The Life of Jesus in Harmony
he Parables of the Ten Virgins and the Talents
"Then the kingdom of heaven shall be likened to ten virgins who took their lamps and went out to meet the bridegroom.
"Now five of them were wise, and five were foolish.
"Those who were foolish took their lamps and took no oil with them,
"but the wise took oil in their vessels with their lamps.
"But while the bridegroom was delayed, they all slumbered and slept.
"And at midnight a cry was heard: 'Behold, the bridegroom is coming; go out to
"Then all those virgins arose and trimmed their lamps.
"And the foolish said to the wise, 'Give us some of your oil, for our lamps
are going out.'
"But the wise answered, saying, 'No, lest there should not be enough for us
and you; but go rather to those who sell, and buy for yourselves.'
"And while they went to buy, the bridegroom came, and those who were ready
went in with him to the wedding; and the door was shut.
"Afterward the other virgins came also, saying, 'Lord, Lord, open to us!'
"But he answered and said, 'Assuredly, I say to you, I do not know you.'
"Watch therefore, for you know neither the day nor the hour in which the Son of Man is coming.
"For the kingdom of heaven is like a man traveling to a far country, who
called his own servants and delivered his goods to them.
"And to one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one, to each according to his own ability;
and immediately he went on a journey.
"Then he who had received the five talents went and traded with them, and made
another five talents.
"And likewise he who had received two gained two more also.
"But he who had received one went and dug in the ground, and hid his lord's
"After a long time the lord of those servants came and settled accounts with
"So he who had received five talents came and brought five other talents,
saying, 'Lord, you delivered to me five talents; look, I have gained five more
talents besides them.'
"His lord said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant; you were
faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into the joy
of your lord.'
"He also who had received two talents came and said, 'Lord, you delivered to
me two talents; look, I have gained two more talents besides them.'
"His lord said to him, 'Well done, good and faithful servant; you have been
faithful over a few things, I will make you ruler over many things. Enter into
the joy of your lord.'
"Then he who had received the one talent came and said, 'Lord, I knew you to
be a hard man, reaping where you have not sown, and gathering where you have not
'And I was afraid, and went and hid your talent in the ground. Look, there you
have what is yours.'
"But his lord answered and said to him, 'You wicked and lazy servant, you knew
that I reap where I have not sown, and gather where I have not scattered seed.
'So you ought to have deposited my money with the bankers, and at my coming I
would have received back my own with interest.
'Therefore take the talent from him, and give it to him who has ten talents.
'For to everyone who has, more will be given, and he will have abundance; but
from him who does not have, even what he has will be taken away.
'And cast the unprofitable servant into the outer darkness. There will be
weeping and gnashing of teeth.'
An Outline of The Life of Jesus in Harmony
"I marvel that whereas the
ambitious dreams of myself, Caesar, and Alexander should have
vanished into thin air, a Judean peasant - Jesus should be able to
stretch his hands across the centuries and control the destinies of
men and nations." - Napoleon
I Bonaparte (1809)
The Birth of John the Baptist
The History of the Birth of Jesus
Genealogy of Jesus Mat
1:1-17; Lk 3:23-38).
Gabriel Announces to Mary
( Mary Visits Elizabeth Lk
( An Angel Comes to Joseph Mat
The Decree of Augustus Caesar and the Birth of Christ
( The First Visitors - Shepherds Lk
The Second Visitors - Magi
Jesus is Circumcised and Presented in the Temple
Out of Egypt
Jesus' Early Years
The Boy Jesus at the Temple
The Beginning of His Ministry
Jesus is Baptized in the Jordan
3:13-17; Mk 1:9-11; Lk 3:21-23
The Temptation in the Wilderness
4:1-11; Mk 1:12, 13; Lk 4:1-13
( The Eternal Word Jn
The Testimony of John
( The First Disciples Jn
( Turning Water to Wine Jn
Jesus Visits Jerusalem
The First Passover
( A House of Merchandise Jn
( Unless One is Born Again Jn
3:22, with 4:2
( He Departed Again to Galilee Mat
4:12; Mk 1:14; Lk 4:14; Jn 4:1-3).
( The Woman at the Well Jn
Jesus' Ministry in Galilee
( He Taught in Their Synagogues Mt
4:17; Mk 1:14,15; Lk 4:14,15; Jn 4:43-45).
( A Certain Nobleman Jn
( Physician, Heal Yourself! Mat
4:13-16; Lk 4:16-31).
Sea of Galilee
( Peter, Andrew, James, and John Mat
4:18-22; Mk 1:16-20; Lk 5:1-11).
( And Jesus Went About All Galilee . . Teaching Mat
4:23-25; Mk 1:35-39, Lk 4:42-44).
( A Man With an Unclean Spirit Mk
1:21-28; Lk 4:31-37).
( Simon's Wife's Mother Lay Sick Mat
8:14-17; Mk 1:29-34; Lk 4:38-41).
( Then a Leper Came to Him Mat
8:2-4; Mk 1:40-45; Lk 5:12- 16).
