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Early Galilean Ministry

The Initial Portrait of Jesus’ Galilean Ministry: Teaching, Healing and Controversy (Matthew 4:12–25; Mark 1:14–3:19a; Luke 4:14–6:16)

    24. Jesus’ Preaching in Galilee (Matthew 4:12-17; Mark 1:14-15; Luke 4:14-15; Aland # 30, 32; Orchard # 36, 39, Huck-Greeven # 21)

    25. Jesus Preaches in Nazareth (Luke 4:16-30; Aland # 33; Orchard # 38; Huck-Greeven # 22; Matthew 13:53-58 and Mark 6:1-6a place this incident later)

    26. The Call of the Disciples (Matthew 4:18-22; Mark 1:16-20; Aland # 34; Orchard # 40; Huck-Greeven # 23)

      1QH 5.7-8 (= col. XIII)

    27. Teaching in the Synagogue at Capernaum (Mark 1:21-22; Luke 4:31-32; Aland # 35; Orchard # 41; Huck-Greeven # 24a)

      Josephus, Jewish War 3.516-519

    28. The Healing of the Demoniac in the Synagogue (Mark 1:23-28; Luke 4:33-37; Aland # 36; Orchard # 42; Huck-Greeven # 24b)

      Psalm 105 LXX

      Sirach 45:6

      Judges 16:17 [mss B, LXX]

      1QapGenesis 20:28-29

    29. Healing of Peter’s Mother-In-Law (Mark 1:29-31; Luke 4:38-39; Matthew 8:14-15, in a later context where he has chosen to first discuss Jesus’ miraculous activity; Aland # 37; Orchard # 43; Huck-Greeven # 25)

    30. The Sick Healed in the Evening (Mark 1:32-34; Luke 4:40-41; Matthew 8:16-17, in a later context where he introduces Jesus’ activity; Aland # 38; Orchard # 44; Huck-Greeven # 26)

    31. Jesus Leaves Capernaum (Mark 1:35-38; Luke 4:42-43; Aland # 39; Orchard # 45; Huck-Greeven # 27)

    32. Summary: Jesus’ Tour of Galilee (Matthew 4:23; Mark 1:39; Luke 4:44; Aland # 40; Orchard # 46; Huck-Greeven # 28)

      Strabo 16:21

      Dio Cassius 37:16:7

    33. Jesus’ Miracle Leads to a Discipleship Call (Luke 5:1-11; Aland # 41; Orchard # 47; Huck-Greeven # 29)

    34. The Cleansing of the Leper (Mark 1:40-45; Luke 5:12-16; Matthew 8:1-4- initiates his later, initial summary of Jesus’ activity; Aland # 42; Orchard # 48; Huck-Greeven # 57)

    35. The Healing of the Paralytic (Mark 2:1-12; Luke 5:17-26; Matthew 9:1-8- in later summary section; Aland # 43; Orchard # 51; Huck-Greeven # 64)

      4Q 242 (The Prayer of Nabonidus)

    36. The Calling of Levi/Matthew (Mark 2:13-17; Luke 5:27-32; Matthew 9:9-13- in a later summary section; Aland # 44; Orchard # 52; Huck-Greeven # 65)

      Sirach 35:1-7

      The Prayer of Azariah 16–17

      Diogenes Laertius 6.1.6

    37. The Question about Fasting (Mark 2:18-22; Luke 5:33-39; Matthew 9:14-17- in a later setting; Aland # 45; Orchard # 53; Huck-Greeven # 66)

      Didache 8:1

    38. The Dispute over the Disciples’ Plucking Grain on the Sabbath (Mark 2:23-28; Luke 6:1-5; Matthew 12:1-8- in a later section where controversy is highlighted; Aland # 46; Orchard # 54; Huck-Greeven # 81)

      m. Shabbat 7.2

    39. Synagogue Sabbath Healing: The Man with the Withered Hand (Mark 3:1-6; Luke 6:6-11; Matthew 12:9-14- in the later controversy section; Aland # 47; Orchard # 55; Huck-Greeven # 82)

      Testament of Simeon 2:12-13

      Yoma 8.6

      Shabbat 22.6; 16.22

      Edduyot 2.5

      Shabbat 14.4; 12.2

      CD 11.13-14

    40. Summary: Jesus Heals by the Sea (Mark 3:7-12; Luke 6:17-19- in reverse order with the choosing of the Twelve from Mark; Matthew 4:24-25 and 12:15-16; Aland # 48; Orchard #57; Huck-Greeven # 84a)

    41. The Choosing of the Twelve (Mark 3:13-19a; Luke 6:12-16; Matthew 10:1-4- in a later section where mission is the topic; Aland # 49; Orchard #58; Huck-Greeven # 85)

Related Topics: Christology