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1:1-4 Purpose Statement
1:5-2:52 Preparation
  • 1:5-25 Prophecy of John's Birth
  • 1:26-38 Angel's Announcement to Mary
  • 1:39-45 Mary Visits Elizabeth
  • 1:46-56 Mary's Response Song
  • 1:57-66 John's Birth
  • 1:67-80 Zechariah's Response of Praise
  • 2:1-7 Birth of Jesus the Descendant of David
  • 2:8-20 Jesus is Proclaimed as Christ the Lord
  • 2:21-24 Jesus' Purification Rites at the Temple
  • 2:25-35 Recognition by Simeon
  • 2:36-38 Recognition by Anna
  • 2:39-40 Return to Nazareth
  • 2:41-52 Jesus Comes of Age in the Torah
3:1-9:50 Ministry in Galilee
3:1-4:13 Introduction of Jesus' Ministry
  • 3:1-20 John the Baptist Prepares
  • 3:21-22 Jesus' Baptism
  • 3:23-38 Genealogy of Jesus
  • 4:1-13 Temptation of Jesus
4:14-44 Proclamation, Reception & Demonstration of Kingdom Salvation
  • 4:14-21 Jesus Proclaims the Kingdom Fulfillment in Himself
  • 4:22-30 Jesus is Rejected at Nazareth
  • 4:31-37 Jesus Drives Out an Evil Spirit
  • 4:38-44 Jesus Heals Many
5:1-11 The First Disciples
  • 5:1-11 The First Disciples
5:12-6:11 Jesus and the Old Covenant
  • 5:12-16 A Man With Leprosy
  • 5:17-26 Healing of a Paralytic/Mixed Reaction
  • 5:27-32 Jesus Demonstrates Seeking Sinners
  • 5:33-39 Fasting and Old/New Ways
  • 6:1-11 Jesus Relativizes the Sabbath
6:12-16 The Twelve
6:17-8:18 Jesus Demonstrates & Teaches the Kingdom
  • 6:17-26 Blessings and Woes
  • 6:27-36 Love Your Enemies
  • 6:37-42 Against Hypocritical Judgment
  • 6:43-45 Tree and Fruit
  • 6:46-49 Wise and Foolish Builders
  • 7:1-10 A Centurion's Servant is Healed
  • 7:11-17 A Widow's Son is Raised
  • 7:18-23 John and Jesus
  • 7:24-30 Jesus Teaches about John the Baptist
  • 7:31-35 Jesus Confronts the Pharisees
  • 7:36-38 Jesus is Anointed by a Sinful Woman
  • 7:39-50 A Pharisee Take Offense as Jesus' Welcome of Sinners
  • 8:1-8 Parable of the Sower Told
  • 8:9-10 The Disciples Ask the Meaning
  • 8:11-15 The Parable of the Sower is Explained
  • 8:16-18 A Lamp on a Stand
8:19-21 Jesus' Mother and Brothers
  • 8:19-21 Jesus' Mother and Brothers
8:22-56 Jesus Demonstrates His Lordly Power
  • 8:22-25 Jesus Calms the Storm
  • 8:26-33 Jesus Heals the Gerasene Demoniac
  • 8:34-37 The Gerasene People Reject Jesus Because of Fear
  • 8:38-39 The Gerasene Former Demoniac Testifies
  • 8:40-42 Jairus Asks Jesus to Heal His Daughter
  • 8:43-48 The Sick Woman is Healed
  • 8:49-56 Jairus' Daughter is Healed
9:1-6 Jesus sends out the Twelve
  • 9:1-6 Jesus Sends out the Twelve
9:7-50 Jesus Reveals that He is the Messiah
9:51-19:27 Road to Jerusalem
9:51-10:42 The Mission of Jesus is Demonstrated and Explained
  • 9:51-56 Jesus Starts to Jerusalem Through Samaria
  • 9:57-62 Jesus Relativizes Other Loyalties
  • 10:1-16 Jesus Sends Out 72
  • 10:17-24 The 72 Return and Debrief
  • 10:25-37 The Good Samaritan
  • 10:38-42 Mary and Martha
11:1-14:24 The Kingdom is Contrasted with Other Kingdoms
  • 11:1-4 Jesus Teaches the Lord's Prayer
  • 11:5-13 Jesus Teaches About Prayer
  • 11:14-28 Jesus Clarifies the He is Working Against Demons
  • 11:29-32 Jesus Judges a Generation that Seeks Signs
  • 11:33-36 The Lamp of the Body
  • 11:37-54 Jesus Pronounces Woe on Legalistic Generation
  • 12:1-3 Warning Against the Yeast of the Pharisees
  • 12:4-7 Don't Fear People, Fear God
  • 12:8-12 Warning to Acknowledge, Not Deny Jesus
  • 12:13-21 Parable of the Rich Fool
  • 12:22-34 Do Not Worry
  • 12:35-40 Parable of the Watchful Servant
