Outlines – Book 42: Luke (20170827)

Luke Outlines

Disclaimer: These outlines are, to the best of my knowledge, original materials.  Where appropriate, acknowledgement is given for “inspirtation”. Content is intended to be mostly devotional in nature, although doctrine may “slip in.” Long-term intent is to post at least one outline for every chapter of the Bible.

Keith Anthony, 27 August 2017.

Luke 1 Outline

About John

  1. John Given to Faithful Believers (Luke 1:6)
  2. God’s Work Produces Fear in People (Luke 1:12)
  3. John’s Mother Filled with the Holy Spirit (Luke 1:43-55)
  4. Inspired Zachariah’s Prophecy Promise (Luke 1:68-79)
  5. Result of God’s Faithful Promise (Luke 1:72)
  6. John to be the Forerunner to Jesus (Luke 1:66)
  7. John Foretold in scripture (Luke 1:66)

Luke 2 Outlines

Jesus’ Early Years

  1. Praise upon his Arrival (Luke 2:13)
  2. Pondering his Actions (Luke 2:19)
  3. Those who were Awaiting the Promise (Luke 2:25)
  4. To Fulfill an Ancient Prophecy (Luke 2:32)
  5. An Appearance at Passover (Luke 2:41)
  6. Abundant Preparation (Luke 2:40, 52)
  7. An Amazing Preview of His Ministry (Luke 2:49)

Reaction to Jesus

  1. They Pondered (Luke 2:19)
  2. They Marvelled (Luke 2:33)
  3. They were Astonished (Luke 2:41)
  4. They were Amazed (Luke 2:48)

Luke 3 Outline

John in Jordan

  1. Sent to Prepare Hearts (Luke 3:4)
  2. He Presented the Truth about them (Luke 3:7)
  3. He Proclaimed Repentance (Luke 3:8)
  4. He Provoked a Response (Luke 3:12, 14)
  5. He Pointed to Jesus (Luke 3:16)
  6. He Preached many things (Luke 3:18)
  7. He was Imprisoned for his Ministry (Luke 3:20)

Luke 4 Outline

The Early Ministry

  1. Satan Defeated (Luke 4:2-13)
  2. A Scripture Fulfilled (Luke 4:21)
  3. Sorrow Foretold (Luke 4:25)
  4. Spoke of the Sidonian Widow Blessed (1 Kings 17:21, Luke 4:26)
  5. Spoke of the Syrian Leper Healed (2 Kings 5:14, Luke 4:27)
  6. The Synagogue Enraged (Luke 4:28)
  7. Signs Provided (Luke 4:35, 40)

Luke 5 Outline

Followers

  1. Boats (Luke 5:2)
  2. The Beckoning (Luke 5:11)
  3. Bringing others to Jesus (Luke 5:19)
  4. Blasphemy? (Luke 5:21)
  5. The Bridegroom (Luke 5:34)
  6. The Bottles (Luke 5:37)
  7. The Better Wine (Luke 5:39)

Luke 6 Outline

Lord of the Sabbath

  1. The Sabbath and the Corn (Luke 6:1)
  2. Shewbread Consumed (Luke 6:4)
  3. Sabbath Considered (Luke 6:5)
  4. A Synagogue Convenient (Luke 6:6)
  5. Sickness Corrected (Luke 6:8)
  6. A System Corrupt (Luke 6:8)
  7. A Sorry Communion (Luke 6:11)

Luke 7 Outline

A Centurion’s Faith

  1. A Servant Ready to Die (Luke 7:2)
  2. A Request for Help (Luke 7:3)
  3. A Regard for God’s People (Luke 7:5)
  4. Recognition of Unworthiness (Luke 7:6)
  5. Rare Faith (Luke 7:9)
  6. A Restored Helper (Luke 7:10)
  7. A Return Home (Luke 7:10)

Luke 8 Outline

Truth and What You Do With It

  1. Truth is Restrictive (Luke 8:1)
  2. Truth faces Resistance (Luke 8:5-7)
  3. Truth will have a Response (Luke 8:12)
  4. Truth must be Regarded (Luke 8:10)
  5. Truth is based on Revelation (Luke 8:10)
  6. Truth can be Rejected – Passively or actively (Luke 8:12-14)
  7. Truth has Conditional Results (Luke 8:15)

Luke 9 Outline

The Heavenly Staff Meeting

Introduction: See parallel passages in Matthew 17 and Mark 9. The passage
is a prophetic goldmine.

