Bay Hills Church

Easter Holy Week Timeline

A lot can happen in 7 days. Especially the seven days that preceded Jesus' resurrection on Easter Sunday, historically referred to as Holy Week. Below, I have compiled a timeline of notable events that occurred during that week. Feel free to use this as part of your own devotional time or simply to gain a fuller understanding of the occurrences that surrounded the marquee moment of our faith. 

Palm Sunday

Triumphal Entry
(Mt 21:1-11, Mk 11:1-11, Lk 19:29-44, Jn 12:12-19)

Holy Monday

Cursing of the Fig Tree
(Mt 21:18-19, Mk 11:12-14)

Cleansing of the Temple
(Mt 21:12-17, Mk 11:15-19, Lk 19:45-48)

Busy Tuesday

Judas Strikes a Deal with the Pharisees
(Mt 26:16-14, Mark 14:10, 11, Luke 22:3-6)

Lesson of the Withered Fig Tree
(Mt 21:18-22, Mk 11:20-25)

Challenge of Jesus’ Authority
(Mt 21:23-27, Mk 11:27-33, Lk 20:1-8)

Parables of Warning
(Mt 21:28-22:14, Mk 12:1-12, Lk 20:9-19)

Debate with Jewish Leaders
(Mt 22:15-46, Mk 12:13-37, Lk 20:20-44)

Denunciation of the Scribes and Pharisees
(Mt 23:1-39, Mk 12:38-44, Lk 20:45-21:4)

Discourse on the Last Things
(Mt 24-25, Mk 13, Lk 21:5-36)

Conspiracy Wednesday

Conspiracy of the Chief Priests
(Mt 26:1-5, Mk 14:1-2, Lk 22:1-2)

Two Flashbacks: Anointing of Jesus and Plot of Judas
(Mt 26:6-16, Mk 14:3-11, Lk 22:3-6, Jn 11:45-12:8)

Maundy Thursday

The Last Supper
(Mt 26:17-35, Mk 14:12-31, Lk 22:7-38, Jn 13-17)
(Mt 26:36-46, Mk 14:32-42, Lk 22:39-46)

Betrayal and Arrest
(Mt 26:47-56, Mk 14:43-52, Lk 22:47-53, Jn 18:1-14)

Trial before the Jewish Authorities
(Mt 26:57-75, Mk 14:53-72, Lk 22:54-71, Jn 18:15-27)

Good Friday

(Mt 27:1-31, Mk 15:1-20, Lk 23:1-25, Jn 18:28-19:16)

(Mt 27:32-56, Mk 15:22-41, Lk 23:26-49, Jn 19:16-37)

(Mt 27:57-61, Mk 15:42-47, Lk 23:50-56, Jn 19:38-42)

Silent Saturday

The Tomb is Guarded
(Mt 27:62-66)

Easter Sunday

The Resurrection
(Mt 28:1-10, Mk 16:1-8, Lk 24:1-12, Jn 20:1-18)

The Report of the Watch
(Mt 28:11-15)

Emmaus Disciples
(Lk 24:13-35)

Appearance to the Ten in the Upper Room
(Lk 24:36-49, Jn 20:19-23)


Linda Vannoy-Castillo - April 3rd, 2023 at 12:43pm

Can we get this article in a format to download??? We both so enjoyed it.

Thank you for taking the time to compile this.

Lavish blessings, Linda and Jesse

Todd Miller - April 3rd, 2023 at 6:19pm

All this Biblical information is so meaty and important to my/our Spiritual understanding of exactly what Jesus did for ALL OF US, and what He and our Good Father are responsible for...

Thank you soo much for all of this Allen. I'm grateful beyond words for what you're doing for Bayhills and beyond....💞love, Todd