A Table of Parallel Gospel Passages


JESUS'S BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD MATTHEW MARK LUKE JOHN
The word became flesh 1:1-14
A letter to Theophilus 1:1-4
The genealogy of Jesus Joseph 1:1-17 3:23-38
Gabriel announces Jesus's birth (The Annunciation) 1:26-38
Mary visits Elizabeth 1:39-45
The Magnificat 1:46-55
The birth of Jesus 1:18-25 2:1-7
The shepherds 2:8-20
The circumcision 2:21
The presentation 2:22-24
The canticle of Simeon 2:25-35
An old woman named Anna 2:36-38
The wise men 2:1-12
The flight to Egypt 2:13-15
Herod murders the infants in Bethlehem 2:16-18
The return from Egypt 2:19-21
Jesus's childhood in Galilee 2:22-23 2:39-40
His father's business 2:39-52

JOHN THE BAPTIST MATTHEW MARK LUKE JOHN
John the Baptist introduced 3:1-12 1:1-8 3:1-20 1:15-28
An angel announces John's birth 1:5-17
God strikes Zechariah dumb (for doubting the angel) 1:18-25
Let's call him John 1:56-66
Zechariah's prayer 1:67-80
The baptism of Jesus 3:13-17 1:9-11 3:21-22
The lamb and Son of God 1:29-34
John the Baptist: Should we look for another? 11:1-6 7:18-23
Jesus: John the Baptist is Elijah 11:7-19, 17:1-13 9:11-13
Herod: Jesus is the risen John the Baptist 14:1-5 6:14-20 9:7-9
The imprisonment John the Baptist 14:3-4 6:17-20 3:19-20
The death of John the Baptist 14:6-12 6:21-29

JESUS'S EARLY MINISTRY MATTHEW MARK LUKE JOHN
The marriage at Cana 2:1-12
Jesus is tempted by the devil 4:1-11 1:12-13 4:1-13
Jesus calls his first disciples 4:12-25 1:14-22 5:10-11 1:35-51
Jesus heals those with unclean spirits 4:23-25 6:17-49

THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT MATTHEW MARK LUKE JOHN
The beatitudes 5:1-12 6:20-23
Salt of the earth, light of the world 5:13-16 9:49-50 14:34-35
Obey the law of Moses (every jot and tittle) 5:17-20 16:16-17
Moses says this, but I say that (name-callers go to hell) 5:21-24
Some legal advice 5:25-26 12:58-59
Lust = adultery 5:27-28
Pluck out your eye, cut off your hand 5:29-30, 18:7-9 9:42-50
Divorce 5:31-32 10:10-12 16:18
Don't swear 5:33-37
Turn the other cheek 5:38-39 6:27-35
Give to anyone who asks 5:40-42 6:27-35
Love your enemies 5:43-47 6:27-28, 32-35
Be perfect 5:48
Don't let others see your good works 6:1-4
Don't pray in public (or use repetitions) 6:5-8
The Our Father (or The Lord's Prayer) 6:9-15 11:1-4
Don't let others know that you're fasting 6:16-18
Treasures in heaven 6:19-21 12:33-34
The evil eye 6:22-23 11:33-36
God and mammon 6:24 16:13
Don't worry about money, food, clothes, or the future 6:25-34 12:22-34
Don't judge 7:1-5 6:37-42
Pearls before swine 7:6
Just ask God (and he'll give it to you) 7:7-11 11:5-13
The golden rule (that's the whole law) 7:12 6:31
Most people go to hell 7:13-14 13:24
Watch out for false prophets (and bad trees) 7:15-20 6:43-44
Didn't I cast out devils in your name, Jesus? (I never knew you) 7:21-23
Obey Jesus (build your house on a rock) 7:24-29 6:47-49

THE SERMON ON THE PLAIN MATTHEW MARK LUKE JOHN
Jesus heals those with unclean spirits 4:23-25 6:17-19
The beatitudes 5:1-12 6:20-23
Woe to the rich and well-respected 6:24-26
Love your enemies 5:43-47 6:27-28, 32-35
Turn the other cheek 5:38-39 6:29
Give to anyone who asks 5:40-42 6:30
The golden rule 7:12 6:31-35
Be merciful, don't judge 7:1-5 6:36-42
Good and bad trees 7:17-20 6:43-46
Obey Jesus (build your house on a rock) 7:24-28 6:47-49

