An Outline of the Gospel of John

by
William Arnold III
WmArnold@gmail.com


I. Book of Signs (ch. 1-12)

A. Introduction (ch. 1)

1. the logos (1:1-18)

2. John the Baptist (1:19-36)

3. Jesus calls his disciples (1:37-51)

B. 1st Sign - Water into wine (2:1-11)

1. Jesus and the moneychangers (2:12-25)

2. Nicodemus and the new birth (3:1-21)

3. John affirms Jesusí ministry (3:22-36)

4. Woman at the well (4:1-42)

C. 2nd Sign - Noblemanís son healed (4:43-54)

D. 3rd Sign - Pool of Bethesda (5:1-15)

1. Jesus speaks of the Father (5:16-47)

E. 4th Sign - Jesus feeds 5,000 (6:1-15)

F. 5th Sign - Jesus walks on water (6:16-21)

1. The bread of life (6:22-71)

2. Jesus teaches at the Feast of Tabernacles (7:1-24)

3. "Is this the Christ?" (7:25-53)

4. (Woman taken in adultery) (8:1-12)

5. "Who are you?" (8:13-30)

6. My Father-your father (8:31-47)

7. ego eimi, "I am" (8:48-59)

G. 6th Sign - The man born blind healed (9:1-41)

1. The Good Shepherd (10:1-21)

2. "I and the Father are one" (10:22-42)

H. 7th Sign - Lazarus is raised (11:1-44)

1. Priests and Pharisees plot against Jesus (11:45-57)

2. Mary anoints Jesusí feet (12:1-11)

3. Jesus rides into Jerusalem (12:12-19)

4. Jesus speaks to the Greeks (12:20-50)

II. The Final Hour (13-21)

A. The Last Supper (13)

2. "One will betray me" (13:18-30)

3. "Where I go you cannot come" (13:31-38)

B. The Upper Room Discourse (14-17)

1. "Show us the Father" (14:1-14)

2. The Comforter (14:15-31)

3. The vine & the branches (15:1-8)

4. Love-hate / the Father-the world (15:9-27)

5. I am going, but will send the comforter and I will return (16:1-33)

6. Jesus prays for the disciples (17:1-26)

C. The Passion of Christ (18-19)

1. Jesusí betrayal and arrest (18:1-14)

2. Peter denies Jesus (18:15-27)

3. Jesusí trial (18:19-40)

4. Jesus is beaten (19:1-16)

5. Jesus is crucified (19:17-30)

6. Jesus is buried (19:31-42)

D. The Risen Christ (20-21)

1. The empty tomb (20:1-18)

2. Jesus appears to the disciples (20:19-31)

3. Breakfast by the sea (21:1-14)

4. "Feed my sheep" (21:15-25)


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