Scripture doesn’t comment about the time of Christ in typical human terms.  The exact dates of his birth or death are not mentioned. But that’s not to say that Scripture is silent about the time of Christ. In fact, the Bible has a lot to say about the time of Christ Jesus, the Son of God.

We typically think of time in terms of minutes on a clock. Minutes accumulate into days tracked on a calendar. Days turn to months, and months to years — time trudges on. Human time is measured in clocks and calendars, but God is eternal and exists outside of time. How is the time of Christ discussed in Scripture?

How Scripture answers "What was the time of Christ?"

The time of Christ wasn’t simply a moment in time1,2,3,4,5. It was much more…

  • Christ came at the fullness of time’s measurement or chronology1 (e.g. hour/day/year).
  • Christ came at the exact right time in history2,3.
  • Christ died for the sins of all time – continuously, perpetually, and forever4,5.

The time of Christ1 was fixed by God even before time itself6,7,9. It was the perfect season2,3 when all geopolitical and cultural forces were ready for the Messiah’s mission and His kingdom8. The time of Christ4,5 was the remedy for sin for all mankind1.

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