Outline Of Jesus
This article covers the outline of Jesus Christ of Nazareth.
Jesus (c. 4 BC – c. AD 30 / 33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ or simply Christ, was a first-century Jewish preacher and religious leader. Jesus, The Son of Mary is the central figure of Christianity and also prophet in Islam is widely described as the most influential person in history. Most Christians believe he is the incarnation of God the Son and the awaited Messiah (Christ) prophesied in the Old Testament.
Who is Jesus?
- Jesus in Christianity – are based on the teachings and beliefs outlined in the Canonical gospels, New Testament letters, and the Christian creeds; they outline the key beliefs held by Christians about Jesus, including his divinity, humanity, and earthly life.
- Jesus in Islam – In the Islamic tradition, Jesus is not considered a deity. He is a human and not a God. Muslim tradition explicitly indicates that Jesus was born without a physical father of the virgin Mary. He is considered the word of God in the Quran.
- Jesus, Birth, Life, And Ascension
- Historical Background of The New Testament
- Historical Jesus – scholarly reconstructions of the 1st-century figure Jesus of Nazareth
- Life of Jesus in the New Testament – four canonical gospels of the New Testament are the primary sources of information for the doctrinal Christian narrative of the life of Jesus.
- Gospel – an account, often written, that describes the life of Jesus of Nazareth.
- Gospel harmony – an attempt to merge or harmonize the canonical gospels of the Four Evangelists into a single gospel account.
- Historical reliability of the Gospels
- Internal consistency of the New Testament
- Chronology of Jesus
- Anno Domini
- Ministry of Jesus – begins with his baptism in the countryside of Judea, near the river Jordan and ends in Jerusalem, following the Last Supper with his disciples.
- Miracles attributed to Jesus – supernatural deeds of Jesus, as recorded in Gospels, in the course of his ministry.
- Parables of Jesus – found in all the Canonical gospels as well as in some of the non-canonical gospels but are located mainly within the three synoptic gospels.
- New Testament places associated with Jesus
- Names and titles of Jesus in the New Testament
From birth to the Passion
- The General Genealogies of Jesus
- The Annunciation
- Virgin Birth of Jesus
- Nativity of Jesus In Christianity – accounts of the birth of Jesus, primarily based on the two accounts in the gospels of Luke and Matthew, and secondarily on some apocryphal texts.
- Birth Of Jesus In Gospels And Qur’an
- Christ Child
- Return of the family of Jesus to Nazareth
- Unknown years of Jesus
- Brothers of Jesus
- Baptism of Jesus – marks the beginning of Jesus Christ’s public ministry.
- Temptation of Christ – detailed in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke.
- Ministry of Jesus – begins with his baptism in the countryside of Judea, near the river Jordan and ends in Jerusalem
- Commissioning the twelve apostles – an episode in the life of Jesus that appears in all three Synoptic Gospels
- Sermon on the Mount – collection of sayings and teachings of Jesus
- Rejection of Jesus – Canonical Gospels of the New Testament include some accounts of the rejection of Jesus in the course of his ministry.
- Confession of Peter
- Transfiguration of Jesus – an event reported in the New Testament in which Jesus is transfigured (or metamorphosed) and becomes radiant upon a mountain.
- Great Commandment – Jesus’ commentary on two commandments taken from the Law of Moses of the Old Testament which are commonly seen as important to Christian ethics.
- Palm Sunday – Christian moveable feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter.
- Cursing the fig tree – Jesus curses a fig tree for being barren; … the next day, the tree has withered
- Cleansing of the Temple – he expels the money changers from the Temple
- Triumphal entry into Jerusalem
- Second Coming – anticipated return of Jesus Christ from Heaven
- Anointing of Jesus – an event reported by each of the Canonical gospels, in which a woman pours the entire contents of an alabastron of very expensive perfume over the head (according to Mark and Matthew) or feet (according to John and Luke) of Jesus.
- Last supper – final meal that, according to Christian belief, Jesus shared with His Apostles in Jerusalem before his crucifixion.
- Denial of Peter
- Paraclete – means advocate or helper. In Christianity, the term most commonly refers to the Holy Spirit.
- Main article: Passion of Jesus
This is the Christian term used for the events and suffering of Jesus in the hours before and including his trial and execution by crucifixion.
- Agony in the Garden
- Arrest of Jesus – pivotal event recorded in the Canonical gospels.
- Sanhedrin Trial of Jesus – trial of Jesus before a Jewish Council following his arrest in Jerusalem and prior to his dispensation by Pontius Pilate.
- Pilate’s court – trial of Jesus in praetorium before Pontius Pilate, preceded by the Sanhedrin preliminary hearing.
- Flagellation of Christ – scene from the Passion of Christ very frequently shown in Christian art
- Jesus, King of the Jews
- John 18:38
- Crown of thorns – one of the instruments of the Passion, was woven of thorn branches and placed on Jesus Christ before his crucifixion.
- Crucifixion of Jesus – an event that occurred during the 1st century AD.
- Sayings of Jesus on the cross
- Jesus Prayer
- Prayers of Jesus
- Burial of Jesus – occurred after his death by crucifixion, when, according to the gospel accounts, he was placed in a new tomb belonging to Joseph of Arimathea.
- Islamic Views on Jesus’ Death
Resurrection and Ascension
- Holy Saturday
- Resurrection of Jesus – Christian religious belief that Jesus Christ returned to bodily life on the Sunday following the Friday on which he was executed by crucifixion.
- Empty tomb – tomb of Jesus which was found to be empty by the women who were present at Jesus’ crucifixion.
- Post-resurrection appearances of Jesus – are reported to have occurred after his death, burial and resurrection, but prior to his Ascension.
- Great Commission – instruction of the resurrected Jesus Christ to his disciples that they spread his teachings to all the nations of the world.
- Ascension of Jesus – Christian teaching found in the New Testament that the resurrected Jesus was taken up to heaven in his resurrected body, in the presence of eleven of his apostles, occurring 40 days after the resurrection.
Coming of Jesus (End Time)
- Second Coming
- What Is Antichrist?
- Messianic Secret
- Messianic Judaism
- Messiah in Judaism
- Messianic Mission of Jesus Christ Toward End of Time
- Predictions And Claims For The Second Coming
- Great Disappointment
- Eschatological Descent Of Jesus: Muslim Views
- Jesus Christ, Messiah, and Divine Wisdom