Chronological Table of the Apostle Paul's Life: About A.D. 36-67

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About A. D.
 36 Conversion of Saul of Tarsus (Acts 9).
 36-39
At Damascus—preaches in the synagogue—goes into
Arabia—returns to Damascus—flight from Damascus.
His first visit to Jerusalem, three years after his conversion.
Thence to Tarsus. (Acts 9:23-26; Gal. 1:18.)
 39, 40 Rest of the Jewish churches (Acts 9:31).
 40-43
Paul preaches the gospel in Syria and Cilicia (Gal. 1:21).
A period of uncertain length. During this time he probably
undergoes the chief part of the perils and sufferings
which he recounts to the Corinthians (2 Cor. 11).
He is brought from Tarsus to Antioch by Barnabas, and
stays there a year before the famine (Acts 11:26).
 44 Paul's second visit to Jerusalem, with the collection (Acts 1:11:30).
 46-49
Paul's first missionary journey with Barnabas—goes to Cyprus, Antioch in Pisidia, Iconium, Lystra, Derbe, and back through the same places to Antioch.
They remain a long time in Antioch.
Dissension and disputation about circumcision. (Acts 13;14; 15:1, 2.)
 50
Paul's third visit to Jerusalem with Barnabas, fourteen years after his conversion (Gal. 2:11Then fourteen years after I went up again to Jerusalem with Barnabas, and took Titus with me also. (Galatians 2:1)).
They attend the council at Jerusalem (Acts 15).
 51
Paul's second missionary journey, with Silas and Timothy.
 52
Paul visits Philippi, Thessalonica, Berea, Athens, Corinth.
First Epistle to the Thessalonians written.
 53
Second Epistle to the Thessalonians written.
 54
Paul's fourth visit to Jerusalem, at the feast.
Returns to Antioch.
 54-56
Paul's third missionary journey.
Epistle to the Galatians written.
 57
 58
Paul leaves Corinth—passes through Macedonia—sails from Philippi-preaches at Troas-addresses the elders at Miletus-visits Tire and Caesarea (Acts 20; 21:1.14).
 58-60
Paul's fifth visit to Jerusalem, before Pentecost. He is arrested in the temple—brought before Ananias and the Sanhedrim—sent by Lysias to Caesarea, where he is kept in bonds two years.
 60
Paul heard by Felix and Festus. He appeals unto Caesar -preaches before Agrippa, Bernice, and the men of Caesarea.
Autumn. Paul sails for Italy.
Winter. Shipwrecked at Malta (Acts 27).
 61
Spring. Arrives at Rome—dwells two years in his own hired house (Acts 28).
 62
Spring. Epistles to Philemon, Colossians, and Ephesians written.
Autumn. Epistle to the Philippians written.
 63
Spring. Paul acquitted and released.
Epistle to the Hebrews written.
 64
Visits Crete and leaves Titus there—exhorts Timothy to abide at Ephesus.
First Epistle to Timothy written.
Epistle to Titus written.
 64-67
Intends to winter at Nicopolis (Titus 3:12).
Paul arrested and sent to Rome.
Deserted and solitary—having only Luke, of his old associates, with him.
Second Epistle to Timothy written, probably not long before his death. These journeys and events are generally supposed to cover a period of about three years.
 67 Paul's martyrdom.
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