  1. After a Week (Luke 9:28)
  2. A Saviour White and Glistening (Luke 9:29)
  3. Witnesses from Heaven (Luke 9:30, 35)
  4. The Work on the Cross (Luke 9:31)
  5. Difficult Watching (Luke 9:32)
  6. Peter’s Worry about Status Quo (Luke 9:33)
  7. A Wide-Angle View of Scripture (Luke 9:28-36)

Luke 10 Outline

The Lord’s Outreach Program

  1. The Appointed Ones (Luke 10:1)
  2. The Place they were sent (into the Harvest) (Luke 10:2)
  3. The Peace That Motivated Them (Luke 10:5)
  4. The Power they were given (Luke 10:9)
  5. A Problem with rejecting them (they spoke for Jesus) (Luke 10:16)
  6. A Principle they were to Remember (Luke 10:20)
  7. The Prophets who never got this truth (Luke 10:24)

Luke 10 Outline

Insights Into Prayer

Introduction: The so-called “Lord’s prayer” has special, and literal, meaning
in the Tribulation, but some general insight into prayer is apparent.

  1. Prayer is about Doing God’s Will (Luke 11:2)
  2. There are Daily Requests (Luke 11:3)
  3. Prayer shows Dependence on God (Luke 11:3)
  4. Prayer provides Deliverance on God (Luke 11:4)
  5. The Door of Persistent Prayer will be answered (Luke 11:8)
  6. Prayer is Directed to a Caring Father (Luke 11:11)
  7. The Door of Persistent Prayer will be answered (Luke 11:8)

Luke 12 Outline

Some Things Difficult to Accept

  1. Let God Take Care of Details (Luke 12:22-30)
  2. Serving God Requires Devotion (Luke 12:31-40)
  3. God’s People have a Duty (Luke 12:42-45)
  4. God will Discipline his Servants (Luke 12:42-45)
  5. Truth Causes Division (Luke 12:51)
  6. You Must Exercise Discernment (Luke 12:54-57)
  7. God Expects Diligence (Luke 12:58-59)

Luke 13 Outline

The Doomed Vineyard

  1. The Faultless Galileans (Luke 13:2) (who apparently perished in this calamity, due to no fault of their own)
  2. The Fruitless Vineyard (Luke 13:7) (Jesus finds no fruit amongst Jewish leaders in three years)
  3. The Faithless Many (Luke 13:3)
  4. A Future-less Religion (Luke 13:3)

Luke 14 Outline

Failure of Formal Religion

  1. It is Confrontational (Luke 14:1-6)
  2. It cannot answer tough Questions (Luke 14:1, 5)
  3. Full of Contradictions (Luke 14:5)
  4. Cannot address Real Life (Luke 14:2)
  5. Has no Concern about Problems (Luke 14:14)
  6. Is About Conformity (Luke 14:14)
  7. Is Confused between physical and spiritual (Luke 14:14)

Luke 15 Outlines

The One Percenters (I)

Introduction: The One Percenters in the passage are those who, for whatever reason, have departed from the fold and must be found and brought back. They have value, the do not necessarily have any virtue, their return is regarded as a victory.

  1. There are Resources Spent to get them Back (Luke 15:4)
  2. The Reason is Significant (a lost soul has immeasurable value) (Luke 15:4)
  3. This Reality is Seen Everyday (Luke 15:4)
  4. Their Regard is Singular (Luke 15:4, 9)
  5. Their Restoration is Special (Luke 15:5, 10)

The One Percenters (II)

  1. They are the Departed Ones (Luke 15:4)
  2. They are the Delinquent Ones (Luke 15:4)
  3. There is a Desire to Find Them (Luke 15:4)
  4. There is a Determination to Find Them (Luke 15:4)
  5. There is a Decision to Find Them (Luke 15:4)
  6. There is a Dedication to Find Them (Luke 15:4)
  7. There is Delight when they are Found (Luke 15:10)

A Lost Sheep

  1. The Stink of a Sheep (Luke 15:2)
  2. The Stigma of a Sheep (Luke 15:2)
  3. A Single Sheep (Luke 15:4)
  4. Seeking a Sheep (Luke 15:4)
  5. The Significance of a Sheep (Luke 15:4)
  6. Saving a Sheep (Luke 15:5)
  7. Satisfaction in Saving a Sheep (Luke 15:7)

