TOPICAL INDEX

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Topical Book-by-Book Index
 

1.Turn to the Topical Book-by-Book Index of Contents,      pages 193 to 213, to find the topic of choice you want to preach on, read or study.
2.To the left of the Title/topic, you will see the bolded section numbers.
3.To the right of the Title/topic, you will see its starting page number and then the relevant synoptic texts for comparison or in-depth study.

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

 

PROLOGUE

3

 

 

1:1-4

 

1

INTRODUCTION

11

 

1:1

 

 

1.1

Introduction

11

 

 

 

 

1.2

The Word Became Flesh

12

 

 

 

1:1-18

1.3

Annunciation to Mary

12

 

 

1:26-38

 

1.4

The Family Trees of Jesus

12

1:1-17

 

3:23b-38

 

2

BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD

14

 

 

 

 

2.1

Annunciation to Joseph

14

1:18-25

 

 

 

2.2

Heavens Hail His Birth

14

 

 

2:1-20

 

2.3

Presentation in the Temple

15

 

 

2:21-39

 

2.4

Wise Men Seek Him

16

2:1-12

 

 

 

2.5

Flight to Egypt

17

2:13-18

 

 

 

2.6

Return to Nazareth

17

2:19-23

 

2:40

 

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

2.7

Goes to Jerusalem as a Boy

18

 

 

2:41-52

 

3

PREPARATION FOR MINISTRY

19

19

 

3:1-12

 

1:2-8

 

3:1-18

 

3.1

John the Baptist's Ministry

 

 

 

 

 

3.2

John Baptizes Jesus

20

3:13-17

1: 9-11

3:21-23a

 

3.3

John's Witness of Jesus' Messiahship

21

 

 

 

1:19-34

3.4

He is Tempted in the Desert

21

4:l-ll

1:12,13

4:1-13

 

4

BEGINNING OF MINISTRY

23

 

23

 

 

 

 

 

1:35-51

4.1

Calls His First Disciples

 

 

 

 

 

4.2

First Miracle at Cana's Feast

24

 

 

 

2:1-12

4.3

Cleanses the Temple (1)

24

 

 

 

2:13-25

4.4

Nicodemus Seeks Him

25

 

 

 

3:1-21

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

4.5

John Again Witnesses of the CHRIST

26

 

 

 

3:22-36

4.6

Herod Imprisons John

27

 

 

3:19,20

4:1-3

4.7

Meets Samaritan Woman

27

 

 

 

4:4-25

4.8

Declares His Messiahship

28

 

 

 

4:26

4.9

First Gentile Lady Evangelist

28

 

 

 

4:27-42

5

GREAT MINISTRY IN GALILEE

30

 

 

30

 

 

 

4:12,17

 

 

 

1:14,15

 

 

 

4:14,15

 

5.1

Begins Preaching

5.2

Heals Official's Son

30

 

 

 

4:43-54

5.3

He is Rejected at Nazareth

30

 

 

4:16-30

 

5.4

Goes to Live in Capernaum

31

4:13-16

 

 

 

5.5

Calls Four Fishermen

32

4:18-22

1:16-20

5:1-11

 

5.6

Teaches in Synagogues:

Heals Demoniac At Capernaum

32

 

1:21-28

4:31-37

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

5.7

Peter's Mother-in-law Healed

33

8:14-17

1:29-34

4:38-41

 

5.8

First Journey through Galilee

33

4:23-25

1:35-39

4:42-44

 

5.9

Heals a Leper

34

8:2-4

1:40-45

5:12-16

 

5.10

Forgives and Heals a Paralytic Healing Power Given to Men

34

9:1-8

2:1-12

5:17-26

 

5.11

Calls Matthew to Follow

35

9: 9-13

2:13-17

5:27-32

 

5.12

Answers Question on Fasting First Three Parables

35

9:14-17

2:18-22

5:33-39

 

5.13

Heals a Lame and Answers Critics on the Sabbath

36

 

 

 

5:1-47

5.14

Disciples Pluck Corn on the Sabbath

38

12:1-8

2:23-28

6:1-5

 

5.15

Heals a Maim

39

12: 9-14

3:1-6

6: 6-11

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

5.16

Teaches and Heals Crowds

39

12:15-21

3:7-12

 

 

5.17

Chooses Twelve Disciples

39

 

3:13-19

6:12-16

 

6

INITIAL TRAINING OF THE TWELVE

41

 

 

 

 

6.1

Preaches Sermon on the Mount

41

5:1,2

 

6:17-19

 

