Luke Outline with links to commentaries by Stephen Ricker
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LUKE'S GOSPEL OUTLINE

THE INTRODUCTION (1:1-4)

THE BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD OF JESUS (1:5-2:52)

  1. The Two Old Persons, Zechariah and Elizabeth, Luke 1:5-25 GO
    1. Zechariah's Life of Faith (5-13)
    2. Great Before the Lord (14-17)
    3. God Trains Zechariah (18-25)
  2. The Birth of Jesus Foretold, Luke 1:26-56 GO
    1. You Who Are Highly Favored! (26-30)
    2. His Kingdom Will Never End (32-38)
    3. My Soul Praises the Lord (39-56)
  3. The Son of Zechariah, Luke 1:57-80 GO
    1. The Birth of John the Baptist (57-66)
    2. Zechariah's Song (67-80)
  4. A Savior Has Been Born To You, Luke 2:1-20 GO
    1. The World Needs a Savior (1-7)
    2. The Savior Jesus is the Promised Messiah (8-11)
    3. The Baby Jesus is Christ the Lord (12-20)
  5. The Hope of Simeon and Anna, Luke 2:21-38 GO
    1. Jesus' Circumcision (21-24)
    2. Simeon's Faith (25-35)
    3. Anna's Prayer (36-38)
  6. Jesus Grew in Wisdom and Stature, Luke 2:39-52 GO
    1. Return to Galilee (39-40)
    2. The Boy Jesus at the Temple (41-50)
    3. Jesus Grew in Wisdom and Stature (51-52)
  7. THE PREPARATION (3:1-4:13)

  8. John the Baptist Prepares the Way, Luke 3:1-20 GO
    1. John's Commission (1-6)
    2. John Preachings on a Baptism of Repentance (7-14)
    3. John Foretells the Christ's Coming (15-20)
  9. The Temptation of Jesus, Luke 3:21-4:13 GO
    1. Jesus the Son of God and the Son of Man (3:21-38)
    2. The Temptation of Jesus (4:1-13)
  10. JESUS' MINISTRY IN GALILEE (4:14-9:50)

  11. Jesus' Early Ministry, Luke 4:14-44 GO
    1. Jesus Taught in their Synagogues (14-19)
    2. Today This Scripture is Fulfilled (20-30)
    3. Jesus Drives Out an Evil Spirit (31-44)
  12. Jesus Calls Simon and Heals a Man with Leprosy, Luke 5:1-16 GO
    1. Put Out Into Deep Water (1-7)
    2. From Now On You Will Catch Men (8-11)
    3. Be Clean (12-16)
  13. Jesus Calls Levi, Luke 5:17-39 GO
    1. Jesus Heals a Paralytic (17-26)
    2. Follow Me (27-32)
    3. Jesus Questioned About Fasting (33-39)
  14. Jesus Chooses the Twelve, Luke 6:1-16 GO
    1. The Son Of Man Is Lord Of The Sabbath (1-5)
    2. Jesus Restores a Man's Shrivelled Hand (6-11)
    3. Jesus Chose The Twelve (12-16)
  15. Jesus Teaches on the Plain, Luke 6:17-49 GO
    1. Blessed People (17-26)
    2. Love Your Enemies (27-36)
    3. Do Not Judge Others (37-42)
    4. A Wise Man and a Foolish Man (46-49)
  16. The Life of Faith, Luke 7:1-35 GO
    1. Such Great Faith (1-10)
    2. He said, "Don't cry." (11-17)
    3. Jesus' Answers to John (18-28)
    4. Jesus and John Were Rejected (29-35)
  17. Your Faith Has Saved You, Luke 7:36-8:15 GO
    1. Jesus Welcomes a Sinful Woman (36-38)
    2. Jesus Rebukes the Pharisee (39-46)
    3. Your Sins are Forgiven (48-50)
    4. The Good News of the Kingdom of God (8:1-15)
  18. Jesus' Power, Luke 8:16-39 GO
    1. Lamps (16-18)
    2. Jesus' Mother and Brothers (19-21)
    3. Let's Go Over to the Other Side of the Lake (22-25)
    4. Jesus Saves a Man Possessed by Demons (26-39)
  19. Jesus' Healing and Sending the Twelve, Luke 8:40-9:9 GO
    1. Daughter, Your Faith Has Healed You (40-48)
    2. Just Believe (49-56)
    3. Jesus Sends Out the Twelve (1-9)
  20. Jesus is the Christ of God, Luke 9:10-36 GO
    1. You Give Them Something to Eat (10-17)
    2. The Christ of God (18-27)
    3. Jesus' Transfiguration (28-36)
  21. The First Will Be Last and the Last First, Luke 9:37-62 GO
    1. The Healing of a Boy with an Evil Spirit (37-45)
    2. Who Would Be the Greatest (46-48)
    3. Sons of Thunder, James and John (49-56)
    4. The Cost of Following Jesus (57-62)
  22. JESUS' MARCH TOWARD JERUSALEM (9:51-19:27)

