jesus Rises from the Dead- The scriptures record that Mary Magdalene came to the tomb to dress the deceased body of Christ. He found the empty tomb and then conversed with the risen Christ, who urged him to tell others about what he had seen.
This revival is the key point of the celebration of Easter for Christians who believe Jesus Christ is risen and is alive.