6.2

Blessings and Reproofs

41

5:3-12

 

6:20-26

 

6.3

Standard of Righteousness

42

5:13-20

 

16:17

 

6.4

Moral Teachings

42

5:21-48

 

6:27-36

 

6.5

Practical Righteousness

44

6:1-8

 

 

 

6.6

Lord's Prayer

44

6:9-18

 

 

 

6.7

Devotion to God

45

6:19-34

 

 

 

6.8

Judging Others

46

7:1-6

 

6:37-42

 

6.9

Asking in Prayer

46

7:7-11

 

 

 

6.10

The Golden Rule

47

7:12

 

6:31

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

6.11

Personal Righteousness

(a) Narrow Gate Entry

47

7:13,14

 

 

 


(b) Wolves in Sheep's Clothing

47

7:15,16

 

 

 


(c) Trees and Like Fruits

47

7:17-20

 

6:43-45

 


(d) Hearing and Doing

47

7:21-8:1

 

6:46-49

 

6.12

Heals Captain's Orderly

48

8:5-13

 

7:1-10

 

6.13

Raises Widow's Son at Nain

48

 

 

7:11-17

 

6.14

Answers Message from John

49

11:2-19

 

7:18-35 16:16

 

6.15

Promise Rest for the Weary

50

11:20-30

 

 

 

6.16

Anointed at Pharisee's Dinner

50

 

 

7:36-50

 

6.17

Second Preaching Tour

51

 

 

8:1-3

 

6.18

Heals and Refutes Demonic

51

12:22-32

3:20-30

 

 

6.19

Like Trees Like Fruits

52

12:33-37

 

 

 

6.20

Elders Seek Sign

52

12:38-43

 

 

 

6.21

Evil Spirit Returns (1)

53

12:43-45

 

 

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

6.22

Mother, Brethren Seek Him

53

12:46-50

3:31-35

8:19-21

 

6.23

Teaches in Parables: The Sower

53

13:1-9

4:1-12

8:4-8

 

6.24

Explanation of the Sower

54

13:10-23

4:13-20

8:9-15

 

6.25

Lamp on Stand

55

 

4:21-25

8:16-18

 

6.26

Parable of Growing Seed

55

 

4:26-29

 

 

6.27

Parable of Tares

55

13:24-30

 

 

 

6.28

Parable of Mustard Seed

55

13:31,32

4:30-32

 

 

6.29

Parable of Yeast

56

13:33-35

4:33,34

 

 

6.30

Explanation of the Tares

56

13:36-43

 

 

 

6.31

Parable of Hidden Treasure

56

13:44

 

 

 

6.32

Parable of Costly Pearl

56

13:45,46

 

 

 

6.33

Parable of Fish Net

57

13:47-50

 

 

 

6.34

Parable of Houseowner

57

13:51-53

 

 

 

6.35

Calms Storm at Sea

57

8:18,23-27

4:35-41

8:22-25

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

6.36

Heals Every Disease and Every Infirmity: Garasene Demoniac

57

8:28-34

5:1-20

8:26-39

 

6.37

Woman with Issue of Blood

58

9:18-22

5:21-34

3:42-48

 

6.38

Jairus' Daughter Raised

59

9:23-26

5:35-43

8:49-56

 

6.39

Two Blind Men See

59

9:27-31

 

 

 

6.40

Dumb Demoniac Healed

60

9:32-34

 

 

 

6.41

Meets Unbelief in Nazareth

60

13:54-58

6:1-6

 

 

6.42

Sends Twelve Out in Pairs

60

9:35-11:1

6:6-13

9:1-6

 

6.43

Herod Antipas' Fears

63

14:1-5

6:14-20

9:7-9

 

6.44

John the Baptist Beheaded

63

14:6-13

6:21-29, 32

 

 

7

SPECIAL TRAINING OF THE TWELVE

65

 

65

 

 

 

6:30-33

 

 

9:10

 

7.1

Disciples' Retreat

7.2

Feeds Five Thousand Men

65

14:14-21

6:34-44

9:11-17

6:1-13

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

7.3

Rejects Political Messiahship

66

14:22,23

6:45,46

 

6:14,15

7.4

Walks on Water;

Healing Supermarket

66

67

14:24-36

6:47-52 6:53-56

 

6:16-21

7.5

He is the Bread of Life

67

 

 

 

6:22-71

7.6

Teaches on False Obedience

69

15:1-20

7:1-23

 

7:1

7.7

Cures Syro-Phoenician's Girl

71

15:21-28

7:24-30

 

 