  • 12:41-48 Explanation of the Parable of the Watchful Servant
  • 12:49-53 Division, Not Peace
  • 12:54-59 Judging the Times
  • 13:1-9 Repent or Perish
  • 13:10-17 Controversy Over Sabbath Healing
  • 13:18-21 Parables of Mustard Seed and Yeast
  • 13:22-30 The Narrow Door
  • 13:31-35 Jesus Mourns Over Jerusalem
  • 14:1-6 Controversy Over Sabbath Healing
  • 14:7-14 Honor and Humility
  • 14:15-24 Parable of the Great Banquet
14:25-19:27 The High Cost and Priority of the Kingdom
  • 14:25-35 The High Cost of the Kingdom
  • 15:1-7 Lost Sheep
  • 15:8-10 Lost Coin
  • 15:11-24 Lost Son
  • 15:25-32 Application of the Parable of the Lost Son
  • 16:1-9 The Shrewd Manager
  • 16:10-15 Application of the Parable of the Shrewd Manager
  • 16:16-18 The High Priority of the Kingdom
  • 16:19-31 The Rich Man and Lazarus
  • 17:1-10 The High Priority of the Kingdom
  • 17:11-19 Ten Lepers are Healed, One Shows Gratitude
  • 17:20-37 How the Kingdom Will Come
  • 18:1-8 Parable of the Persistent Widow
  • 18:9-14 Parable of the Pharisee and Tax Collector
  • 18:15-17 Little Children and Jesus
  • 18:18-30 The Rich Young Ruler
  • 18:31-34 Jesus Predicts His Death
  • 18:35-43 The Blind Beggar is Healed
  • 19:1-10 Jesus and Zacchaeus
  • 19:11-27 Parable of the Ten Minas
19:28-23:56 Passion Week
19:28-48 Triumphal Entry
  • 19:28-38 Jesus Enters Jerusalem
  • 19:39-44 Reaction to the Triumphal Entry
  • 19:45-48 Cleansing the Temple
20:1-21:4 Controversy in the Temple
  • 20:1-8 Pharisees Challenge Jesus on Authority & Are Challenged
  • 20:9-16 Parable of the Tenants
  • 20:16-19 Application of the Parable of the Tenants
  • 20:20-26 Pharisees Try to Trap Jesus on Taxes
  • 20:27-39 Sadducees Try to Trap Jesus on Resurrection
  • 20:41-44 Jesus Traps Them on the Identity of David's Son
  • 20:45-47 Jesus Warns About Teachers of the Law
  • 21:1-4 The Widow's Offering
21:5-38 Olivet Discourse
  • 21:5-9 Questions of the Temple's Destruction & the End
  • 21:10-19 Jesus Counsels Faithfulness in Persecution
  • 21:20-28 Signs of the End
  • 21:29-33 Parable of the Fig Tree
  • 21:34-38 Application - Watch and Be Faithful
22:1-46 Preparation for the Passion
  • 22:1-6 Judas Plans to Betray Jesus
  • 22:7-13 Preparations for Passover
  • 22:14-23 The Last Supper
  • 22:24-30 Argument Over Who is the Greatest
  • 22:31-34 Jesus Predicts Peter's Denial
  • 22:35-38 Promise of Provision
  • 22:39-46 Jesus Prays on the Mount of Olives
22:47-23:25 Arrest and Trial of Jesus
  • 22:47-53 Jesus is Arrested
  • 22:54-62 Peter Denies Jesus
  • 22:63-65 Soldiers Mock Jesus
  • 22:66-71 Trial Before the Sanhedrin
  • 23:1-5 Trial Before Pilate
  • 23:6-12 Trial Before Herod
  • 23:13-25 Pilate Reluctantly Pronounces Sentence
23:26-56 Crucifixion, Death and Burial
  • 23:26-32 Jesus is Led Out to be Crucified
  • 23:33-38 Jesus is Crucified and Mocked
  • 23:39-43 One Criminal Mocks, One Criminal is Promised Paradise
  • 23:44-46 Death of Jesus
  • 23:47-49 The Response of Witnesses
  • 23:50-56 Jesus is Buried
24:1-53 Resurrection and Preparation for Sending the Disciples
  • 24:1-8 An Angel Announces the Resurrection to Women
  • 24:9-12 The Women Report the Resurrection, Peter Investigates
  • 24:13-24 Jesus Meets Disciples on the Road to Emmaus
  • 24:25-35 Jesus Reveals Himself Through the Scriptures
  • 24:36-43 Jesus Appears to the Disciples
  • 24:44-49 Jesus Reveals the Scripture and Commissions Them
  • 24:50-53 Jesus Ascends to Heaven