( They Brought to Him a Paralytic Mat
9:2-8; Mk 2:1-12; Lk 5:17-26).
9:9; Mk 2:13, 14; Lk 5:27, 28).
The Second Passover
( Healing at the Pool of Bethesda on the Sabbath Day Jn
( Healing in the Synagogue on the Sabbath Day Mat
12:9-14; Mk 3:1-6, Lk 6:6-11).
( And in His Name Gentiles Will
12:15-21; Mk 3:7-12)
( Then He Appointed Twelve Mat
10:2-4; Mk 3:13-19; Lk 6: 12-19).
The Sermon on the Mount
( A Certain Centurion's Servant Mat
8:5-13; Lk 7:1-10).
( Jesus Raises the Dead
Son at Nain Lk
( Are You the
Coming One? Mat
11:2-19; Lk 7:18-35).
( My Yoke is Easy and My Burden is Light Mat
The Woman With the Alabaster Flask
( Mary Called Magdalene Lk
( The Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit Mat
12:22-37; Mk 3: 19-30; Lk 11:14-20).
( Teacher, We Want to See a Sign From You Mat
12:38-45; Lk 11:16-36).
( Woe to You, Scribes and Pharisees,
( He Began to Say to His Disciples Lk
( Parable of the Fig Tree Lk
( Parable of the Sower Mat
13:1-23; Mk 4:1-25; Lk 8:4-18).
( Many Such Parables Mat
13:24-53; Mk 4:26-34).
Sea of Galilee
( Jesus Rebukes the Storm Mat
8:18-27; Mk 4:35-41; Lk 8:22-25).
( The Herd of Many Swine Mat
8:28-33; Mk 5:1-21; Lk 8:26-40).
( He Came Again to His Own City Mat
9:1; Mk 5:21 Lk 8:40).
( The Parable of the Wineskins Mat
9:10-17; Mk 2:15-22; Lk 5:29-39).
( Jairus' Daughter and the Woman With the Flow of Blood Mat
9:18-26; Mk 5:22-43; Lk 8:41-56).
( The Blind and the Mute Mat
( A Prophet is Not Without Honor Except in His Own Country Mat
13:53-58; Mk 6:1-6).
( He Was Moved With Compassion For Them Mat
( Sent His Disciples Out With Power and Authority Mat
10; Mk 6:6-13, Lk 9:1-6).
( John the Baptist is
14:1, 2, 6-12, Mk 6:14-16, 21-29; Lk 9:7-9).
( The Disciples Return, Feeding Five Thousand Mat
14:13-21; Mk 6:30-44; Lk 9:10-17, Jn 6:1-14).
Sea of Galilee
( They Saw Him Walking on the Sea Mat
14:22-36; Mk 6:45-56; Jn 6:15-21).
Am the Bread of Life Jn
( Do you also want to go away? Jn
( Unwashed Hands Mat
15:1-20; Mk 7:1-23).
( A Woman of Canaan Mat
15:21-28; Mk 7:24-30).
( Then Great Multitudes Came to Him Mat
15:29-31, Mk 7:31-37).
( Feeding Four Thousand Mat
15:32-39; Mk 8:1-9).
( Seeking From Him a Sign From Heaven Mat
16:1-4; Mk 8:10-12).
( The Leaven of the Pharisees and Sadducees Mat
16:4-12; Mk 8:13-21).
Heals a Blind Man at Bethsaida ( Mk
Jesus Reveals Who He is at Caesarea Philippi (. Mat
( He Must Go to Jerusalem and
Be Killed Mat
16:21-28; Mk 8:31-38; 9:1; Lk 9:21-27).
And He Was Transfigured
17:1-13; Mk 9:2-13; Lk 9:28-36).
( And Jesus Rebuked the Demon Mat
17:14-21; Mk 9:14-29; Lk 9:37-43).
( Speaks Again of His Death Mat
17:22, 23; Mk 9:30-32; Lk 9:43-45).
( Miracle of the Coin in the Fish's Mouth Mat
( Which One is the Greatest? Mat
18:1-35; Mk 9:33-50; Lk 9:46-50).
( He Who is Not Against Us is On Our Side Mk
9:38, 39; Lk 9:49, 50).
The Feast of Tabernacles
( Set His Face to Go to Jerusalem Lk
9:51-62; Jn 7:2-11).
( The Lord Appointed Seventy Others Lk
( The Ten Lepers Lk
( Teaches in the Temple at the Feast
of Tabernacles Jn
( The Parable of the Good Samaritan Lk
( The Report of the Seventy Lk
( The House of Mary and Martha Lk
( Jesus Teaches His Disciples to Pray Lk
The Feast of Dedication
( I Was Blind, Now I See Jn
( My Sheep Hear My Voice Jn
( They Picked Up Stones To Stone Him Jn
( Beyond the Jordan Jn
( Jesus Raises Lazarus from
the Dead Jn
( The Declaration of Caiaphas Jn
( The Woman Who Was Bent Over Mat
19:1, 2; Mk 10:1; Lk 13:10-35).
