Combined Gospels outline

All four (4) gospels copied and pasted into one scene-by-scene story line.

(Matthew is purple, Mark is green, Luke is brown and John is blue)

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Opening:


Jesus baptized by john

John to Jesus’ launch Passover:


Centurion asking Jesus to heal his servant

First 50 Days:


Jesus feeding the 5000 with 5 loaves of bread and two fish

Summer Festival to Fall:


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Fall Festival to Hanukkah:


Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead

Hanukkah to Passover:

 


Mary washing Jesus feet before the passover

Passover Week/Passion Week:

 


The_miracle_of_the_Catch_of_153_fishFirst 40 Days after rising from Death:


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TIMELINE ONE: Opening

Scene: Matt., Mark, Luke, John

  1. Introduction: —, 1:1, 1:1-4, 1:1-5,9-14,16-18
  2. Ancestries: 1:1-17, —, 3:23b-38,
  3. Prophesy of John’s birth: —, —, 1:5-25,
  4. Mary is told: —, —, 1:26-56,
  5. Mary’s shame; Joseph’s dream: 1:18-25, —, —,
  6. John’s birth: —, —, 1:57-80,
  7. Jesus birth: —, 2:1-20, —,
  8. Two years in Bethlehem: —, 2:21-39a, —,
  9. Wizards visit; move to Egypt: 2:1-15, —, —,
  10. Herod punishes disobedience: 2:16-18, —, —,
  11. Move to Nazareth: 2:19-23, 2:39b, —,
  12. 12 yr. old Jesus at Passover: —, 2:21-39, —,

TIMELINE TWO: From John starting to baptize …until Jesus’ launch Passover:

Scene: Matt., Mark, Luke, John

  1. John the baptizer: 3:1-12, 1:2-8, 3:1-18, 1:6-8
  2. Jesus’ submission and testing: 3:13-4:11, 1:9-13, 3:21-23,4:1-13, 1:15
  3. John’s Announcement: —, —, —, 1:19-28
  4. John identified Jesus as the Christ: —, —, —, 1:29-34
  5. Jesus’ first followers: —, —, —, 1:35-42
  6. Nathanael follows Jesus: —, —, —, 1:43-51
  7. 1st miracle at a wedding: —, —, —, 2:1-11
  8. Pre-popularity family time: —, —, —, 2:12

TIMELINE THREE: Spring Festival (Kick-off Passover) …until Summer Festival (Ten Commandments holiday or Pentecost):

Scene: Matt., Mark, Luke, John

  1. Beginning Passover: —, —, —, 2:13-25
  2. Nicodemus visits Jesus: —, —, —, 3:1-21
  3. Followers Baptizing: —, —, —, 3:2-4:3
  4. Two days in Samaria: —, —, —, 4:4-42
  5. Jesus’ 2nd Miracle: —, —, 4:14-15, 4:44-54
  6. John in prison: 4:12, 1:14-15, 3:19-20,
  7. Home church tries to kill him: 4:13-17, —, 4:16-30,
  8. Peter, James & John follow: 4:18-22, 1:16-20, 5:1-11,
  9. 1st Sabbath in Capernaum: 8:5-34, 1:21-34, 4:31-41, 7:2-10,
  10. Jesus off by himself: —, 1:35-39, 4:42-44,
  11. Healed man goes public: 8:2-4, 1:40-45, 5:12-16,
  12. Man lowered through Peter’s roof: 9:1-8, 2:1-12, 5:17-26,
  13. Heals man’s hand on Sabbath: —, 3:1-12, 6:6-11,
  14. A day with Jesus; teaching: 4:23-8:1, 2:13, 6:17-7:1,
  15. Matthew follows Jesus: 9:9-17, 2:14-22, 5:27-39,

TIMELINE FOUR: Summer Festival (50 days after Passover) …until Fall Festival (New Year/“God is Holy” holiday):

Scene: Matt., Mark, Luke, John

  1. Shavout/Pentecost holiday: —, 2:23-28, 6:1-5, 5:1-47
  2. Healing stolen; dead girl raised: 9:18-26, 5:21-43, 8:40-56,
  3. Heals many; accused of evil: 9:27-34, —, —,
  4. Jesus selects 12: 9:35-38,10:2-3, 3:13-19, 6:12-19,
  5. Jesus sends the 12 (2 by 2): 10:1,5-11:1, 6:7-13,30-32, 9:1-6,10,
  6. Dead raised in Nain: —, —, 7:11-17,
  7. Jesus; confirmed as the Christ: 11:2-30, —, 7:18-35,
  8. Sower Sabbath sermon: 12:1-13:53, 3:20-5:20, 8:1-39,
  9. Sabbath in Nazareth: 13:54-58, 6:1-6, —,
  10. Herod kills John: 14:1-13, 6:14-29, 9:7-9,
  11. Feeds 5000: 14:14-36, 6:33-56, 9:10-17, 6:1-21
  12. Next day, across the sea: —, —, —, 6:22-71

