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NEW WORLD TRANSLATION OF THE HOLY SCRIPTURES (2013 REVISION)

LUKE

Luke—Outline of Contents

  • 1

    • Address to Theophilus (1-4)

    • John the Baptist’s birth foretold by Gabriel (5-25)

    • Jesus’ birth foretold by Gabriel (26-38)

    • Mary visits Elizabeth (39-45)

    • Mary magnifies Jehovah (46-56)

    • Birth and naming of John (57-66)

    • Zechariah’s prophecy (67-80)

  • 2

    • Birth of Jesus (1-7)

    • Angels appear to shepherds (8-20)

    • Circumcision and purification (21-24)

    • Simeon sees the Christ (25-35)

    • Anna speaks about the child (36-38)

    • Return to Nazareth (39, 40)

    • Twelve-year-old Jesus at the temple (41-52)

  • 3

    • Starting point of John’s work (1, 2)

    • John preaches baptism (3-20)

    • The baptism of Jesus (21, 22)

    • Genealogy of Jesus Christ (23-38)

  • 4

    • The Devil tempts Jesus (1-13)

    • Jesus begins preaching in Galilee (14, 15)

    • Jesus rejected in Nazareth (16-30)

    • In the synagogue at Capernaum (31-37)

    • Simon’s mother-in-law and others healed (38-41)

    • Crowds find Jesus in an isolated place (42-44)

  • 5

    • Miraculous catch of fish; first disciples (1-11)

    • A leper healed (12-16)

    • Jesus heals a paralytic (17-26)

    • Jesus calls Levi (27-32)

    • Question about fasting (33-39)

  • 6

    • Jesus, “Lord of the Sabbath” (1-5)

    • Man with a withered hand healed (6-11)

    • The 12 apostles (12-16)

    • Jesus teaches and heals (17-19)

    • Happinesses and woes (20-26)

    • Love for enemies (27-36)

    • Stop judging (37-42)

    • Known by its fruit (43-45)

    • Well-built house; house without solid foundation (46-49)

  • 7

    • Faith of an army officer (1-10)

    • Jesus resurrects a widow’s son in Nain (11-17)

    • John the Baptist praised (18-30)

    • Unresponsive generation condemned (31-35)

    • A sinful woman forgiven (36-50)

      • Illustration of debtors (41-43)

  • 8

    • Women accompanying Jesus (1-3)

    • Illustration of the sower (4-8)

    • Why Jesus used illustrations (9, 10)

    • Illustration of the sower explained (11-15)

    • Lamp not to be covered (16-18)

    • Jesus’ mother and brothers (19-21)

    • Jesus calms a storm (22-25)

    • Jesus sends demons into swine (26-39)

    • Jairus’ daughter; a woman touches Jesus’ outer garments (40-56)

  • 9

    • The Twelve instructed for the ministry (1-6)

    • Herod perplexed by Jesus (7-9)

    • Jesus feeds 5,000 (10-17)

    • Peter identifies the Christ (18-20)

    • Jesus’ death foretold (21, 22)

    • True discipleship (23-27)

    • Jesus’ transfiguration (28-36)

    • Demon-possessed boy healed (37-43a)

    • Jesus’ death again foretold (43b-45)

    • Disciples argue over greatness (46-48)

    • Anyone not against us is for us (49, 50)

    • A Samaritan village rejects Jesus (51-56)

    • How to follow Jesus (57-62)

  • 10

    • Jesus sends out the 70 (1-12)

    • Woe to unrepentant cities (13-16)

    • The 70 return (17-20)

    • Jesus praises his Father for favoring the humble (21-24)

    • Illustration of the neighborly Samaritan (25-37)

    • Jesus visits Martha and Mary (38-42)

  • 11

    • How to pray (1-13)

      • Model prayer (2-4)

    • Demons expelled by God’s finger (14-23)

    • Unclean spirit returns (24-26)

    • True happiness (27, 28)

    • Sign of Jonah (29-32)

    •  Lamp of the body (33-36)

    • Woes to religious hypocrites (37-54)

  • 12

    • Leaven of the Pharisees (1-3)

    • Fear God, not men (4-7)