7.8

Heals Deaf and Dumb

71

15:29-31

7:31-37

 

 

7.9

Feeds Four Thousand Men

72

15:32-38

8:1-9

 

 

7.10

Pharisees and Sadducees Seek Sign (2). Their "Yeast"

72

15:39-16:12

8:10-21

 

 

7.11

Heals Blind Man at Bethsaida

73

 

8:22-26

 

 

7.12

Peter Confesses Him as CHRIST

73

16:13-20

8:27-30

9:18-21

 

7.13

Foretells His Death and Resurrection (1)

74

16:21-28

8:31-9:1

9:22-27

 

7.14

His Transfiguration

74

17:1-13

9:2-13

9:28-36

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

7.15

Cures Deaf and Dumb Epileptic Boy

75

17:14-20

9:14-29

9:37-43

 

7.16

Foretells His Death and Resurrection (2)

76

17:22,23

9:30-32

9:43-45

 

7.17

Pays His Tax

77

17:24-27

 

 

 

7.18

Teaches True Discipleship

77

18:1-5

9:33-37

9:46-48

 

7.19

John's Partisanship Rebuked

77

18:6-11

9:38-50

9:49,50

 

7.20

Lost Sheep (1)

78

18:12-14

 

 

 

7.21

Teaches Good Brotherliness

78

18:15-35

 

 

 

7.22

Demands of Discipleship

79

8:19-22

 

9:57-62

 

7.23

Reject His Brothers' Advice for Publicity

80

 

 

 

7:2-10

7.24

Leaves Galilee Secretly

80

 

 

9:51-56

 

8

LATER JUDEAN MINISTRY

81

 

81

 

 

 

 

7:11-24

8.1

Attends Feast of Tabernacle

 

 

 

 

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

8.2

He is the Messiah

82

 

 

 

7:25-53

8.3

Forgives Adulterous Woman

83

 

 

 

8:1-11

8.4

He is the Worlds Light

83

 

 

 

8:12-58

8.5

First Attempt to Stone Him

86

 

 

 

8:59

8.6

Heals a Man Born Blind

86

 

 

 

9:1-41

8.7

He is the Gate and the Good Shepherd

88

 

 

 

10:1-21

8.8

Sends Out Seventy in Pairs

89

 

 

10:1-24

 

8.9

Good Samaritan

90

 

 

10:25-37

 

8.10

Visits Mary and Martha

91

 

 

10:38-42

 

8.11

Teaches His Disciples to Pray

91

 

 

11:1-13

 

8.12

Replies Satanic Accusations

92

 

 

11:14-23

 

8.13

Unclean Spirit's Return (2)

92

 

 

11:24-26

 

8.14

Blessed Doers and Lit Lamp

93

 

 

11:27-36

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

8.15

Denounces Pharisaical Practices

93

 

 

11:37-12:12

 

8.16

Parable of Rich Fool

95

 

 

12:13-24

 

8.17

Parable of Waiting Servants

96

 

 

12:35-40

 

8.18

Parable of Wise Servants

96

 

 

12:41-48

 

8.19

Predicting Signs of Time

97

 

 

12:49-59

 

8.20

Pilate's Blood Bath

Parable of Barren Fig Tree

97

 

 

13:1-5 13:6-9

 

8.21

Heals Crippled Woman

98

 

 

13:10-17

 

8.22

Parable of Mustard Seed

98

 

 

13:18,19

 

8.23

Parable of Yeast

98

 

 

13:20,21

 

8.24

Attends Feast of Dedication

98

 

 

 

10:22-36

8.25

Affirms His GOD-SONSHIP

Second Attempt to Stone Him

99

 

 

 

10:36-38 10:31,39

8.26

Departs Jerusalem

99

 

 

 

10:40-42

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke          John

9

LATER PEREAN MINISTRY

100

 

 

 

 

9.1

Teaches on Narrow Gate (2)

100

 

 

13:22-24

 

9.2

Parable of House Master

100

 

 

13:25-30

 

9.3

"Foxy" Herod Antipas

100

 

 

13:31-35

 

9.4

Heals Dropsy at Pharisee's

101

 

 

14:1-6

 

9.5

Sitting Humble

101

 

 

14:7-14

 

9.6

Parable of the Great Banquet

101

 

 

14:15-24

 

9.7

Cost of Discipleship

102

 

 

14:25-35

 

9.8

(a) Parable of Lost Sheep

103

 

 

15:1-7

 


(b) Parable of Lost Coin

103

 

 

15:8-10

 


