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Literary structure (chiasmus, chiasm) of Gospel of Luke

Chiasmus and Concentric Structure of divided by 2

Two centers in divided in two structures are "The people of this generation" (no. 37, Lk. 7:29-35) and "Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem" (no. 109, Lk. 19:28-44). No. 37 is about the story of this generation who refused Jesus, and no. 109 is about the story of the people who praise the LORD at Jerusalem. These structure would emphasize the contrast between the people who refuse the LORD, and the people who follow to the LROD.


2-1

1 Dedication to Theophilus (1:1-4)
  2 The birth of John the Baptist foretold (1:5-25)
    3 The birth of Jesus foretold (1:26-38)
      4 Mary visits Elizabeth (1:39-45)
        5 Mary's song of praise (1:46-56)
          6 The birth of John the Baptist (1:57-66)
            7 Zachariah's prophecy (1:67-80)
              8 The birth of Jesus (2:1-21)
                9 Jesus is presented in the temple (2:22-40)
                  10 The boy Jesus in the temple (2:41-52)
                    11 The proclamation of John the Baptist (3:1-20)
                      12 The baptism of Jesus (3:21-22)
                        13 The ancestors of Jesus (3:23-38)
                          14 The temptation of Jesus (4:1-15)
                            15 The rejection of Jesus at Nazareth (4:16-30)
                              16 Jesus drives out an evil spirit (4:31-44)
                                17 Jesus calls the first disciples (5:1-11)
                                  18 Jesus cleanses a leper (5:12-16)
                                    19 Jesus heals a paralytic (5:17-26)
                                      20 Jesus calls Levi (5:27-32)
                                        21 The question about fasting (5:33-35)
                                          22 The parables of wine and cloak (5:36-39)
                                            23 The question about the Sabbath (6:1-5)
                                              24 The man with a withered hand (6:6-11)
                                                25 Jesus choose the twelve apostles (6:12-19)
                                                  26 Blessings and woes (6:20-26)
                                                    27 Love for enemies (6:27-36)
                                                      28 Judging others (6:37-38)
                                                        29 The disciple and the teacher (6:39-40)
                                                          30 The splinter in your brother's eye (6:41-42)
                                                            31 A tree and its fruits (6:43-45)
                                                              32 The two foundations (6:46-49)
                                                                33 Jesus heals a centurion's servant (7:1-10)
                                                                  34 Jesus raises the widow's son at Nain (7:11-17)
                                                                    35 Messengers from John the Baptist (7:18-23)
                                                                      36 No one is greater than John (7:24-28)
                                                                        37 The people of this generation (7:29-35)
                                                                      38 A sinful woman forgiven (7:36-50)
                                                                    39 Some woman accompany Jesus (8:1-3)
                                                                  40 The parable of the sower (8:4-8)
                                                                41 They may look but not see (8:9-10)
                                                              42 Meaning of the parable of the sower (8:11-15)
                                                            43 A lamp under a jar (8:16-18)
                                                          44 The true kindred of Jesus (8:19-21)
                                                        45 Jesus calms a storm (8:22-25)
                                                      46 Jesus heals the Gerasene demoniac (8:26-39)
                                                    47 A woman healed (8:40-48)
                                                  48 A girl restored to life (8:49-56)
                                                49 The mission of the twelve (9:1-6)
                                              50 Herod's perplexity (9:7-9)
                                            51 Feeding the five thousand (9:10-17)
                                          52 Peter's declaration about Jesus (9:18-20)
                                        53 Jesus fortells his death and resurrection (9:21-22)
                                      54 The nature of discipleship (9:23-27)
                                    55 The transfiguration (9:28-36)
                                  56 Jesus heals a boy with a demon (9:37-43)
                                57 Jesus again fortells his death (9:44-45)
                              58 Ambition and Jealousy Rebuked (9:46-50)
                            59 A Samaritan village reguses to receive Jesus (9:51-56)
                          60 Would-be followers of Jesus (9:57-62)
                        61 The mission of the seventy (10:1-12)
                      62 Woes to unrepentant cities (10:13-16)
                    63 The return of the seventy (10:17-20)
                  64 Jesus rejoices (10:21-24)
                65 The parable of the good Samaritan (10:25-37)
              66 Jesus visits Martha and Mary (10:38-42)
            67 The LORD's prayer (11:1-4)
          68 About prayer (11:5-13)
        69 Jesus and Beelzebul (11:14-26)
      70 True blessedness (11:27-28)
    71 The sign of Jonah (11:29-32)
  72 The light of the body (11:33-36)
73 Jesus denounces Pharisees and Lawyers (11:37-54)
Former halfRelationLatter half
1 Dedication to Theophilus (1:1-4)
1:3most excellent Theophilus,
Love for the God73 Jesus denounces Pharisees and Lawyers (11:37-54)
11:42 Woe to you Pharisees! You pay tithes of mint and of rue and of every garden herb, but you pay no attention to judgment and to love for God. These you should have done, without overlooking the others.