Luke 16 Outline

A List of Lessons

  1. Divided Loyalties (Luke 16:13)
  2. Divisive Lives (Luke 16:14)
  3. A Derided Lord (Luke 16:14)
  4. Discontinued & Disqualifying Law (Luke 16:6)
  5. A Delicacies & Fine Linen (Luke 16:19)
  6. Diseased Lazarus (Luke 16:20)
  7. A Depleted Lifetime (Luke 16:31)
  8. Deaf Listeners (Luke 16:31)

Luke 17 Outline

Truths Not Seen

  1. Certain Ruffling (Offenses will Happen) (Luke 17:1)
  2. The Big Space for Repentance (Luke 17:4)
  3. The Sycamine Replanted (Luke 17:6)
  4. Servants at the Ready (Luke 17:10)
  5. A Shown Restoration (Luke 17:14)
  6. A Samaritan Rescued (Luke 17:16)
  7. The Shining Redeemer (Luke 17:24)
  8. A Separating Return (Luke 17:35)

Luke 18 Outline

Some Things God Does

  1. Accepts Prayers (in fact, is Anxious for them) (Luke 18:1-5)
  2. Avenges the Persecutors (Luke 18:7)
  3. Accepts the Publicans (Luke 18:13)
  4. Will Abase the Proud (Luke 18:14)
  5. Appropriates to the Poor (Luke 18:21)
  6. Makes all things Possible (Luke 18:27)
  7. Sees After the Present (Luke 18:30)

Luke 19 Outline

Zaccheus Meets Jesus

  1. Had Status but was a Sinner (Luke 19:2)
  2. Sought (Luke 19:3)
  3. Saw (Luke 19:4)
  4. Was Summoned (Luke 19:6)
  5. Received (Luke 19:6)
  6. Supped with Jesus (Luke 19:7)
  7. Was Cited by Jesus (Luke 19:9-10)

Luke 20 Outline

It’s all About Us

Introduction: A confrontation between the scribes and elders and Jesus. Al- ways self-impressed, the scribes:

  1. Had a Bothersome Situation (Luke 20:1)
  2. Were Blind to their State (Luke 20:2)
  3. Couldn’t see the Blatant Significance of John’s Baptism (Luke 20:4)
  4. Were asked Big Stumper (Luke 20:4) (Question unanswered)
  5. Were Beholden to Status (Luke 20:6)
  6. Finished in a Bitter Stalemate (Luke 20:7)
  7. Left by a Blunt Savior (Luke 20:8)

Luke 21 Outline

Apocalypse Now

  1. Stones of the Temple (Luke 21:6)
  2. Signs of Turmoil (Luke 21:7)
  3. Shaking and Trials (Luke 21:11)
  4. The Faithful Saved from Trouble (Luke 21:18)
  5. A City Trodden Under (Luke 21:24)
  6. Scriptures Come True (Luke 21:22)
  7. A Shooting Forth Tree (Luke 21:29)

Luke 22 Outline

The Betrayal

Introduction: Chapter 22 begins with a verse having 13 words …

  1. The Concern (Luke 22:1)
  2. A Conspiracy (Luke 22:2)
  3. The Convenient Occasion (Luke 22:3)
  4. The Communion (of Purpose) (Luke 22:4)
  5. A Covenant (of Death) (Luke 22:5)
  6. The Cup of the New Testament (Luke 22:20)
  7. An Unconverted Simon (Luke 22:32)
  8. The Completion (Luke 22:48)

Luke 23 Outline

Getting Rid of the Problem

  1. Facing Pilate (Luke 23:1)
  2. A Fellow Perverting (Luke 23:2)
  3. A Forbidding Payment? (Luke 23:2)
  4. A False Premises (Luke 23:2)
  5. Found Pure (Luke 23:4, 14, 22)
  6. A Fierce Presentation (Luke 23:5)
  7. Forwarding the Problem (Luke 23:7)
  8. Foolishness Prevails (Luke 23:24)

Luke 24 Outline

The Empty Tomb

  1. Sepulchre Purged (Luke 24:1)
  2. Spices Prepared (Luke 24:1)
  3. Stone Put Aside (Luke 24:2)
  4. The Shining Ones Present (Luke 24:4)
  5. Sinful People (Luke 24:7)
  6. Scripture Preached (Luke 24:48)
  7. Spirit Promised (Luke 24:49)
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