    • Acknowledging union with Christ (8-12)

    • Illustration of the foolish rich man (13-21)

    • Stop being anxious (22-34)

      • Little flock (32)

    • Watchfulness (35-40)

    • The faithful steward and an unfaithful steward (41-48)

    • Not peace, but division (49-53)

    • Need to examine the times (54-56)

    • Settling accounts (57-59)

  • 13

    • Repent or be destroyed (1-5)

    • Illustration of the barren fig tree (6-9)

    • Crippled woman healed on the Sabbath (10-17)

    • Illustrations of the mustard grain and the leaven (18-21)

    • Effort needed to enter through the narrow door (22-30)

    • Herod, “that fox” (31-33)

    • Jesus laments over Jerusalem (34, 35)

  • 14

    • A man with dropsy healed on the Sabbath (1-6)

    • Be a humble guest (7-11)

    • Invite those who cannot repay you (12-14)

    • Illustration of the guests who begged off (15-24)

    • Cost of discipleship (25-33)

    • Salt that loses its strength (34, 35)

  • 15

    • Illustration of the lost sheep (1-7)

    • Illustration of the lost coin (8-10)

    • Illustration of the lost son (11-32)

  • 16

    • Illustration of the unrighteous steward (1-13)

      • ‘Person faithful in least is faithful in much’ (10)

    • The Law and God’s Kingdom (14-18)

    • Illustration of the rich man and Lazarus (19-31)

  • 17

    • Stumbling, forgiveness, and faith (1-6)

    • Good-for-nothing slaves (7-10)

    • Ten lepers healed (11-19)

    • The coming of God’s Kingdom (20-37)

      • God’s Kingdom “in your midst” (21)

      • ‘Remember Lot’s wife’ (32)

  • 18

    • Illustration of the persistent widow (1-8)

    • The Pharisee and the tax collector (9-14)

    • Jesus and the children (15-17)

    • A rich ruler’s question (18-30)

    • Jesus’ death again foretold (31-34)

    • A blind beggar recovers sight (35-43)

  • 19

    • Jesus visits Zacchaeus (1-10)

    • Illustration of the ten minas (11-27)

    • Jesus’ triumphal entry (28-40)

    • Jesus weeps over Jerusalem (41-44)

    • Jesus cleanses the temple (45-48)

  • 20

    • Jesus’ authority challenged (1-8)

    • Illustration of murderous cultivators (9-19)

    • God and Caesar (20-26)

    • Question about resurrection (27-40)

    • Is the Christ the son of David? (41-44)

    • Warning against the scribes (45-47)

  • 21

    • Needy widow’s two coins (1-4)

    • SIGN OF WHAT IS TO COME (5-36)

      • Wars, great earthquakes, pestilences, food shortages (10, 11)

      • Jerusalem surrounded by armies (20)

      • Appointed times of the nations (24)

      • Coming of the Son of man (27)

      • Illustration of the fig tree (29-33)

      • Keep awake (34-36)

    • Jesus teaches in the temple (37, 38)

  • 22

    • Priests plot to kill Jesus (1-6)

    • Preparations for the last Passover (7-13)

    • Institution of the Lord’s Evening Meal (14-20)

    • “My betrayer is with me at the table” (21-23)

    • Heated dispute over greatness (24-27)

    • Jesus’ covenant for a kingdom (28-30)

    • Peter’s denial foretold (31-34)

    • Need for preparedness; the two swords (35-38)

    • Jesus’ prayer on the Mount of Olives (39-46)

    • Jesus arrested (47-53)

    • Peter denies Jesus (54-62)

    • Jesus made fun of (63-65)

    • Trial before the Sanhedrin (66-71)

  • 23

    • Jesus before Pilate and Herod (1-25)

    • Jesus and two criminals nailed to stakes (26-43)

      • “You will be with me in Paradise” (43)

    • Death of Jesus (44-49)

    • Burial of Jesus (50-56)

  • 24

    • Jesus resurrected (1-12)

    • On the road to Emmaus (13-35)

    • Jesus appears to the disciples (36-49)

    • Jesus ascends to heaven (50-53)