2 The birth of John the Baptist foretold (1:5-25)
1:6 Both were righteous in the eyes of God, observing all the commandments and ordinances of the Lord blamelessly.
Righteous person72 The light of the body (11:33-36)
11:36 If your whole body is full of light, and no part of it is in darkness, then it will be as full of light as a lamp illuminating you with its brightness."
3 The birth of Jesus foretold (1:26-38)
1:35"The holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore the child to be born will be called holy, the Son of God.
Son of God / Man71 The sign of Jonah (11:29-32)
11:30 Just as Jonah became a sign to the Ninevites, so will the Son of Man be to this generation.
3 The birth of Jesus foretold (1:26-38)
1:38 Mary said, "Behold, I am the handmaid of the Lord. May it be done to me according to your word."
Not asking for / asking for a sign71 The sign of Jonah (11:29-32)
11:29"This generation is an evil generation; it seeks a sign, but no sign will be given it, except the sign of Jonah.
4 Mary visits Elizabeth (1:39-45)
1:42"Most blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.
Blessing for Jesus' mother70 True blessedness (11:27-28)
11:27"Blessed is the womb that carried you and the breasts at which you nursed."
5 Mary's song of praise (1:46-56)
1:47 my spirit rejoices in God my savior.
Spirit within person69 Jesus and Beelzebul (11:14-26)
11:24 "When an unclean spirit goes out of someone, it roams through arid regions searching for rest but, finding none, it says, I shall return to my home from which I came.
6 The birth of John the Baptist (1:57-66)
1:63 He asked for a tablet and wrote, "John is his name," and all were amazed. (1:63)
A father gives good thing to one's child68 About prayer (11:5-13)
11:13 If you then, who are wicked, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will the Father in heaven give the holy Spirit to those who ask him?"(11:13)
7 Zachariah's prophecy (1:67-80)
1:77 to give his people knowledge of salvation through the forgiveness of their sins, (1:77)
Forgiveness of sin67 The LORD's prayer (11:1-4)
11:4 and forgive us our sins for we ourselves forgive everyone in debt to us, and do not subject us to the final test." (11:4)
8 The birth of Jesus (2:1-21)
2:19 And Mary kept all these things, reflecting on them in her heart. (2:19)
Mary listens to the LORD66 Jesus visits Martha and Mary (10:38-42)
10:39 She had a sister named Mary (who) sat beside the Lord at his feet listening to him speak.(10:39)
9 Jesus is presented in the temple (2:22-40)
2:39 When they had fulfilled all the prescriptions of the law of the Lord, they returned to Galilee, to their own town of Nazareth. (2:39)
Obedience to the law65 The parable of the good Samaritan (10:25-37)
10:26 Jesus said to him, "What is written in the law? How do you read it?" (10:26)
10 The boy Jesus in the temple (2:41-52)
2:47 and all who heard him were astounded at his understanding and his answers. (2:47)
Wisdom of children64 Jesus rejoices (10:21-24)
10:21 At that very moment he rejoiced (in) the holy Spirit and said, "I give you praise, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, for although you have hidden these things from the wise and the learned you have revealed them to the childlike. Yes, Father, such has been your gracious will.(10:21)
11 The proclamation of John the Baptist (3:1-20)
3:7 He said to the crowds who came out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath? (3:7)
Judgement against a snake63 The return of the seventy (10:17-20)
10:19 Behold, I have given you the power 'to tread upon serpents' and scorpions and upon the full force of the enemy and nothing will harm you. (10:19)
12 The baptism of Jesus (3:21-22)
3:21 After all the people had been baptized and Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, heaven was opened3:22 and the holy Spirit descended upon him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven, "You are my beloved Son; with you I am well pleased."(3:21-22)
Descending from the heaven62 Woes to unrepentant cities (10:13-16)
10:15 And as for you, Capernaum, Will you be exalted to heaven? You will go down to the netherworld."(10:15)
13 The ancestors of Jesus (3:23-38)
The list of ancesters
Many people 61 The mission of the seventy (10:1-12)
72 disciples
14 The temptation of Jesus (4:1-15)
three temptations of devil
Three temptations60 Would-be followers of Jesus (9:57-62)
three admonishes to people who want to be disciple
15 The rejection of Jesus at Nazareth (4:16-30)
