IV. Outline

IV. Outline

  1. Prologue (1:1-18)
  2. Public Ministry (1:19-12:50)
    1. John's First Testimony (1:19-34)
    2. Jesus' First Disciples (1:35-51)
    3. Water Changed Into Wine (2:1-12)
    4. Clearing of the Temple (2:13-25)
    5. Interview With Nicodemus (3:1-21)
    6. John's Second Testimony (3:22-36)
    7. Stopover in Samaria (4:1-42)
      1. Visit with the woman at the well (4:1-26)
      2. Reaction of the disciples (4:27-38)
      3. Response of the villagers (4:39-42
    8. Healing of an Official's Son (4:43-54)
    9. Events in Jerusalem at a Jewish Feast (5:1-47)
      1. Sabbath healing at the Pool of Bethesda (5:1-15)
      2. Controversy with the Jews (5:16-30)
      3. Various testimonies about Jesus (5:31-47)
    10. Feeding of the Multitude and What Followed (6:1-71)
      1. Feeding (6:1-15)
      2. Jesus' walk on the lake (6:16-24)
      3. Teaching about the Bread of Life (6:25-59)
      4. Desertion by many disciples (6:60-71)
    11. Feast of Tabernacles (7:1-8:59)
      1. Jesus' journey to the feast (7:1-13)
      2. Jesus' teaching and the reaction of the crowd (7:14-44)
      3. Unbelief of the Jewish leaders (7:45-52)
      4. Woman accused of adultery (7:53-8:11)
      5. Validity of Jesus' testimony about himself (8:12-30)
      6. Parentage of the Jews (8:31-47)
      7. Jesus' response to the charge of being a Samaritan (8:48-59)
    12. Healing of a Man Born Blind (9:1-41)
      1. Healing (9:1-12)
      2. Investigation by the Pharisees (9:13-34)
      3. Spiritual sight (9:35-41)
    13. Discourse on the Good Shepherd (10:1-21)
    14. Unbelief at the Feast of Dedication (10:22-39)
    15. Ministry on the Other Side of the Jordan (10:40-42)
    16. Resurrection of Lazarus (11:1-57)
      1. Death of Lazarus (11:1-16)
      2. Jesus' meeting with Martha and Mary (11:17-37)
      3. Resurrection (11:38-44)
      4. Reactions to the miracle (11:45-54)
    17. Final Week (11:55-12:50)
      1. Anointing at Bethany (11:55-12:11)
      2. Triumphal entry (12:12-19)
      3. Prediction of approaching death (12:20-36)
      4. Unbelief and belief (12:37-50)
  3. Ministry to the Disciples (13:1-17:26)
    1. Foot Washing (13:1-17)
    2. Jesus' Prediction of Betrayal (13:18-30)
    3. Jesus' Prediction of Denial (13:31-38)
    4. Farewell Discourses (14:1-17:26)
      1. Jesus, the Way to the Father (14:1-14)
      2. Loving Jesus and its result (14:15-31)
      3. Allegory of the vine (15:1-17)
      4. World's hatred of Jesus' disciples (15:18-16:4)
      5. Work of the Counselor (16:5-15)
      6. Joy that cancels grief (16:16-33)
      7. Jesus' prayer (17:1-26)
  4. Passion and Resurrection (18:1-20:29)
    1. Arrest and Trial (18:1-19:16)
      1. Arrest (18:1-11)
      2. Rejection and denial (18:12-27)
      3. Trial before Pilate (18:28-40)
      4. Flogging and sentence (19:1-16)
    2. Execution and Burial (19:17-42)
    3. Resurrection Sunday (20:1-29)
      1. Empty tomb (20:1-9)
      2. Appearance to Mary Magdalene (20:10-18)
      3. Appearances to the disciples (20:19-29)
  5. Purpose Statement (20:30-31)
  6. Epilogue (21:1-25)
    1. Catch of Fish (21:1-14)
    2. Jesus' Conversation With Peter (21:15-23)
    3. Authorship and Omissions (21:24-25)