(c) Parable of Lost Son

103

 

 

15:11-32

 

9.9

Parable of Wasteful Manager

104

 

 

16:1-15

 

9.10

Rich Man and Lazarus

105

 

 

16:19-31

 

9.11

Teaches on Offences, Repentance, Faith

106

 

 

17:1-6

 

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

9.12

Parable of Unprofitable Servants

106

 

 

17:7-10

 

9.13

Lazarus Raised from the Dead

106

 

 

 

11:1-54

9.14

Heals Ten Lepers Last Trip to Jerusalem

109

 

 

17:11-19

 

9.15

Teaches on God's Kingdom

109

 

 

17:20-37

 

9.16

Parables on Prayer

110

 

 

18:1-14

 

9.17

Teaches on Divorce

111

19:1-12

10:1-12

16:18

 

9.18

Shows Love to Little Children

112

19:13-15

10:13-16

18:15-17

 

9.19

Counsels a Rich Young Ruler

112

19:16-30

10:17-31

18:18-30

 

9.20

Parable of Laborers

113

20:1-16

 

 

 

9.21

Tells of His Death and Resurrection (3 )

113

20:17-19

10:32-34

18:31-34

 

9.22

Rebukes Self Ambition Again

114

20:20-28

10:35-45

 

 

9.23

Bartimeus and Friend See

114

20:29-34

10:46-52

18:35-43

 

9.24

Visits Zacchaeus

115

 

 

19:1-11

 

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

9.25

Parable of the Pounds

115

 

 

19:12-28

 

10

LAST PUBLIC MINISTRY

IN JERUSALEM

117

 

 

 

 

10.1

Visits Friends in Bethany

117

 

 

 

11:55-57

10.2

Lazarus' Life Threatened

117

 

 

 

12:1,9-11

10.3

Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem

117

21:1-11, 21:14-17

11:1-11

19:29-44

12:12-19

10.4

Curses Barren Fig Tree

119

21:18-19

11:12-14

 

 

10.5

Cleanses the Temple Again (2)

119

21:12,13

11:15-18

19:45-48

 

10.6

Greeks Seek Him

119

 

 

 

12:20-22

10.7

Seed Death and Fruitage

120

 

 

 

12:23-50

10.8

The Fig Tree Withers

121

21:19-22

11:19-26

21:37,38

 

10.9

Rulers Demand His Authority

122

21:23-27

11:27-33

20:1-8

 

10.10

Parable of Two Sons

122

21:28-32

 

 

 

10.11

Parable of Vineyard Tenants

122

21:33-46

12:1-12

20:9-19

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

10.12

Parable of Marriage Feast

123

22:1-14

 

 

 

10.13

Tax: To Pay or Not

124

22:15-22

12:13-17

20:20-26

 

10.14

Sadducees on the Resurrection

124

22:23-33

12:18-27

20:27-40

 

10.15

Greatest Commandment

125

22:34-40

12:28-34

 

 

10.16

Is David Greater than Christ?

125

22:41-46

12:35-37

20:41-44

 

10.17

Again Denounces Hypocrisy

126

23:1-39

12:38-40

20:45-47

 

10.18

The Widow's Mite

128

 

12:41-44

21:1-4

 

11

LAST MOMENTS

129

 

 

 

 

11.1

Coming Temple's Destruction

129

24:1-2

13:1-2

21:5-6

 

11.2

Second Coming and the End

129

24:3-14

13:3-15

21:7-19

 

11.3

Sign of Jerusalem's Destruction

130

24:15-22

13:14-20

21:20-24

 

11.4

False Christs and His Coming

130

24:23-31

13:21-27

21:25-28

 

11.5

Parable of the Fig Tree

131

24:32-41

13:28-32

21:29-33

 

11.6

Parable of the Doorkeeper

132

24:42

13:33-37

21:34-36

 

11.7

Parable of Master of the House

132

24:43,44

 

 

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

11.8

Parable of Faithful and Evil Servants

132

24:45-51

 

 

 

11.9

Parable of Ten Virgins

132

25:1-13

 

 

 

11.10

Parable of Given Talents

133

25:14-30

 

 

 

11.11

Parable of Sheep and Goats

133

25:31-46

 

 

 

11.12

Predicts Crucifixion Two Days Away (4)

134

26:1-5

14:1,2

22:1,2

 

11. 13

He is Pre-Anointed for Burial

134

26:6-13

14:3-9

 

12:2-8

11.14

Judas Plans to Betray Him

135

26:14-16

14:10,11

22:3-6

 

