IV. Outline

IV. Outline

  1. Jesus: God's Good News (1:1-15)
    1. Jesus: God's Good News (1:1-3)
    2. John Prepares the Way (1:4-9a)
    3. The Advent of Jesus (1:9b-15)
      1. Jesus' baptism and temptation (1:9b-13)
      2. Jesus' proclamation of the kingdom (1:14-15)
  2. Jesus on the Side of the People (1:16-3:12)
    1. The Galilean Preaching Tour (1:16-45)
      1. The summons to discipleship (1:16-20)
      2. The authority of Jesus (1:21-34)
      3. Prayer and mission (1:35-45)
    2. Jesus and the Opposition (2:1-3:6)
      1. Authority to forgive sins (2:1-12)
      2. Jesus with tax collectors and “sinners” (2:13-17)
      3. The question of fasting (2:18-22)
      4. Authority over the Sabbath (2:23-28)
      5. Healing on the Sabbath (3:1-6)
    3. The Crowds Follow Jesus (3:7-12)
  3. Jesus' Teaching and Miracles (3:13-5:43)
    1. The Appointing of the Twelve (3:13-19)
    2. A Redefinition of Family (3:20-35)
    3. He Taught Them in Parables (4:1-34)
      1. The parable of the sower (4:1-20)
      2. Recognizing God's presence in Jesus' ministry (4:21-25)
      3. The parables of growth (4:26-32)
      4. The parables (4:33-34)
    4. The Disciples' Lack of Faith (4:35-41)
    5. Jesus and Legion (5:1-20)
    6. The Healing of a Woman and Raising of a Dead Girl (5:21-42)
  4. Jesus Encounters Blindness (6:1-8:26)
    1. Discipleship With Jesus (6:1-56)
      1. Jesus and the Twelve in ministry (6:1-13)
      2. The passion of John the Baptist (6:14-29)
      3. The feeding of the five thousand (6:30-44)
      4. Jesus walks on the water (6:45-52)
      5. The crowds come to Jesus (6:53-56)
    2. The Gentile Mission (7:1-8:26)
      1. The question of cleanliness (7:1-23)
      2. The faith of a gentile woman (7:24-30)
      3. A deaf and mute man healed (7:31-37)
      4. The feeding of the four thousand and problems of perception (8:1-21)
      5. A blind man healed (8:22-26)
  5. Jesus and His Disciples: The Way of the Cross (8:27-10:52)
    1. Peter's Confession and Rebuke (8:27-33)
    2. Disciples of the Cross (8:34-9:1)
    3. The Transfiguration of Jesus (9:2-13)
    4. The Healing of a Young Demoniac (9:14-29)
    5. Jesus' Death and the Life of the Twelve Disciples (9:30-50)
      1. The second Passion prediction (9:30-32)
      2. Giving honor to disciples (9:33-37)
      3. Who are Jesus' followers? (9:38-41)
      4. A disciple's responsibility (9:42-50)
    6. The Character of Discipleship (10:1-52)
      1. The kingdom has come: Divorce as a test case (10:1-12)
      2. Children, possessions, and entry into the kingdom (10:13-31)
      3. Jesus' passion and the way of service (10:32-45)
      4. On receiving sight and following Jesus (10:46-52)
  6. Jesus in Jerusalem (11:1-13:37)
    1. The Entry into Jerusalem (11:1-11)
    2. Jesus, the Fig Tree, and the Temple (11:12-26)
    3. Jesus and the Jewish Authorities (11:27-12:44)
      1. The question of authority (11:27-12:12)
      2. The question of taxation (12:13-17)
      3. The question of the Resurrection (12:18-27)
      4. The greatest commandment (12:28-34)
      5. The teachers of the law challenged (12:35-44)
    4. Discipleship Amidst Destruction and Persecution (13:1-37)
      1. The beginning of the end (13:1-4)
      2. Tribulation and perseverance (13:5-23)
      3. The coming of the Son of Man (13:24-37)
  7. Jesus' Suffering, Death, and Resurrection (14:1-16:8)
    1. Conspiracy and Devotion (14:1-11)
    2. The Last Supper (14:12-31)
    3. Prayer in Gethsemane (14:32-42)
    4. Betrayal and Arrest (14:43-52)
    5. Peter and Jesus on Trial (14:53-72)
    6. The Kingship of Jesus (15:1-20a)
      1. Pilate's interrogation (15:1-5)
      2. The release of Barabbas (15:6-15)
      3. Jesus' mockery (15:16-20a)
    7. The Crucifixion and Death of Jesus (15:20b-41)
      1. The Crucifixion (15:20b-32)
      2. The death of Jesus (15:33-39)
      3. Witnesses at the cross (15:40-41)
    8. The Empty Tomb (15:42-16:8)