4:29 They rose up, drove him out of the town, and led him to the brow of the hill on which their town had been built, to hurl him down headlong. (4:29)
Resentment of people59 A Samaritan village reguses to receive Jesus (9:51-56)
9:53 but they would not welcome him because the destination of his journey was Jerusalem. (9:53)
16 Jesus drives out an evil spirit (4:31-44)
4:35 Jesus rebuked him and said, "Be quiet! Come out of him!" Then the demon threw the man down in front of them and came out of him without doing him any harm. (4:35)
Casting out demons58 Ambition and Jealousy Rebuked (9:46-50)
9:49 Then John said in reply, "Master, we saw someone casting out demons in your name and we tried to prevent him because he does not follow in our company." (9:49)
17 Jesus calls the first disciples (5:1-11)
5:5 Simon said in reply, "Master, we have worked hard all night and have caught nothing, but at your command I will lower the nets." (5:5)
Disciples can't understand words57 Jesus again fortells his death (9:44-45)
9:45 But they did not understand this saying; its meaning was hidden from them so that they should not understand it, and they were afraid to ask him about this saying. (9:45)
18 Jesus cleanses a leper (5:12-16)
5:12 Now there was a man full of leprosy in one of the towns where he was; and when he saw Jesus, he fell prostrate, pleaded with him, and said, "Lord, if you wish, you can make me clean."(5:12)
Making a miracle / cannot making a miracle56 Jesus heals a boy with a demon (9:37-43)
9:40 I begged your disciples to cast it out but they could not." (9:40)
19 Jesus heals a paralytic (5:17-26)
5:24 But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins''--he said to the man who was paralyzed, "I say to you, rise, pick up your stretcher, and go home."(5:24)
Chosen person55 The transfiguration (9:28-36)
9:35 Then from the cloud came a voice that said, "This is my chosen Son; listen to him."(9:35)
20 Jesus calls Levi (5:27-32)
5:28 And leaving everything behind, he got up and followed him.(5:28)
Leaving everything and following to Jesus54 The nature of discipleship (9:23-27)
9:23 Then he said to all, "If anyone wishes to come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.(9:23)
21 The question about fasting (5:33-35)
5:35 But the days will come, and when the bridegroom is taken away from them, then they will fast in those days." (5:35)
Prophecy of suffering53 Jesus fortells his death and resurrection (9:21-22)
9:22 He said, "The Son of Man must suffer greatly and be rejected by the elders, the chief priests, and the scribes, and be killed and on the third day be raised." (9:22)
22 The parables of wine and cloak (5:36-39)
5:39 (And) no one who has been drinking old wine desires new, for he says, 'The old is good.'" (5:39)
People who prefer old things52 Peter's declaration about Jesus (9:18-20)
9:19 They said in reply, "John the Baptist; others, Elijah; still others, 'One of the ancient prophets has arisen.'" (9:19)
23 The question about the Sabbath (6:1-5)
6:4 (How) he went into the house of God, took the bread of offering, which only the priests could lawfully eat, ate of it, and shared it with his companions."(6:4)
Giving a bread51 Feeding the five thousand (9:10-17)
9:16 Then taking the five loaves and the two fish, and looking up to heaven, he said the blessing over them, broke them, and gave them to the disciples to set before the crowd.(9:16)
24 The man with a withered hand (6:6-11)
6:11 But they became enraged and discussed together what they might do to Jesus. (6:11)
Foreshadow of suffering50 Herod's perplexity (9:7-9)
9:9 But Herod said, "John I beheaded. Who then is this about whom I hear such things?" And he kept trying to see him.(9:9)
25 Jesus choose the twelve apostles (6:12-19)
Twelve are chosen
Twelve49 The mission of the twelve (9:1-6)
Twelve are sent
26 Blessings and woes (6:20-26)
6:21 Blessed are you who are now weeping (6:21)
Crying person48 A girl restored to life (8:49-56)
8:52 All were weeping and mourning for her (8:52)
27 Love for enemies (6:27-36)
6:29 the person who takes your cloak, do not withhold even your tunic (6:29)
Clothes47 A woman healed (8:40-48)
8:44 touched the tassel on his cloak (8:44)
28 Judging others (6:37-38)
6:37 Forgive and you will be forgiven (6:37)
Tolerance46 Jesus heals the Gerasene demoniac (8:26-39)
8:32 they pleaded with him to allow them to enter those swine; and he let them. (8:32)
29 The disciple and the teacher (6:39-40)
6:40 No disciple is superior to the teacher; but when fully trained, every disciple will be like his teacher. (6:40)
No disciple is superior to the teacher45 Jesus calms a storm (8:22-25)
