John Outline with links to commentaries by Stephen Ricker
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JOHN'S GOSPEL OUTLINE

PROLOGUE (1:1-18)

  1. The Word Became Flesh, John 1:1-18 GO
    1. Jesus, The Creator God (1-5)
    2. Jesus, The True Light (6-13)
    3. Jesus, Full of Grace and Truth (14-18)
  2. EARLY BEGINNINGS OF JESUS' MINISTRY (1:19-51)

  3. Jesus, the Lamb of God, John 1:19-51 GO
    1. The Voice in the Desert (19-28)
    2. Look, the Lamb of God! (29-34)
    3. We Have Found the Messiah (35-51)
  4. JESUS' PUBLIC MINISTRY (2:1-11:57)

  5. Jesus' First Miraculous Sign, John 2:1-25 GO
    1. Jesus Changes Water to Wine (1-11)
    2. Jesus Clears the Temple (12-22)
  6. Unless a Man is Born Again, John 3:1-21 GO
    1. A Man Nicodemus (1-2)
    2. He Needed to See the Kingdom of God (3-9)
    3. The Way to the Kingdom of God (10-21)
  7. Jesus Talks with a Samaritan Women, John 4:1-38 GO
    1. "Will You give me a Drink?" (1-15)
    2. Go, Call your Husband (16-26)
    3. Look at the Fields (27-38)
  8. Jesus Heals an Invalid Man, John 5:1-47 GO
    1. "Do you Want to Get Well?" (1-7)
    2. "Get up! Pick up you Mat and Walk!" (8-9a)
    3. "Stop sinning, or..." (9b-15)
    4. The Son Gives Life (16-47)
  9. Jesus Feeds the Five Thousand, John 6:1-24 GO
    1. "Where Shall we buy Bread?" (1-9)
    2. "Have the People sit Down." (10)
    3. Jesus then Took the Loaves (11-15)
    4. Jesus Walks on the Water (16-24)
  10. Jesus, the Bread of Life, John 6:25-71 GO
    1. "Do Not Work for Food that Spoils" (25-34)
    2. I am the Bread of Life (35-59)
    3. "To Whom Shall we Go?" (60-71)
  11. Jesus, the Streams of Living Water, John 7:1-44 GO
    1. My Time has not yet Come (1-10)
    2. My Teaching is from God (11-24)
    3. Is Jesus The Christ (25-36)
    4. Is Jesus the Christ? (37-44)
  12. Jesus, the Light of the World, John 7:53-8:30 GO
    1. Jesus Saves a Condemned Woman (8:1-11)
    2. "I am the Light of the World" (12-30)
  13. The True Children of Abraham, John 8:31-59 GO
    1. The Children of Abraham (31-41)
    2. The Children of the Devil (42-47)
    3. Jesus' Claims about Himself (48-59)
  14. Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind, John 9:1-41 GO
    1. "To Display the Work of God" (1-5)
    2. Jesus commands, "Go..." (6-7)
    3. The Man's Assurance in the Son's Grace (8-41)
  15. Jesus, the Good Shepherd, John 10:1-21 GO
    1. The Shepherd of the Sheep (1-10)
    2. "I am the Good Shepherd" (11-21)
  16. No One Can Snatch Them Out of My Father's Hand, John 10:22-42 GO
    1. They Shall Never Perish (22-30)
    2. Unless I do What My Father Does (31-39)
    3. Many Believed in Jesus (40-42)
  17. Jesus, the Resurrection and Life, John 11:1-44; 45-57 GO
    1. Jesus' Heart's Desire to Plant Faith in His People (1-16)
    2. "I am the Resurrection" (17-37)
    3. "You Would See the Glory of God" (38-44)
    4. The Beautiful Work of Faith (45-57)
  18. THE PASSION WEEK (12:1-19:42)

  19. "Your King is Coming", Luke 8:16-39 GO
    1. Jesus was Anointed by Mary at Bethany (1-11)
    2. The King's Entry Into Jerusalem on a Colt" (12-19)
  20. Jesus, A Kernel of Wheat, John 12:20-50 GO
    1. "...A Kernel of Wheat..." (20-36)
    2. Many Even Among the Leaders Believed in Him (37-50)
  21. Jesus Teaches a New Command, John 13:1-38 GO
    1. Jesus Loved Them to the End (1)
    2. Jesus Showed an Example of How to Love Others (2-17)
    3. Jesus Loved Judas the Betrayer to the End (18-30)
    4. Jesus Loved Peter in Spite of His Denial (31-38)
  22. Jesus; the Way, the Truth, & the Life, John 14:1-31 GO
    1. "In my Father's house..." (1-4)
    2. "I am the Way" (5-14)
    3. Jesus Promises the Holy Spirit (15-31)
  23. Jesus, the True Vine, John 15:1-27 GO
    1. "I am the Vine; You are the Branches" (1-8)
    2. "Now Remain in my Love" (9-17)
    3. "If the World Hates You" (18-27)
  24. Jesus Teaches the Work of the Holy Spirit, John 16:1-33 GO
    1. "But When He, the Spirit of Truth, Comes" (1-15)
    2. "After a Little While you will See Me" (16-33)
  25. Jesus' High Priestly Prayer, John 17:1-26 GO
    1. Jesus' High Priestly Prayer (1-5)
    2. Jesus Prays for His Disciples (6-19)
    3. Jesus Prays for All Believers (20-26)
  26. Jesus Drinks the Cup of Sorrow, John 18:1-19:16a GO
    1. Jesus Was Arrested (18:1-11)
    2. Jesus Was Tried (12-40)
    3. Jesus Was Arrested to be Crucified (19:1-16a)
  27. Jesus Was Crucified, John 19:1-42 GO
    1. They Crucified Him (16-27)
    2. The Death of Jesus (28-37)
    3. The Burial of Jesus (38-42)
  28. JESUS' RESURRECTION (20:1-21:25)

  29. I Am Returning To My Father, John 20:1-18 GO
    1. The Empty Tomb (1-9)
    2. Jesus Appears to Mary Magdalene (10-18)
  30. The Risen Jesus Appears to His Disciples Again, John 21:1-25 GO
    1. Come and Have Breakfast (1-14)
    2. Feed My Sheep (15-25)

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