( Take the Lowest Seat Lk
( Count the Cost Lk
( More Parables, Prodigal Son Lk
( Exposes the Hypocrisy of the Pharisees Lk
( The Rich Man and Lazarus Lk
( Increase Our Faith Lk
( Teaches the Pharisees About the Coming of the Kingdom Lk
( The Pharisee and the Tax Collector Lk
( Marriage and Divorce Mat
19:3-12; Mk 10:2-12).
( Let the Little Children Come to Me Mat
19:13-15; Mk 10:13-16; Lk 18:15-17).
( Rich Young Ruler Mat
19:16-22; Mk 10:17-22; Lk 18:18-24).
( The Parable of the Vineyard Mat
( Again Foretelling His Death Mat
20:17-19; Mk 10:32-34; Lk 18:31-34).
( Can I Sit at Your Right Hand? Mat
20:20-28; Mk 10:35-45).
( Blind Bartimaeus Mat
20:29-34; Mk 10:46-50; Lk 18:35-43).
( Zacchaeus who
was a Chief Tax Collector Lk
( The Parable of the Minas Lk
( Mary Anoints the Feet of Jesus Jn
Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem
21:1-11; Mk 11:1-11; Lk 19:29-44; Jn 12:12-19).
( Jesus Enters the Temple Mat
21:12, Mk 11:11; Lk 19:45).
( Drives the Vendors Out of the Temple Mat
21:12, 13; Lk 19:45, 46).
( The Blind and Lame Came to Him Mat
( He Was Teaching Daily in the Temple Lk
( The Withered Fig Tree Mat
21:17-22; Mk 11:12-14, 20-22).
( The Parable of the Two Sons Mat
( The Parable of the Vinedressers Mat
21:33-46; Mk 12:1-12; Lk 20:9-19);
The Parable of the Great Supper
22:1-14; Lk 14:16-24).
( Tested By the Pharisees Mat
22:15-22; Mk 12:13-17; Lk 20:20-26).
( Tested By the Sadducees Mat
22:23-33; Mk 12:18-27; Lk 20:27-40);
( Tested By a Lawyer Mat
22:34-40; Mk 12:28-34).
( Beware of the Scribes and the Pharisees Mat
23; Mk 12:38-40; Lk 20:45-47).
( A Certain Poor Widow Mk
12:41-44; Lk 21:1-4).
( The Prophecy of Isaiah About
their Blindness Jn
( Foretells the Destruction of the Temple and Jerusalem Mat
24; Mk 13; Lk 21:5-36).
( He Saw the City and Wept Over It Mat
23:37; Lk 19:41-44).
( The Parables of the Ten Virgins and The Talents Mat
( The Sheep and the Goats Mat
( Anointed with the Flask of Spikenard Mat
26:6-13; Mk 14:3-9; Jn 12:1-8).
The Last Passover
( The Last Passover Mat
26:17-30; Mk 14:12-25; Lk 22:7-20).
( Began to Wash the Disciples' Feet Jn
( The Hand of My Betrayer is With Me Mat
26:23; Mk 14:18-21; Lk 22:21; Jn 13:18).
( What You Do . . Do Quickly Mat
26:21-25; Mk 14:18-21; Lk 22:21-23; Jn 13:21-30).
( Teaches About the Holy Spirit Jn
14; 15; 16).
( Jesus' Intercession Jn
( The Prayer in Gethsemane Mat
26:30, 36-46; Mk 14:26, 32-42; Lk 22:39-46; Jn 18:1).
( Betrayed and Taken Mat
26:47-56; Mk 14:43-54, 66-72; Lk 22:47-53; Jn 18:2-12).
( The Trial Mat
26:57, 58, 69-75; Mk 14:53, 54, 66-72; Lk 22:54-62; Jn 18:13-18, 25-27).
( Delivered to Pilate Mat
27:1, 2, 11-14; Mk 15:1-5; Lk 23:1-5; Jn 18:28-38).
( He Sent Him to Herod Lk
( Tried Before Pilate Mat
27:15-26; Mk 15:6-15; Lk 23:13-25; Jn 18:39, 40; 19:1-16).
( Mocked by the Soldiers Mat
27:27-31; Mk 15:16-20).
( Led Him Away to be Crucified Mat
27:31-34; Mk 15:20-23; Lk 23:26-32; Jn 19:16, 17).
( Crucified Mat
27:35-56; Mk 15:24-41; Lk 23:33-49; Jn 19:18-30).
( Joseph of Arimathea Mat
27:57-66; Mk 15:42-47; Lk 23:50-56; Jn 19:31-42).
( He is Risen Mat
28:2-15, Mk 16:1-11 Lk 24:1-12; Jn 20:1-18).
( Has Appeared to Simon Lk
24:34; 1Cor 15:5).
Road to Emmaus
( Appears to Two Disciples on the Road to Emmaus Mk
16:12, 13: Lk 24:13-35).
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