Galatians Study


Time line





Acts Gal. Approx.
Year* AD
Events Notes
9:1-22

35 (40)
Paul's conversion

The first number is the earliest possible date and those  in brackets the latest possible date

1:17

Went to Arabia and returns to Damascus

9:23-25


Escapes Damascus in a basket
II Cor 11:32-33.(Arretas IV - 9BC-40AD)
9:26- 28 1:18-20. 38(43)
Paul visits Jerusalem

9:29-30
1:21

Paul returns to Tarsus
10-11:18


Peter's vision and the conversion of Cornelius.

11:25:26


Barnabas collects Paul from Tarsus and takes him to Antioch

11:27-30
2:1
49(44)
Agabus's prophecy of famine; relief sent to Jerusalem by Paul and Barnabas.


2:2-10

Paul receives the right hand of fellowship

12:25-13:1


Return to Antioch from Jerusalem


2:11-21?

Most likely it is  at this time Peter comes to Antioch and is rebuked by Paul; if not at this time then certainly between Acts. 14 & 15.
The events of Gal.2 must have taken place before Acts 15 since at the conference Peter speaks against imposing burdens on the Gentiles.
13-14

50(55)
Paul's first journey
 
15:1


Judaisers come  from Judea.

15

51(56)
The apostolic conference, at Jerusalem, to  consider the matter of circumcision.


* Based on the 'Newberry Bible'  and the time  periods in Acts, Gal. 2  & II Cor 11:3-33