8:25 Then he asked them, "Where is your faith?" But they were filled with awe and amazed and said to one another, "Who then is this, who commands even the winds and the sea, and they obey him?" (8:25)
30 The splinter in your brother's eye (6:41-42)
6:41 Why do you notice the splinter in your brother's eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own? (6:41)
Brothers44 The true kindred of Jesus (8:19-21)
8:21 He said to them in reply, "My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and act on it." (8:21)
31 A tree and its fruits (6:43-45)
6:45 A good person out of the store of goodness in his heart produces good, but an evil person out of a store of evil produces evil; for from the fullness of the heart the mouth speaks. (6:45)
Hidden things are revealed43 A lamp under a jar (8:16-18)
8:17 For there is nothing hidden that will not become visible, and nothing secret that will not be known and come to light. (8:17)
32 The two foundations (6:46-49)
6:47 I will show you what someone is like who comes to me, listens to my words, and acts on them.(6:47)
Person who acts on words and don't acts on words42 Meaning of the parable of the sower (8:11-15)
8:15 But as for the seed that fell on rich soil, they are the ones who, when they have heard the word, embrace it with a generous and good heart, and bear fruit through perseverance. (8:15)
33 Jesus heals a centurion's servant (7:1-10)
7:9 When Jesus heard this he was amazed at him and, turning, said to the crowd following him, "I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith." (7:9)
Suitable person41 They may look but not see (8:9-10)
8:10 He answered, "Knowledge of the mysteries of the kingdom of God has been granted to you; but to the rest, they are made known through parables so that they may look but not see, and hear but not understand. (8:10)
34 Jesus raises the widow's son at Nain (7:11-17)
7:11 Soon afterward he journeyed to a city called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd accompanied him.(7:11)
Many crowds gather40 The parable of the sower (8:4-8)
8:4 When a large crowd gathered, with people from one town after another journeying to him, he spoke in a parable.(8:4)
35 Messengers from John the Baptist (7:18-23)
7:22 And he said to them in reply, "Go and tell John what you have seen and heard: the blind regain their sight, the lame walk, lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, the poor have the good news proclaimed to them. (7:22)
Evangelization39 Some woman accompany Jesus (8:1-3)
8:1 Afterward he journeyed from one town and village to another, preaching and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom of God. Accompanying him were the Twelve(8:1)
36 No one is greater than John (7:24-28)
7:26 Then what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and more than a prophet. (7:26)
Prophet38 A sinful woman forgiven (7:36-50)
7:39 When the Pharisee who had invited him saw this he said to himself, "If this man were a prophet, he would know who and what sort of woman this is who is touching him, that she is a sinner." (7:39)

2-2

73 Jesus denounces Pharisees and Lawyers (11:37-54)
  74 A warning against hypocrisy (12:1-3)
    75 Whom to fear (12:4-12)
      76 The parable of the rich fool (12:13-21)
        77 Do not worry (12:22-32)
          78 Treasure in heaven (12:33-34)
            79 Watchful slaves (12:35-40)
              80 The faithfiul or the unfaithful slave (12:41-48)
                81 Jesus is the cause of division (12:49-53)
                  82 With the Multitude about the Signs of the Time (12:54-56)
                    83 Your opponent will turn you over to the judge (12:57-59)
                      84 Repent or perish (13:1-5)
                        85 The parable of the barren fig tree (13:6-9)
                          86 Jesus heals a crippled woman (13:10-17)
                            87 The parable of the Mustard seed and yeast (13:18-21)
                              88 The narrow door (13:22-30)
                                89 The lament over Jerusalem (13:31-35)
                                  90 Jesus heals the man with dropsy (14:1-6)
                                    91 The parable of the great dinner (14:7-24)
                                      92 The cost of discipleship (14:25-35)
                                        93 The parable of the lost sheep and coin (15:1-10)
                                          94 The parable of the prodigal and his brother (15:11-32)
                                            95 The parable of the dishonest manager (16:1-13)