JESUS'S MINISTRY AFTER AFTER HIS SERMONS MATTHEW MARK LUKE JOHN
Jesus cleans a leper 8:1-4 1:40-48 5:12-16
The centurion's servant 8:5-13 7:1-10
Peter's mother-in-law 8:14-15 1:29-30 4:38-39
Jesus casts out devils and heals the sick 8:16-17 1:32-34 4:40-41
Let the dead bury the dead 8:18-22 9:57-62
Jesus calms a storm 8:23-27 4:35-41 8:22-25
Jesus casts out more devils 8:28-34 5:1-20 8:26-37
A man with palsy 9:1-8 2:1-12 5:17-26
The call of Matthew 9:9-13 2:14-17 5:27-28
Why Jesus and his disciples didn't fast 9:14-17 2:15-22 5:29-39
The ruler's daughter and
a woman with an issue of blood
9:18-26 5:21-43 8:40-56
Two blind men 9:27-31
A dumb man possessed with a devil 9:32-34
Jesus heals every sickness 9:35-38
The twelve apostles 10:1-4 3:13-19 6:12-16
The mission of the apostles 10:5-10 6:6-9 9:1-6
It'll be worse than Sodom and Gommorah 10:11-15 6:10-11
You'll be hated by everyone 10:16-25
Whom you should fear 10:26-31 12:4-7
If you deny Jesus, he'll deny you 10:32-33 12:8-9
Don't love your family (more than Jesus) 10:34-39 12:49-59,
14:25-35
Be nice to Jesus's followers
(and he'll be nice to you)
10:40-42 9:41
Jesus condemns certain cities 11:20-24 10:9-16
Thanks for hiding things from the wise 11:25-27 10:21-22
Come to Jesus 11:28-30
The disciples pluck grain on the sabbath 12:1-8 2:23-28 6:1-5
A man with a withered hand 12:9-14 3:1-6 6:6-11
God's chosen servant 12:15-21
Jesus and Beelzebub 12:16-29 3:22-27 11:14-22
The unforgivable sin
(blasphemy against the Holy Ghost)
12:30-37 3:28-30 12:10
An evil and adulterous generation
(asks for a sign)
12:38-42
16:1-4
11:29-32
The return of the unclean spirit 12:43-45 11:24-26
Jesus: Who is my mother? 12:46-50 3:31-35 8:19-21
The parable of the sower 13:1-9 4:1-9 8:4-8
The purpose of the parables
(to confuse people)
13:10-17 4:10-12 8:9-10
Jesus explains the parable of the sower 13:18-23 4:13-20 8:11-15
Weeds and wheat 13:24-30
A mustard seed 13:31-32 4:30-34 13:18-19
Heaven is like yeast 13:33 13:20-21
The purpose of the parables (again) 13:34-35
Jesus explains the parable of the weeds 13:36-43
Three little parables 13:44-52
Jesus is rejected in his hometown 13:53-58 6:1-6 4:14-30
Jesus feeds five thousand men 14:13-21 6:30-44 9:10-17 6:1-15
Jesus walks on water 14:22-33 6:45-52 6:16-21
Jesus heals the sick in Gennesaret 14:34-36 6:53-56
The Pharisees criticize Jesus's disciples
(for not washing their hands before eating)
15:1-2 7:1-5 11:37-54
Jesus criticizes the Pharisees
(for not killing disobedient children)
15:3-9 7:6-13
Things that defile a person 15:10-20 7:14-23
Jesus removes a devil
from a Canaanite woman's daughter
(after calling her a dog)
15:21-28 7:24-30
Jesus feeds four thousand men 15:29-39 8:1-10
The yeast of the Pharisees and Sadducees 16:5-12 8:14-21 12:1-3
Peter declares Jesus to be Christ
(and becomes the first pope)
16:13-20 8:27-30 9:18-21
Jesus fortells his death and resurrection
(and calls Peter "Satan")
16:21-26 8:31-38 9:22-25
Jesus will come again soon
(within the lifetime of some of his listeners)
16:27-28 9:1 9:27
The Transfiguration 17:1-9 9:2-10 9:28-36
Jesus heals a boy possessed by the devil 17:14-21 9:14-29 9:37-43
Jesus fortells his death (again) 17:22-23 9:31-32 9:44-45
Jesus pays his taxes
(by taking a coin out of a fish's mouth)
17:24-27
Who is the greatest? 18:1-6 9:33-37 9:46-48
Cut off your hand and pluck out your eye
(if they offend you)
18:7-9 9:42-50
The lost sheep 18:10-14 15:1-7
What to do with someone who trespasses against you 18:15-17 : 17:3-4
Special powers given to believers 18:18-20
How many times must we forgive? (490) 18:21-22
The parable of the cruel master 18:23-35
Divorce 19:1-11 10:1-12 16:18
Eunuchs 19:12
Little children 19:13-15 10:13-16 18:15-17
The rich young man 19:16-26 10:17-31 18:18-27
Abandon your family for Jesus 19:27-30 10:28-31 18:28-30
The parable of the unfair employer 20:1-16
Jesus fortells his death (for the third time) 20:17-19 10:32-34 18:31-34
The mother of James and John ask Jesus for a favor (special seats in heaven) 20:20-28 10:35-45
Two blind men 20:29-34 10:46-52 18:35-43

