He was obedient to God to the point of death, even on a cross. Why did Jesus wait 30 years to start his ministry ? People had to consider Jesus as a fully mature adult to become a teacher. Although He was divine, Jesus ‘ physical body need to grow in maturity, as well as His mental [physical] capacity.
The tone of the passage leading to the question “Is not this the carpenter?” suggests familiarity with Jesus in the area, reinforcing that he had been generally seen as a carpenter in the gospel account before the start of his ministry .
According to the Bible, how long did Jesus ‘ ministry last? Jesus ‘ ministry lasted exactly 1260 days, from his baptism until his death.
It is the first of the Five Discourses of Matthew and takes place relatively early in the Ministry of Jesus after he has been baptized by John the Baptist, finished his fasting and spiritual retreat in the desert, and begun to preach in Galilee.
According to this text, which Notovitch had translated into French, Jesus had spent his missing years – the years between his childhood and the beginning of his ministry – studying Buddhism in India. At the age of about 30 , he’ d returned to the Middle East and the life that is familiar to us from the New Testament.
Jesus at the age of twelve accompanies Mary and Joseph, and a large group of their relatives and friends to Jerusalem on pilgrimage, “according to the custom” – that is, Passover. On the day of their return, Jesus “lingered” in the Temple, but Mary and Joseph thought that he was among their group.
It is to them that the Good News comes, they are the protagonists of God’s liberation and compassion , and they are those who allow themselves to be loved, those who experience joy; the joy of knowing and feeling welcomed by the heavenly Father.
Jesus proclaimed the Kingdom of God . The casting out of demons which were the cause of diseases demonstrated that the power of Satan, who ruled “this world”, was coming to an end and that God’s promises were beginning to be fulfilled. (See Luke 11:14-20.) Jesus did not seek armed insurrection.
According to the New Testament, “God raised him from the dead”, he ascended to heaven, to the “right hand of God”, and will return again to fulfill the rest of Messianic prophecy such as the resurrection of the dead, the Last Judgment and establishment of the Kingdom of God.
During the life and ministry of Jesus in the 1st century AD, the apostles were his closest followers and became the primary teachers of the gospel message of Jesus .
The New Testament narrative of the life of Jesus refers to a number of locations in the Holy Land and a Flight into Egypt. In these accounts the principal locations for the ministry of Jesus were Galilee and Judea, with activities also taking place in surrounding areas such as Perea and Samaria.
Most scholars reckon Jesus was crucified between 30 and 33AD, so 1985-8 years ago. Seeing as we can assume Jesus was about 30 when he was baptised and began his ministry, we know he was over 30 when he was crucified.
Jesus’s Teachings Love God. Love your neighbor as yourself. Forgive others who have wronged you. Love your enemies. Ask God for forgiveness of your sins. Jesus is the Messiah and was given the authority to forgive others. Repentance of sins is essential. Don’t be hypocritical.
So we know from this that Jesus was 7 + 33 = 40 days old at the time of this ceremony.
Following the arrest of Jesus, Peter denied knowing him three times, but after the third denial, heard the rooster crow and recalled the prediction as Jesus turned to look at him. Peter then began to cry bitterly. This final incident is known as the Repentance of Peter .