                                              96 The law and the kingdom of God (16:14-18)
                                                97 The rich man and Lazarus (16:19-31)
                                                  98 Some sayings of Jesus (17:1-10)
                                                    99 Jesus cleanses ten lepers (17:11-19)
                                                      100 The coming of the kingdom (17:20-37)
                                                        101 The parable of the widow and the unjust judge (18:1-8)
                                                          102 The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector (18:9-14)
                                                            103 Jesus blesses little children (18:15-17)
                                                              104 The rich ruler (18:18-30)
                                                                105 A third time Jesus foretells his death and resurrection (18:31-34)
                                                                  106 Jesus heals a blind beggar near Jericho (18:35-43)
                                                                    107 Jesus and Zacchaeus (19:1-10)
                                                                      108 The parable of the ten Pounds (19:11-27)
                                                                        109 Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem (19:28-44)
                                                                      110 Jesus cleanses the temple (19:45-48)
                                                                    111 The authority of Jesus questioned (20:1-8)
                                                                  112 The parable of the wicked tenants (20:9-19)
                                                                113 The question about paying taxes (20:20-26)
                                                              114 The qusetion about the resurrection (20:27-40)
                                                            115 The question about david's son (20:41-44)
                                                          116 Jesus denounces the scribes (20:45-47)
                                                        117 The widow's offering (21:1-4)
                                                      118 The destruction of the temple foretold (21:5-9)
                                                    119 The end of the world (21:10-19)
                                                  120 The destruction of Jerusalem foretold (21:20-24)
                                                121 The coming of the Son of Man (21:25-28)
                                              122 The parable of the fig tree (21:29-33)
                                            123 Exhortation to watch (21:34-38)
                                          124 The plot to kill Jesus (22:1-6)
                                        125 The preparation of the passover (22:7-13)
                                      126 The institution of the Lord's supper (22:14-23)
                                    127 The dispute about greatness (22:24-30)
                                  128 Jesus predicts Peter's denial (22:31-34)
                                129 Purse, bag, and sword (22:35-39)
                              130 Jesus prays on the Mount of Olives (22:40-46)
                            131 The betrayal and arrest of Jesus (22:47-53)
                          132 Peter denies Jesus (22:54-65)
                        133 Jesus before the council (22:66-71)
                      134 Jesus before Pilate (23:1-5)
                    135 Jesus before Herod (23:6-12)
                  136 Jesus sentenced to death (23:13-25)
                137 Jesus led away (23:26-32)
              138 the crucifixion (23:33-38)
            139 Jesus and the two criminals (23:39-43)
          140 The death of Jesus (23:44-49)
        141 The burial of Jesus (23:50-56)
      142 The resurrection of Jesus (24:1-12)
    143 The walk to Emmaus (24:13-35)
  144 Jesus appears to his desciples (24:36-49)
145 The ascension of Jesus (24:50-53)
Former halfRelationLatter half
73 Jesus denounces Pharisees and Lawyers (11:37-54)
11:53 When he left, the scribes and Pharisees began to act with hostility toward him and to interrogate him about many things, 11:54 for they were plotting to catch him at something he might say.