HOLY WEEK MATTHEW MARK LUKE JOHN
Jesus rides into Jerusalem (on an ass and a colt) 21:1-11 11:1-11 19:28-38 12:12-19
Jesus's temple tantrum 21:12-17 11:15-19 19:45-48 2:13-22
Jesus kills a fig tree (by cursing it) 21:18-22 11:12-14, 20-24 13:6-9
Jesus stumps the chief priests and elders 21:23-27 11:27-33 20:1-8
The parable of two sons 21:28-32
A parable about a vineyard 21:33-46 12:1-12 20:9-19
The parable of the wedding banquet (and the psyco king) 22:1-14 14:16-24
Pay your taxes 22:15-22 12:13-17 20:20-26
There is no marriage in heaven 22:23-33 12:18-27 20:27-40
The greatest commandment 22:34-40 12:28-34 20:25-28
Jesus is not the son of David 22:41-46 12:35-37 20:41-44
Woe to scribes and Pharisees! 23:1-39 11:42-54
The end of the world 24:1-51 13:1-37 17:20-37, 21:5-38
Heaven is like ten virgins 25:1-13
The cruel and unjust master 25:14-30 19:11-27
The sheep and the goats 25:31-46
Jesus predicts his death (for the fourth time) 26:1-2
The plot to kill Jesus 26:3-5 14:1-2 22:1-2 11:45-57
Jesus gets his head anointed (the poor get nothing) 26:6-13 14:3-9 7:36-50 12:1-8
Judas betrays Jesus 26:14-16 14:10-11 22:1-6
The Last Supper 26:17-30 14:12-26 22:7-30
Peter's promise (and Jesus's prediction) 26:31-35 14:27-31 22:31-34 13:36-38
Jesus prays at Gethsemane (while the disciples sleep) 26:36-46 14:32-42 22:39-46
Jesus is arrested 26:47-56 14:43-50 22:47-53 18:1-12
Jesus is taken to Caiaphas 26:57-68 14:53-65 22:56 18:24
Peter denies Jesus 26:69-75 14:66-72 22:56-62 18:15-18
Jesus is taken to Pontius Pilate 27:1-2 15:1 23:1 18:28
Judas hangs himself 27:3-10
Jesus is questioned by Pilate 27:11-14 15:2-5 23:2-7 18:29-40
Jesus is taken to Herod 23:8-12
Pilate tries to release Jesus 23:13-17 19:4-16
The people prefer Barabbas to Jesus 27:15-26 15:6-15 23:18-25 18:39-40
The soldiers make fun of Jesus 27:27-30 15:16-20 19:1-3
Jesus is crucified 27:31-44 15:21-32 23:26-43
Jesus dies 27:45-56 15:33-41 23:44-49
The burial of Jesus 27:57-66 15:42-47 23:50-56
Jesus rises from the dead 28:1-10 16:1-8 24:1-12
The priests bribe the guards 28:11-15
Jesus appears to his disciples (but some doubted) 28:16-20
The added verses in Mark : 16:9-20
The road to Emmaeus : 24:13-32
Jesus appears (and eats fish) : 24:33-49
Jesus goes to heaven : 24:50-53