This is the page for all my resources and documents for the Gospel of John. The first section contains documents that survey the entire book. The next section is broken down by each passage. Click the label of any passage to expand for access to documents and information about each individual passage. In each section, you can also click to see a detailed, annotated outline of each section. Feel free to use and distribute any information you find helpful as long as you give credit where appropriate.
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Individual Passages
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1:1-18 Prologue
1:19-12:50 Public Ministry
1:19-51 From John to Jesus
2:1-4:54 The Cana Cycle of Signs
5:1-10:42 The Feast Cycle of Signs
5:1-47 Healing of the Lame Man and Sabbath Controversy
  • 5:1-9 Healing the Man at the Pool
  • 5:9-18 Controversy over the Sabbath
  • 5:19-30 Jesus and the Father
  • 5:31-40 The Witnesses to Jesus
  • 5:41-47 Glory and Accusation
6:1-71 Bread of Life and Words of Life
  • 6:1-15 Jesus Feeds the 5000
  • 6:16-21 Jesus Walks on Water
  • 6:22-59 Bread of Life Discourse
  • 6:60-71 Separating the True Disciples from the Crowd
7:1-8:59 Jesus and the Feast of Tabernacles
  • 7:1-9 Will Jesus go to the Feast?
  • 7:10-11 Jesus Goes to the Feast
  • 7:12-13 Questions of Jesus' Identity
  • 7:14-24 Jesus Teaches and Challenges Opponents
  • 7:25-29 Questions of Jesus' Identity
  • 7:30-32 Attempt to Arrest Jesus
  • 7:33-36 Seek and Not Find
  • 7:37-39 Jesus Promises Living Water
  • 7:40-44 Questions of Jesus' Identity
  • 7:45-52 Rejection by the Jewish Leaders
  • 8:12-20 Testimony About Jesus
  • 8:21-30 Jesus Challenges His Opponents' Unbelief
  • 8:31-47 Question: Who is Whose Father?
  • 8:48-59 Jesus Testifies about Himself
9:1-10:21 Healing of the Blind Man and Sabbath Controversy
  • 9:1-12 Healing of the Blind Man
  • 9:13-34 The Investigation of the Miracle
  • 9:35-41 True Sight vs. True Blindness
  • 10:1-6 The True Shepherd vs. False Shepherds
  • 10 7-10 Jesus is the Entrance
  • 10:11-18 Jesus is the Good Shepherd
  • 10:19-21 Questions about Jesus' Identity
10:22-42 Jesus' Identity Stated and Rejected by the Jews
  • 10:22-30 Jesus' Identity Clarified
  • 10:31-39 Jesus is the Son of God
  • 10:40-42 The Culmination of John's Witness
11:1-12:36 The Climactic Sign and Preparation for the Fulfillment
11:1-54 The Climactic Sign: Raising of Lazarus
  • 11:1-16 Lazarus is Sick, Jesus Lets Him Die
  • 11:17-27 Jesus is the Resurrection/Martha's Confession
  • 11:28-37 Jesus' Comfort and Compassion
  • 11:38-44 Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead
  • 11:45-54 The Plot to Kill Jesus
11:55-12:36 Jesus is Moving Toward the Passover
  • 11:55-57 Passover Crowds Looking for Jesus
  • 12:1-8 Jesus Anointed for Burial at Bethany
  • 12:9-11 The Plot to Kill Jesus and Lazarus
  • 12:12-19 The Triumphal Entry
  • 12:20-26 Jesus' Death = Jesus' Glorification
  • 12:27-33 The Testimony of the Father
  • 12:34-36 Questions about Jesus' Identity
12:37-50 Conclusion: Rejection by the Jews
  • 12:37-43 Final Rejection by the Jews and Its Reason
  • 12:44-50 Jesus Came to Reveal the Father
13:1-17:26 Private Ministry
13:1-30 Introduction
  • 13:1-3 Jesus Knew that His Time of Glory Had Arrived
  • 13:4-11 Jesus Washes the Disciples' Feet
  • 13:12-17 Jesus Teaches About Servanthood
  • 13:18-20 Jesus Knew All Along Who is His
  • 13:21-26 Jesus Predicts His Betrayal
  • 13:27-30 Jesus Sends Judas Away
13:31-16:33 Upper Room Discourse
17:1-26 Jesus' Prayer
  • 17:1-5 Prayer: Concerning Personal Relationship with the Father
  • 17:6-19 Prayer: Concerning the First Disciples
  • 17:20-26 Prayer: Concerning all Future Disciples
18:1-20:31 Passion Ministry
18:1-11 Arrest
18:12-27 The Jewish Trial and Peter's Denial
  • 18:12-14 Jesus is taken to Annas
  • 18:15-18 Peter's First Denial
  • 18:19-24 The High Priest Sits in Judgment of Jesus
  • 18:25-27 Peter's Second and Third Denials
18:28-19:15 The Roman Trial
  • 18:28-32 Jewish Accusation before Pilate
  • 18:33-38a First Private Interview with Pilate
  • 18:38b-40 First Public Rejection by the Jews
  • 19:1-3 Jesus' Flogging
  • 19:4-7 Second Public Rejection by the Jews
  • 19:8-11 Second Private Interview with Pilate
  • 19:12-15 Fourth & Final Public Rejections & Verdict
19:16-42 Death and Burial
  • 19:16-22 The Crucifixion
  • 19:23-24 The Fulfilled Scripture
  • 19:25-27 The Provision for His Mother
  • 19:28-37 The Death of Jesus, Fulfilling Scripture
  • 19:38-42 The Burial of Jesus
20:1-29 The Resurrection and Appearances
  • 20:1-10 Resurrection Report: Mary, Peter, and John
  • 20:11-18 Resurrection Appearance to Mary
  • 20:19-23 Resurrection Appearance to the Disciples
  • 20:24-29 Resurrection Appearance to Thomas
20:30-31 Purpose Statement
  • 20:30-31 Purpose of the Book
21:1-25 Epilogue
  • 21:1-14 Jesus Reveals Himself in the Miraculous Catch
  • 21:15-19 Jesus Recommissions Peter
  • 21:20-23 Peter and John
  • 21:24-25 Postscript: Verifying Testimony & Unfinished Witness