After Jesus leaving, acting with hostility / blessing the God145 The ascension of Jesus (24:50-53)
24:51 As he blessed them he parted from them and was taken up to heaven. 24:52 They did him homage and then returned to Jerusalem with great joy, 24:53 and they were continually in the temple praising God.
74 A warning against hypocrisy (12:1-3)
12:2"There is nothing concealed that will not be revealed, nor secret that will not be known.
Revelation144 Jesus appears to his desciples (24:36-49)
24:45 Then he opened their minds to understand the scriptures. 24:46 And he said to them,
74 A warning against hypocrisy (12:1-3)
12:3 Therefore whatever you have said in the darkness will be heard in the light, and what you have whispered behind closed doors will be proclaimed on the housetops.
Becoming witness144 Jesus appears to his desciples (24:36-49)
24:47beginning from Jerusalem. 24:48 You are witnesses of these things.
75 Whom to fear (12:4-12)
12:8 I tell you, everyone who acknowledges me before others the Son of Man will acknowledge before the angels of God. (12:8)
Confession of acknowledging Jesus143 The walk to Emmaus (24:13-35)
24:21 we were hoping that he would be the one to redeem Israel; and besides all this, it is now the third day since this took place. (24:21)
76 The parable of the rich fool (12:13-21)
12:15 one's life does not consist of possessions (12:15)
God decides the life of human142 The resurrection of Jesus (24:1-12)
24:4 While they were puzzling over this, behold, two men in dazzling garments appeared to them.
77 Do not worry (12:22-32)
seek his kingdom (12:31)
The kingdom of God141 The burial of Jesus (23:50-56)
awaiting the kingdom of God (23:51)
78 Treasure in heaven (12:33-34)
where your treasure is, there also will your heart be (12:34)
The place where the heart is140 The death of Jesus (23:44-49)
Father, into your hands I commend my spirit (23:46)
79 Watchful slaves (12:35-40)
12:40 You also must be prepared, for at an hour you do not expect, the Son of Man will come." (12:40)
Coming of son of man139 Jesus and the two criminals (23:39-43)
23:42 Then he said, "Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom." 23:43 He replied to him, "Amen, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise." (23:42-43)
80 The faithfiul or the unfaithful slave (12:41-48)
12:45 But if that servant says to himself, 'My master is delayed in coming,' and begins to beat the menservants and the maidservants, to eat and drink and get drunk,(12:45)
Disloyal servants138 the crucifixion (23:33-38)
23:35 The people stood by and watched; the rulers, meanwhile, sneered at him and said, "He saved others, let him save himself if he is the chosen one, the Messiah of God."(23:35)
81 Jesus is the cause of division (12:49-53)
12:53 a father will be divided against his son and a son against his father, a mother against her daughter and a daughter against her mother, a mother-in-law against her daughter-in-law and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law." (12:53)
Mother and daughter137 Jesus led away (23:26-32)
23:29 for indeed, the days are coming when people will say, Blessed are the barren, the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed. 23:30 At that time people will say to the mountains, Fall upon us! and to the hills, Cover us! (23:29-30)
82 With the Multitude about the Signs of the Time (12:54-56)
12:56 You hypocrites! You know how to interpret the appearance of the earth and the sky; why do you not know how to interpret the present time? (12:56)
Person who cannot interpret the time136 Jesus sentenced to death (23:13-25)
23:24 The verdict of Pilate was that their demand should be granted. (23:24)
83 Your opponent will turn you over to the judge (12:57-59)
12:58 If you are to go with your opponent before a magistrate, make an effort to settle the matter on the way; otherwise your opponent will turn you over to the judge, and the judge hand you over to the constable, and the constable throw you into prison. (12:58)
Accuser135 Jesus before Herod (23:6-12)
23:10 The chief priests and scribes, meanwhile, stood by accusing him harshly. (23:10)
84 Repent or perish (13:1-5)
13:1 At that time some people who were present there told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with the blood of their sacrifices.(13:1)
Judgement of Pilate134 Jesus before Pilate (23:1-5)
23:4 Pilate then addressed the chief priests and the crowds, "I find this man not guilty." (23:4)
