Understanding The Bible
STUDY REFERENCE
Clarence E. Mason's "MATTHEW"
ADDENDUM VII:
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE

BY THE AUTHOR
Dr. Clarence E. Mason, Jr.
Philadelphia College of Bible
1971


THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO LUKE
(Dr. George Boddis)

INTRODUCTION 1:1-4

  1. THE COMING OF THE SAVIOR 1:5-2:52
    1. Announcement of the birth of the forerunner 1:5-25
    2. Announcement to Mary the mother of Jesus 1:26-39
    3. Visit of Mary to Elizabeth 1:39-56
    4. Birth of John the Baptist 1:57-80
    5. Birth of Jesus 2:1-7
    6. Announcement to the shepherds 2:8-20
    7. Circumcision and presentation in the temple 2:21-38
    8. Residence in Nazareth 2:39-40
    9. Visit to Jerusalem at age 12 2:41-52
       
  2. THE SAVIOR'S PREPARATION FOR HIS WORK 3:1-4:13
    1. Ministry of John the Baptist 3:1-20
    2. Baptism of Jesus 3:21-22
    3. The genealogy of Jesus 3:23-38 D. The temptation of Jesus 4:1-13
       
  3. THE SAVIOR'S MINISTRY IN GALILEE 4:14-9:50
    The principal events of this ministry may be summed up as follows:
    1. He presents His claims in Nazareth and is rejected 4:14-30
    2. He performs mighty works in Capernaum and vicinity 4:31-44
    3. Call of Peter, James and John, and also of Levi 5:1-39
    4. Teaching the doctrines of the Kingdom 6:12-9:50 Among these teachings may be noted:
      1. The principles of the Kingdom 6:12-49
      2. Mighty works which illustrate the power of faith and the compassion of Jesus 7:1-18
      3. The mission of Jesus illustrated in the reply to John's disciples and the anointing in Simon's house 7:19-50
      4. Discourses illustrating the growth of the Kingdom of God 8:1-18
      5. Works of power 8:19-56
      6. The sending out of the disciples and the feeding of the five thousand 9:1-17
      7. The great declaration concerning His Deity and the transfiguration 9:18-50
         
  4. THE SAVIOR'S MINISTRY IN JUDEA 9:51-19:27
    1. The journey toward Jerusalem and events connected therewith 9:51-62
    2. Sending out the seventy disciples 10:1-24
    3. The parable of the good Samaritan and the episode of Martha and Mary 10:25-42
    4. Teaching concerning prayer 11:1-13
    5. Teachings and works presenting the contrast between the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of Satan 11:14 -13:30
    6. Lamenting over Jerusalem 13:31-35
    7. Parables illustrating the work of the Savior -- the great supper, the conditions of discipleship, the lost sheep, the lost coin, the lost son, and the unjust steward 14:1-16:18
    8. H. Our Lord lifts the veil on Hades 16:19-31
    9. Teachings concerning offences, forgiveness, faith and service 17:1-10
    10. Continuation of the journey to Jerusalem and events connected therewith 17:11-19:27

The principal events are the healing of the ten lepers, the blessing of little children, the rich young ruler, the healing of the blind man at Jericho, and the invitation to Zacchaeus. Certain teachings are found in this division.

  1. THE SAVIOR'S MINISTRY AT JERUSALEM 19:28-21:38
    1. Entry into Jerusalem 19:28-48
    2. Controversy with Jewish leaders 20
    3. The widow's two mites 21:1-4
    4. Discourse concerning the destruction of Jerusalem and the Second Advent 21:5-38
       
  2. THE SAVIOR'S PASSION AND DEATH 22:1-23:56
    1. The last Passover and the first Lord's Supper 22:1-38
    2. The betrayal 22:39-53
    3. Trial and condemnation of Jesus 22:54-23:26
    4. The crucifixion 23:27-49
    5. The burial of Jesus 23:50-56
       
  3. THE SAVIOR'S VICTORY 24
    1. The resurrection 24:1-12
    2. The appearance to the two disciples 24:13-35
    3. Appearance to the apostles 24:36-49
    4. The ascension 24:50-51
    5. Return of the disciples to Jerusalem 24:52-53

 

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