The Life of Jesus: Bible Study
The young Jesus
The angel Gabriel at the Annunciation Baby Jesus in swaddling clothes Angels announce the birth of Jesus Three wise men on camels Joseph and the donkey on the way to Egypt Joseph of Nazareth Jesus, Mary and Joseph at the Temple of Jerusalem
of Jesus
The Angel
and Mary
Birth of
& angels
Wise Men
the Magi
Flight to
Joseph of Nazareth The
Lost Boy
  Teaching, miracles, parables  
Jesus and the Holy Spirit Face of the devil tempting Jesus

Peter, apostle of Jesus of Nazareth

Loaves and fishes  Jesus rejected at Nazareth by the townspeople  Bride at a Middle Eastern wedding Young people and Jesus  
 Baptism Temptation  Peter
1st disciple
Rejection Wedding
at Cana
 Jesus & children  10 Popular
 Good Samaritan, outstretched hand Pilae of gold coins: parable of the foolish rich man The Prodigal Son    The daughter of Jairus  Loaves of bread, parable of the loaves and fishes  Transfiguration: light coming from a cloud
Parable of
the Seeds
The Good
Rich Fool
& fishes
  Trial, death, resurrection 
 Entry into Jerusalem by Jesus Christ: palm leaves  Ancient coin with image of the Temple in Jerusalem  The Judas kiss: Jesus betrayed by Judas  Jesus and disciples at the Last Supper  Jesus in the Garden of Olives at Gethsemane  Annas questions Jesus after he is arrested  The trial of Jesus by the High Priest Caiaphas  Peter denies he ever knew the man called Jesus of Nazareth
 Entry into
The Money
by Judas
The Last
of Olives
& Jesus
the Trial
 Jesus appears before Pontius Pilate and Herod Antipas  Jesus is scourged and mocked by the soldiers SPQR,sign of the authority of the Senate and People of Rome A woman of Jerusalem grieves for Jesus on the Way of the Cross or Via Dolorosa Jesus is crucified Jesus hangs on the cross Jesus dies, nailed to the cross The dead body of Jesus is buried by his disciples
Herod &
 Scourging  Death
 Way of
the Cross
 Crucifixion Jesus on
the cross
 Jesus dies Burial
of Jesus
 Jesus rises from the dead: the Resurrection  The risen Jesus appears to Mary Magdalene  Peter and John run to the tomb where Jesus was buried  Doubting Thomas puts his fingers into the wound in Jesus' side Jesus appears to disciples at Emmaus  


Risen!  Magdalene  Peter
& John
Life in the time of Jesus
Dandelion with violets Women in Nazareth Smiling boy An onion: food in ancient Nazareth Mosaic floor at Sepphoris near Nazareth Nazareth, the village, a reconstruction Scroll of the gospels
Maps for
Jesus's life
About Nazareth Women in Nazareth Nazareth
 Food in
Ancient Buildings Nazareth houses Nazareth in the gospels
Time-line of the Christian era  Choir singing Woodcut of Mary and baby Jesus          
 Time-lines Favorite
Traditional Christmas carols          

Paintings from the Book of Hours
Mary receives the annunciation from the angel Gabriel Mary's visit to her cousin Elizabeth Mary, Jesus, the ox and the donkey Shepherds hear the angels sing of the birth of Jesus One of the three wise men takes off his crown to Jesus Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, Duc de Berry Book of Hours Massacre of the Innocents by King Herod Angel points the way to Egypt
Gabriel Mary & Elizabeth Nativity Shepherds Wise Men Presented in the Temple Massacre Flight to Egypt
John the Baptist in the wilderness Baptism_joh John the Baptist's head on a platter Salome watches the execution of John the Baptist Agony_garden Peter_garden Christ before the High Priest Caiaphas Jesus mocked and spat on by the Roman soldiers
John Baptist Baptism of Jesus John executedn Salome & John Agony in the Garden Judas betrays Jesus Jesus & Caiaphas Jesus mocked
Jesus scourged by the soldiers, Duc de Berry Book of Hours Jesus judged by Pilate Jesus or Barabbas, the choice Pontius Pilate washes his hands The road to Calvary Christ nailed to the cross, Duc de Berry Book of Hours Christ on the cross, given vinegar to drink Jesus'  side is pierced with a spear


Jesus & Pilate Barabbas or Jesus? Pilate washes his hands Road to Calvary Nailed to the cross Jesus mocked Pierced with a spear
Christ on the cross, with the two thieves Descent from the Cross, Duc de Berry Book of Hours Deposition of the body of Christ Lamentation over the dead body of Jesus Jesus placed in his tomb Soldiers sleep at the tomb of Jesus    
Christ dies Descent Deposition Lament Jesus in his tomb Soldiers sleep    

Famous Paintings of Jesus Christ

Head of Christ, Richard Hook

Angel Gabriel at the Annunciation, Fra Angelico Birth of Jesus, Conrad von Soest Joseph and Jesus: family Jesus comforts Mary sister of Martha and Lazarus Russian icon of the Madonna Jesus Christ and the children Palm leaves on Jesus' entry into Jerusalem
Jesus Christ Annunciation Jesus' birth Jesus' family

Martha, Mary 

Magdalene Jesus &
Jesus cleansing the Temple of the merchants Jesus at the Last Supper Peter sleeps during Jesus' agony in the garden Judas betrays Jesus, Peter cuts off the ear of a servant Pontius Pilate at the trial of Jesus Jesus is whipped and crowned with thorns Jesus crucified on the cross Mary weeps as Jesus is taken from the cross

the Temple

Last Supper Gethsemane


Pilate's trial The Passion


Jesus is placed in his tomb: the face of his mother Mary The Risen Christ Mary as portrayed in 'The Passion of the Christ' Christ Risen, statue by Michelangelo        
Jesus' burial


images of
Jesus & Mary
Christ Risen        


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