85 The parable of the barren fig tree (13:6-9)
13:9 it may bear fruit in the future. If not you can cut it down.'" (13:9)
Prophecy about future133 Jesus before the council (22:66-71)
22:69 But from this time on the Son of Man will be seated at the right hand of the power of God." (22:69)
86 Jesus heals a crippled woman (13:10-17)
13:17 When he said this, all his adversaries were humiliated; and the whole crowd rejoiced at all the splendid deeds done by him. (13:17)
Ashamed person132 Peter denies Jesus (22:54-65)
22:62 He went out and began to weep bitterly. (22:62)
87 The parable of the Mustard seed and yeast (13:18-21)
13:21 It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed (in) with three measures of wheat flour until the whole batch of dough was leavened." (13:21)
Big effect which is caused by small part131 The betrayal and arrest of Jesus (22:47-53)
22:47 While he was still speaking, a crowd approached and in front was one of the Twelve, a man named Judas. He went up to Jesus to kiss him. (22:47)
88 The narrow door (13:22-30)
13:24 "Strive to enter through the narrow gate, for many, I tell you, will attempt to enter but will not be strong enough. (13:24)
Overcoming a temptation130 Jesus prays on the Mount of Olives (22:40-46)
22:46 He said to them, "Why are you sleeping? Get up and pray that you may not undergo the test." (22:46)
89 The lament over Jerusalem (13:31-35)
13:34 "Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how many times I yearned to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, but you were unwilling! (13:34)
Prophecy about persecution129 Purse, bag, and sword (22:35-39)
22:37 For I tell you that this scripture must be fulfilled in me, namely, 'He was counted among the wicked'; and indeed what is written about me is coming to fulfillment." (22:37)
90 Jesus heals the man with dropsy (14:1-6)
14:5 Then he said to them, "Who among you, if your son or ox falls into a cistern, would not immediately pull him out on the sabbath day?"(14:5)
Helping a person128 Jesus predicts Peter's denial (22:31-34)
22:32 but I have prayed that your own faith may not fail; and once you have turned back, you must strengthen your brothers." (22:32)
91 The parable of the great dinner (14:7-24)
14:15 One of his fellow guests on hearing this said to him, "Blessed is the one who will dine in the kingdom of God."(14:15)
Feast in the kingdom of God127 The dispute about greatness (22:24-30)
22:30 that you may eat and drink at my table in my kingdom; and you will sit on thrones judging the twelve tribes of Israel. (22:30)
92 The cost of discipleship (14:25-35)
14:26 "If any one comes to me without hating his father and mother, wife and children, brothers and sisters, and even his own life, he cannot be my disciple.(14:26)
Discarding oneself126 The institution of the Lord's supper (22:14-23)
22:19 Then he took the bread, said the blessing, broke it, and gave it to them, saying, "This is my body, which will be given for you; do this in memory of me."(22:19)
93 The parable of the lost sheep and coin (15:1-10)
15:2 but the Pharisees and scribes began to complain, saying, "This man welcomes sinners and eats with them." (15:2)
Eating together125 The preparation of the passover (22:7-13)
22:8 he sent out Peter and John, instructing them, "Go and make preparations for us to eat the Passover." (22:8)
94 The parable of the prodigal and his brother (15:11-32)
15:13 After a few days, the younger son collected all his belongings and set off to a distant country where he squandered his inheritance on a life of dissipation. (15:13)
Getting a money and committing a sin124 The plot to kill Jesus (22:1-6)
22:5 They were pleased and agreed to pay Judas money. (22:5)
95 The parable of the dishonest manager (16:1-13)
16:2 He summoned him and said, 'What is this I hear about you? Prepare a full account of your stewardship, because you can no longer be my steward.' (16:2)
Standing before the LORD123 Exhortation to watch (21:34-38)
21:36 Be vigilant at all times and pray that you have the strength to escape the tribulations that are imminent and to stand before the Son of Man." (21:36)
96 The law and the kingdom of God (16:14-18)
16:17 It is easier for heaven and earth to pass away than for the smallest part of a letter of the law to become invalid. (16:17)
The words of the LORD will not disappear122 The parable of the fig tree (21:29-33)
21:33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away. (21:33)