  23. Jesus Sends Out the Seventy-Two, Luke 10:1-24 GO
    1. The Harvest is Plentiful (1-3)
    2. And Tell Them, "The Kingdom of God is Near" (4-16)
    3. Rejoice That Your Names are Written in Heaven (17-24)
  24. The Parable of the Good Samaritan, Luke 10:25-42 GO
    1. Do This and You Will Live (25-29)
    2. Go and Do Likewise (30-37)
    3. But Only One Thing is Needed (38-42)
  25. Jesus Teaches About Prayer, Luke 11:1-28 GO
    1. The Lord's Prayer (1-4)
    2. The Spirit of Prayer (5-13)
    3. Jesus and Beelzebub (14-28)
  26. The Light of a Lamp Shines On You, Luke 11:29-12:12 GO
    1. The Sign of Jonah (29-32)
    2. The Light (33-36)
    3. Six Woes (37-54)
    4. Warnings and Encouragements (12:1-12)
  27. The Parable of the Rich Fool, Luke 12:13-34 GO
    1. A Rich Fool (13-21)
    2. Do Not Worry (22-34)
  28. The Faithful and Wise Servant, Luke 12:35-59 GO
    1. A Faithful Servant's Readiness (35-48)
    2. Not Peace But Division (49-53)
    3. Interpreting the Times (54-59)
  29. The Narrow Door, Luke 13:1-35 GO
    1. Unless You Repent (1-9)
    2. You Hypocrite! (10-17)
    3. What is the Kingdom of God Like (18-21)
    4. The Way to Enter the Kingdom of God (22-30)
    5. Jesus' Sorrow for Jerusalem (31-35)
  30. The Great Banquet, Luke 14:1-35 GO
    1. The Great Heavenly Banquet (15-24)
    2. The Workers of the Kingdom of God (25-34)
  31. Lost, Luke 15:1-32 GO
    1. The Lost Sheep (1-17)
    2. The Lost Coin (8-10)
    3. The Lost Son (11-32)
  32. Jesus' Riches, Luke 16:1-31 GO
    1. Use Worldly Wealth to Gain Friends (1-18)
    2. The Rich Man and Lazarus (19-31)
  33. The Kingdom is Within You, Luke 17:1-37 GO
    1. Four Basic Responsibilities (1-10)
    2. Ten Lepers (11-19)
    3. The Kingdom of God (20-37)
  34. Always Pray and Not Give Up, Luke 18:1-17 GO
    1. Persistent Prayers (1-8)
    2. Humble Prayer (9-14)
    3. Like a Little Child (15-19)
  35. Jesus Gives Sight to a Blind Beggar, Luke 18:18-43 GO
    1. The Rich Young Good Guy (18-30)
    2. Jesus Again Predicts His Death (31-34)
    3. A Blind Beggar Receives His Sight (35-43)
  36. Until I Come Back, Luke 19:1-27 GO
    1. This Man, Too, Is a Son of Abraham (1-10)
    2. Put This Money to Work (11-13)
    3. Well Done, My Good Servant (14-27)
  37. JESUS' CLOSING PUBLIC MINISTRY (19:28-21:38)

  38. Jesus' Triumphal Entry, Luke 19:28-48 GO
    1. The Lord Needs It (28-34)
    2. Blessed is the King! (35-44)
    3. King Jesus Who Judges (45-48)
  39. The Parable of the Tenants, Luke 20:1-19 GO
    1. The Authority of Jesus Questioned (1-8)
    2. The Parable of the Tenants (9-19)
  40. He is The God of the Living, Luke 20:20-47 GO
    1. To Caesar What is Caesar's... To God What is God's" (20-26)
    2. "Whose Wife Will She Be?" (27-33)
    3. The God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, the God of Jacob (34-40)
    4. Whose Son Is The Christ? (41-47)
  41. Signs of the End of the Age, Luke 21:1-38 GO
    1. The Widows Offering (1-4)
    2. Watch Out that You are Not Deceived (5-19)
    3. They Will See the Son of Man Coming (20-38)
  42. THE DEATH OF JESUS (22:1-23:56)

  43. The Last Supper, Luke 22:1-38 GO
    1. Judas Agrees to Betray Jesus (1-6)
    2. The New Covenant of Blood (7-23)
    3. The Truly Great Man in the Kingdom of God (24-38)
  44. Jesus' Prayer and Arrest, Luke 22:39-62 GO
    1. Jesus Prays on the Mount of Olives (39-46)
    2. Jesus Arrested (47-53)
    3. Peter Disowns Jesus (54-62)
  45. The Son of Man's Trials, Luke 22:63-23:25 GO
    1. Jesus Before the Soldiers (22:63-65)
    2. Jesus Before Religious Leaders (22:66-71)
    3. Jesus Before the Civil Leaders (23:1-11)
    4. Jesus Before Civilians (23:12-25)
  46. Jesus Crucified, Died, and Buried, Luke 23:26-56 GO
    1. Jesus Was Crucified (23:26-51)
    2. Jesus Died (44-49)
    3. Jesus Was Buried (50-56)
  47. THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS (24:1-53)

  48. Jesus, the First to Rise From the Dead, Luke 24:1-53 GO
    1. He Has Risen (1-12)
    2. On the Road to Emmaus (13-35)
    3. Jesus Appears to the Disciples (36-49)
    4. The Ascension (50-53)

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