TIMELINE FIVE: Fall Festival (Yom Kippur/Feast of Booths) …until Winter Festival (Hanukkah):

Scene: Matt. Mark, Luke, John

  1. New year holiness holiday: —, —, —, 7:1-36
  2. Last day of holiness holiday: —, —, —, 7:37-52
  3. Day after holiness holiday: —, —, —, 7:53-10:21
  4. 51. Jesus lists our heart corrupting evils: 15:1-20, 7:1-23, —,
  5. Visit Tyre and Sidon: 15:21-28, 7:24-30, —,
  1. Back home: 15:29-31, 7:31-37, —,
  2. Feeds 4000: 15:32-38, 8:1-9, —,
  3. Jesus with leaders in Magdala: 15:39-16:4a, 8:10-12, —,
  4. Figurative and literal speech: 16:4b-12, 8:13-21, —,
  5. Two step miracle in Bethsaida: —, 8:22-26, —,
  6. You are the Christ: 16:13-28, 8:27-9:1, 9:18-27,
  7. Five days later; view behind physical: 17:1-13, 9:2-13, 9:28-36,
  8. Next day, a stronger spirit: 17:14-21, 9:14-29, 9:37-43a,
  9. Predicts his death in Galilee: 17:22-23, 9:30-32, 9:43-45,
  10. Last Capernaum teaching; fish pays tax: 17:24-19:2, 9:33-50, 9:46-50,
  11. Final Jerusalem approach: —, —, 9:51-62,
  12. 70 sent (2 by 2): —, —, 10:1-16,
  13. 70 return: —, —, 10:17-37,
  14. Jesus at Magdala: —, —, 10:38-42,
  15. Jesus teaches about prayer: —, —, 11:1-13,
  16. Jesus teaches on power: —, —, 11:14-13:9,
  17. Heals bent over woman on Sabbath: —, —, 13:10-21,
  18. Few are insiders; fear only God: —, —, 13:22-35,
  19. Sabbath dinner healing and teaching: —, —, 14:1-16:17,

TIMELINE SIX: Winter Festival (Hanukkah) …until final Passover (Passion Week):

Scene: Matt., Mark, Luke, John

  1. Hanukkah temple teaching: “you are gods”: —, —, —, 10:22-42
  2. Adultery teaching; and vision of Lazarus being dead (before he died): 19:3-12, 10:1-12, 16:18-17:10,
  3. Walking and talking teaching: 19:13-20:28, 10:13-45, 17:11-18:34,
  4. Jericho to Jerusalem: 20:29-34, 10:46-52, 18:35-19:38,
  5. Lazarus raised from the dead: —, —, 21:37-22:2, 11:1-54

TIMELINE SEVEN: Passover week (eight days – Sabbath to Sabbath)

Scene: Matt., Mark, Luke, John

  1. Lazarus dinner; Mary washes Jesus’ feet (Sat.): 26:6-16, 14:1-11, 22:2-6, 11:55-12:11
  2. Jesus Triumphant entry (Sun.): 21:1-9, 11:1-11, 19:29-40, 12:12-16
  3. 2nd day of Passover (Mon.): 21:10-17, 11:12-19, 19:41-48, 12:17-50
  4. Last public teaching (Wed.): 21:18-26:5, 11:20-13:37, 21:1-21:36,
  5. Last time together and arrest (Thurs.): 26:17-75, 14:12-72, 22:7-65, 13:1-18:27
  6. Jesus’ trial, torture and death: 27:1-61, 15:1-47, 22:66-23:56, 18:28-19:42
  7. Passover (Sat.): 27:62-66, —, 23:56b,

TIMELINE EIGHT: Passover (our Easter) …through 40 days after

Scene: Matt., Mark, Luke, John

  1. Jesus owns death; day one: 28:1-15, 16:1-13, 24:1-49, 20:1-23
  2. Day Eight: —, 16:14, —, 20:24-31
  3. Breakfast on the beach: —, —, —, 21:1-23
  4. Final directions and flies away: 28:16-20a, 16:15-19, 24:50-51,
  5. Final words: 28:20b, 16:20, 24:52-53, 21:24-25