John, The Gospel According to

John, The Gospel According to

The fourth Gospel in the NT. It is traditionally ascribed to John the Apostle, who is then identified with the “Beloved Disciple” who is present in the latter part of the narrative and is said to have written down his testimony to Jesus (John 21:24). The Gospel of John presents a rather different picture of Jesus’s life and ministry than do the other three Gospels. Jesus speaks in long and somewhat philosophical discourses rather than in parables or short aphorisms, and the main topic of his speech is often his own identity and significance rather than morality or the kingdom of God.

Outline of Contents

John

I. Introduction (John 1:1-51)

A. Prologue (John 1:1-18)

B. Encounter with John the Baptist and call of disciples (John 1:19-51)

II. Jesus’s manifestation of God’s glory before the world (John 2:1-12:50)

A. Wine miracle (John 2:1-11)

B. Cleansing of the Temple (John 2:12-22)

C. Discussion with Nicodemus on birth from above (John 2:23-3:21)

D. The second appearance of the Baptist (John 3:22-36)

E. Conversation with Samaritan woman (John 4:1-42)

F. Healing of official’s son (John 4:43-54)

G. Healing at pool of Beth-zatha and related discourse (John 5:1-47)

H. Feeding of five thousand and related incidents and discussions (John 6:1-71)

I. Jesus at Festival of Tabernacles (John 7:1-52)

J. Woman taken in adultery (John 7:53-8:11) a later addition to the Gospel)

K. Jesus the Light of the World (John 8:12-59)

L. Restoration of sight to blind man (John 9:1-41)

M. Jesus the Good Shepherd (John 10:1-42)

N. Raising of Lazarus from the dead (John 11:1-44)

O. Condemnation of Jesus (John 11:45-57)

P. Triumphal entry and related events (John 12:1-50)

III. Jesus’s manifestation of God’s glory to his disciples (John 13:1-20:31)

A. The Last Supper; Jesus washes disciples’ feet (John 13:1-38)

B. First farewell discourse to disciples (John 14:1-31)

C. Second farewell discourse to disciples (John 15:1-16:33)

D. Jesus’s final prayer (John 17:1-26)

E. The passion narrative: Jesus’s arrest, trial, crucifixion, and burial (John 18:1-19:42)

F. Discovery of empty tomb and resurrection appearances in Jerusalem (John 20:1-31)

IV. Appendix: Jesus’s appearance by Sea of Galilee to Peter and others (John 21:1-2)

John 21:24

24This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and has written them, and we know that his testimony is true.

John 1:1-51

The Word Became Flesh


1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

2He was in the beginning with God.

3All things came into be ... View more

John 1:1-18

The Word Became Flesh


1In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

2He was in the beginning with God.

3All things came into be ... View more

John 1:19-51

The Testimony of John the Baptist


19This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?”

20He con ... View more

John 2:1-12:50

The Wedding at Cana


1On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

2Jesus and his disciples had also been invited t ... View more

John 2:1-11

The Wedding at Cana


1On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there.

2Jesus and his disciples had also been invited t ... View more

John 2:12-22

12After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother, his brothers, and his disciples; and they remained there a few days.

Jesus Cleanses the Temple


13The Pass ... View more

John 2:23-3:21

23When he was in Jerusalem during the Passover festival, many believed in his name because they saw the signs that he was doing.

24But Jesus on his part would no ... View more

John 3:22-36

Jesus and John the Baptist


22After this Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside, and he spent some time there with them and baptized.

23John als ... View more

John 4:1-42

Jesus and the Woman of Samaria


1Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard, “Jesus is making and baptizing more disciples than John”

2—although it was n ... View more

John 4:43-54

Jesus Returns to Galilee


43When the two days were over, he went from that place to Galilee

44(for Jesus himself had testified that a prophet has no honor in the ... View more

John 5:1-47

Jesus Heals on the Sabbath


1After this there was a festival of the Jews, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem.

2Now in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate there is a pool, cal ... View more

John 6:1-71

Feeding the Five Thousand


1After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias.

2A large crowd kept following him, bec ... View more

John 7:1-52

The Unbelief of Jesus' Brothers


1After this Jesus went about in Galilee. He did not wish to go about in Judea because the Jews were looking for an opportunity t ... View more

John 7:53-8:11

53Then each of them went home,

Chapter 8

1while Jesus went to the Mount of Olives.

2Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came to him an ... View more

John 8:12-59

Jesus the Light of the World


12Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the ... View more

John 9:1-41

A Man Born Blind Receives Sight


1As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth.

2His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that h ... View more

John 10:1-42

Jesus the Good Shepherd


1“Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit.

2The ... View more

John 11:1-44

The Death of Lazarus


1Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha.

2Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with perf ... View more

John 11:45-57

The Plot to Kill Jesus


45Many of the Jews therefore, who had come with Mary and had seen what Jesus did, believed in him.

46But some of them went to the Pharisee ... View more

John 12:1-50

Mary Anoints Jesus


1Six days before the Passover Jesus came to Bethany, the home of Lazarus, whom he had raised from the dead.

2There they gave a dinner for him. ... View more

John 13:1-20:31

Jesus Washes the Disciples' Feet


1Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the Father. Hav ... View more

John 13:1-38

Jesus Washes the Disciples' Feet


1Now before the festival of the Passover, Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart from this world and go to the Father. Hav ... View more

John 14:1-31

Jesus the Way to the Father


1“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.

2In my Father's house there are many dwelling places. If it ... View more

John 15:1-16:33

Jesus the True Vine


1“I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower.

2He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he p ... View more

John 17:1-26

Jesus Prays for His Disciples


1After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son ... View more

John 18:1-19:42

The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus


1After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the Kidron valley to a place where there was a garde ... View more

John 20:1-31

The Resurrection of Jesus


1Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed ... View more

John 21:1-2

Jesus Appears to Seven Disciples


1After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way.

2Gath ... View more

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