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Reading the Gospel of John (7)

A Guide to Reading the Gospel of John (7) Day Seven Jesus’ Pastoral Conversation with the Woman at the Well The Apostle John had good reasons for placing these two pastoral conversations side by side — first the conversation with … Continue reading

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Reading the Gospel of John (6)

A Guide to Reading the Gospel of John Day Six Jesus’ Pastoral Conversation with Nicodemus (John 3:1-21) Nicodemus was a Pharisee, a member of the Sanhedrin, which was composed of the Pharisees, Sadducees, scribes and priests. The leaders’ sin was … Continue reading

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Reading the Gospel of John

This is an important correction to John 1:42 — Simon’s name change to Peter. I am very grateful to my dear friend Gary Parrett, former professor at Gordon-Conwell Seminary, for correcting my statement about Simon Peter’s name change in John 1:42. For … Continue reading

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Correction to Wedding Feast

The wedding feast at Cana is in John chapter 2 (not chapter one as I mistakenly wrote).

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Reading the Gospel of John (5)

A Guide to Reading the Gospel of John Day Five A Wedding Feast (John 1:1-12) Jesus and His disciples are invited to a wedding. Jesus performs His first miracle, or sign, there, and His disciples come to believe in Him. … Continue reading

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Reading the Gospel of John (4)

A Guide to Reading the Gospel of John (4) Day Four The 1st day of Jesus’ public ministry begins with John the Baptizer’s witness about himself (John 1:19-28) John 1:6 — “There was a man sent from God, whose name … Continue reading

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Reading the Gospel of John (3)

A Guide to Reading the Gospel of John (3) Day Three The Prologue (John 1:1-18) John’s prologue reveals the uniqueness of Jesus Christ. It reads like a majestic hymn, praising Jesus Christ. It is like a doxology in which John … Continue reading

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