11.15

Prepares for His Last Passover

135

26:17-19

14:12-16

22:7-13

 

11.16

Eats the Meal with His Disciples

135

26:20

14:17

22:14-16 22:24-30

 

11.17

Washes His Disciples' Feet

136

 

 

 

13:1-20

11.18

Judas Identified as the Betrayer

137

26:21-25

14:18-21

22:21-23

13:21-30

11.19

Peter, Others Warned

138

26:31-35

14:27-31

22:31-38

13:31-38

11.20

Institutes the Lords Supper

139

26:26-30

14:22-26

22:17-20

 

TOPICAL BOOK-BY-BOOK INDEX OF CONTENTS

Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

11.21

His Farewell Discourse

139

 

 

 

14,15,16

11.22

Defines Eternal Life

144

 

 

 

17:1-3

11.23

Prays for All Believers in Him

144

 

 

 

17:4-26

11.24

Prays at Gethsemane

145

26:36-46

14:32-42

22:39-46

18:1

12

BETRAYAL AND ARREST

147

 

 

 

 

12.1

Betrayed with a Kiss

147

26:47-50

14:43-46

22:47-49

18:2-9

12.2

Arrested by Band of Soldiers

148

26:51-56

14:47-52

22:50-53

18:10-12

13

TRIAL

149

 

 

 

 

13.1

Examined by ex-High Priest Annas

149

 

 

 

18:13,14, 18:19-23

13.2

Condemned by Caiaphas and Rulers

149

26:57,59-68

14:53,55-65

22:63-65

18:24

13.3

Peter Denies Him Thrice

150

26:58,69-75

14:54,66-72

22:54-62

18:15-18

18:25-27

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Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

13.4

Rulers Sentence Him to Death

151

27:1

15:1

22:66-71

 

13.5

Judas Commits Suicide

151

27:3-10

 

 

 

13.6

Trial Before Pilate

151

27:2,11-14

15:1-5

23:1-5

18:28-38

13.7

Trial Before Herod

152

 

 

23:6-12

 

13.8

Trial Again Before Pilate

153

27:15-26

15:6-15

23:13-25

18:39-19:16

14

CRUCIFIXION

155

 

 

 

 

14.1

Journey to Golgotha; Simon of Cyrene as Crossbearer

155

27:27-32

15:16-21

23:26

19:16,17

14.2

Women Wept for Him

155

27:33-34

15:22-23

23:27-33

 

14.3

Nailed to the Cross

155

27:35,38

15:24,27

23:33

19:18-22

14.4

First Three Hours on the Cross: First Three Sayings

156

27:35-44

15:24-32

23:33-43

23:24,34

19:23-27

19:26,27

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Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

14.5

Second Three Hours on the Cross

Fourth to Seventh Sayings

157

27:45-50

27:48

15:33-37

23:44-46

23:46

19:28-30

19:28,30

14.6

First Resurrection of the Righteous

157

27:51-56

15:38-41

23:45,47 -49

 

15

BURIAL

158

 

 

 

 

15.1

Buried in Executive Tomb

158

27:57,58

15:42-45

23:50-52

19:31-38

15.2

Tomb Under Heavy Guard

158

27:59-66

15:46,47

23:53-56

19:39-42

16

RESURRECTION APPEARANCES

160

 

 

 

 

16.1

He Rises

160

28:2-4

16:1

 

 

16.2

Women Visit Tomb at Sunrise

160

28:1,5-8

16:2-8

24:1-12

20:1-10

16.3

Appears to Mary Magdalene

161

 

16:9-11

 

20;l-17a

16.4

First Ascension

162

 

 

 

20:17,18

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Section

Title

Page

Matthew

Mark

Luke

John

16.5

Appears to the Other Women

162

28:9,10

 

 

 

16.6

Religious Critics Hear He Rose

162

28:11-15

 

 

 

16.7

To Two on Emmaus Road

162

 

16:12,13

24:13-35

 

16.8

Appears to the Eleven

164

 

16:14

24:36-43

20:19-25

16.9

Thomas Convinced

164

 

 

 

20:26-29

16.10

Appears to Seven Disciples
Miraculous Catch of Fishes

164

 

 

 

21:1-25 20:30,31

17

THE GREAT COMMISSION

167

28:16-20

16:15-18

 

 

17.1

The Great Commission

167

 

 

 

 

17.2

Other Commissions

167

 

 

24:44-49

 

18

SECOND AND FINAL ASCENSION

169

 

 

 

 

18.1

Ascension

169

 

16:19,20

24:50-52