Matthew

Detailed outline of the Book of Matthew – Jesus birth, ministry, passion week, and resurrection

The Birth and Early Years of Jesus (chs. 1–2) His Genealogy (1:1–17) His Birth (1:18—2:12) Jesus discovers Mary is with child King Herod sends Maji to visit baby Jesus in Bethlehem His Sojourn in Egypt (2:13–23) The Beginnings of Jesus’ Ministry (3:1—4:11) Jesus Forerunner - John the Baptist (3:1–12) The Baptism…
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Mark

Detailed outline of the Book of Mark

The Beginnings of Jesus’ Ministry (1:1–13) His Forerunner (1:1–8) His Baptism (1:9–11) His Temptation (1:12–13) Jesus’ Ministry in Galilee (1:14—6:29) Early Galilean Ministry (1:14—3:12) Call of the first disciples (1:14–20) Miracles in Capernaum (1:21–34) Preaching and healing in Galilee (1:35–45) Ministry in Capernaum (2:1–22) Sabbath controversy (2:23—3:12) Later Galilean Ministry…
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Luke

Detailed outline of the Book of Luke (The Gospel According to Luke)

The Preface (1:1–4) The Births of John the Baptist and Jesus (1:5—2:52) The Annunciations (1:5–56) The Birth of John the Baptist (1:57–80) The Birth and Childhood of Jesus (ch. 2) The Preparation of Jesus for His Public Ministry (3:1—4:13) His Forerunner (3:1–20) His Baptism (3:21–22) His Genealogy (3:23–38) His Temptation…
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John

Detailed outline of the Book of John (The Gospel According to John)

Prologue: The Word Became Flesh (1:1–18) The Beginning of Jesus’ Ministry (1:19–51) John the Baptist’s Testimony about Jesus (1:19–34) John’s Disciples Follow Jesus (1:35–42) Jesus Calls Philip and Nathanael (1:43–51) Jesus’ Public Ministry: Signs and Discourses (chs. 2–11) Changing Water into Wine (2:1–11) Cleansing the Temple (2:12–25) Jesus Teaches Nicodemus…
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Acts

Detailed outline of the Book of Acts (of the Apostles)

Peter and the Beginnings of the Church in the Holy Land (chs. 1–12) “Throughout Judea, Galilee and Samaria” (1:1—9:31; see 9:31 and note) Introduction (1:1–2) Christ’s resurrection ministry (1:3–11) The period of waiting for the Holy Spirit (1:12–26) The filling with the Spirit (ch. 2) The healing of the lame…
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Romans

Detailed outline of the Book of Romans

Introduction (1:1–15) Theme: Righteousness fro4m God (1:16–17) The Unrighteousness of All People (1:18—3:20) Gentiles (1:18–32) Jews (2:1—3:8) Summary: All People (3:9–20) Righteousness Imputed: Justification (3:21—5:21) Through Christ (3:21–26) Received by Faith (3:27—4:25) The principle established (3:27–31) The principle illustrated (ch. 4) The Fruits of Righteousness (5:1–11) Summary: Humanity’s Unrighteousness Contrasted…
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1 Corinthians

Detailed outline of 1 Corinthians

Introduction (1:1–9) Divisions in the Church (1:10—4:21) The Fact of the Divisions (1:10–17) The Causes of the Divisions (1:18—4:13) A wrong conception of the Christian message (1:18—3:4) A wrong conception of Christian ministry and ministers (3:5—4:5) A wrong conception of the Christian (4:6–13) The Exhortation to End the Divisions (4:14–21)…
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2 Corinthians

Detailed outline of 2 Corinthians

Apologetic: Paul’s Explanation of His Conduct and Apostolic Ministry (chs. 1–7) Greetings (1:1–2) Thanksgiving for Divine Comfort in Affliction (1:3–11) The Integrity of Paul’s Motives and Conduct (1:12—2:4) Forgiving the Offending Party at Corinth (2:5–11) God’s Direction in Ministry (2:12–17) The Corinthian Believers—a Letter from Christ (3:1–11) Seeing the Glory…
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Galatians

Detailed outline of the Book of Galatians

Introduction (1:1–10) Greetings (1:1–5) Denunciation (1:6–10) Personal: Authentication of the Apostle of Liberty and Faith (1:11—2:21) Paul’s Gospel Was Received by Special Revelation (1:11–12) Paul’s Gospel Was Independent of the Jerusalem Apostles and the Judean Churches (1:13—2:21) Evidenced by his early activities as a Christian (1:13–17) Evidenced by his first…
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Ephesians

Detailed outline of the Book of Ephesians

Greetings (1:1–2) The Divine Purpose: The Glory and Headship of Christ (1:3–14) Prayer That Christians May Realize God’s Purpose and Power (1:15–23) Steps Toward the Fulfillment of God’s Purpose (chs. 2–3) Salvation of Individuals by Grace (2:1–10) Reconciliation of Jew and Gentile through the Cross (2:11–18) Uniting of Jew and…
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