97 The rich man and Lazarus (16:19-31)
16:30 He said, 'Oh no, father Abraham, but if someone from the dead goes to them, they will repent.'(16:30)
Coming of son of man121 The coming of the Son of Man (21:25-28)
21:27 And then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. (21:27)
98 Some sayings of Jesus (17:1-10)
17:1 He said to his disciples, "Things that cause sin will inevitably occur, but woe to the person through whom they occur. (17:1)
Unfortunate person120 The destruction of Jerusalem foretold (21:20-24)
21:23 Woe to pregnant women and nursing mothers in those days, for a terrible calamity will come upon the earth and a wrathful judgment upon this people. (21:23)
99 Jesus cleanses ten lepers (17:11-19)
17:19 Then he said to him, "Stand up and go; your faith has saved you." (17:19)
Saved person119 The end of the world (21:10-19)
21:19 By your perseverance you will secure your lives. (21:19)
100 The coming of the kingdom (17:20-37)
There will be those who will say to you, 'Look, there he is,' (or) 'Look, here he is.' Do not go off, do not run in pursuit. (17:23)
False Messiah118 The destruction of the temple foretold (21:5-9)
He answered, "See that you not be deceived, for many will come in my name, saying, 'I am he,' and 'The time has come.' Do not follow them! (21:8)
101 The parable of the widow and the unjust judge (18:1-8)
because this widow keeps bothering me I shall deliver a just decision for her lest she finally come and strike me. (18:5)
Widow117 The widow's offering (21:1-4)
I tell you truly, this poor widow put in more than all the rest; (21:3)
102 The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector (18:9-14)
I tell you, the latter went home justified, not the former; for everyone who exalts himself will be humbled, and the one who humbles himself will be exalted. (18:14)
Arrogance of scribes116 Jesus denounces the scribes (20:45-47)
Be on guard against the scribes, who like to go around in long robes and love greetings in marketplaces, seats of honor in synagogues, and places of honor at banquets. (20:46)
103 Jesus blesses little children (18:15-17)
Jesus, however, called the children to himself and said, "Let the children come to me and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. (18:16)
Child115 The question about david's son (20:41-44)
How do they claim that the Messiah is the Son of David? (20:41)
104 The rich ruler (18:18-30)
He said to them, "Amen, I say to you, there is no one who has given up house or wife or brothers or parents or children for the sake of the kingdom of God 18:30 who will not receive (back) an overabundant return in this present age and eternal life in the age to come." (18:29-30)
Resurrected person114 The qusetion about the resurrection (20:27-40)
but those who are deemed worthy to attain to the coming age and to the resurrection of the dead neither marry nor are given in marriage. (20:35)
105 A third time Jesus foretells his death and resurrection (18:31-34)
He will be handed over to the Gentiles and he will be mocked and insulted and spat upon; (18:32)
Handed over to the Gentiles113 The question about paying taxes (20:20-26)
They watched him closely and sent agents pretending to be righteous who were to trap him in speech, in order to hand him over to the authority and power of the governor. (20:20)
106 Jesus heals a blind beggar near Jericho (18:35-43)
He shouted, "Jesus, Son of David, have pity on me!" (18:38)
Son112 The parable of the wicked tenants (20:9-19)
The owner of the vineyard said, 'What shall I do? I shall send my beloved son; maybe they will respect him.' (20:13)
107 Jesus and Zacchaeus (19:1-10)
When they all saw this, they began to grumble, saying, "He has gone to stay at the house of a sinner." (19:7)
Enemies111 The authority of Jesus questioned (20:1-8)
Tell us, by what authority are you doing these things? Or who is the one who gave you this authority? (20:2)
108 The parable of the ten Pounds (19:11-27)
Now as for those enemies of mine who did not want me as their king, bring them here and slay them before me. (19:27)
Killing110 Jesus cleanses the temple (19:45-48)
And every day he was teaching in the temple area. The chief priests, the scribes, and the leaders of the people, meanwhile, were seeking to put him to death, 19:48 but they could find no way to accomplish their purpose because all the people were hanging on his words. (19:47-48)

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