implicit and underdeveloped. in the world (see 4:34 and note). the Bread of Life (. Judah the father of Perez and Zerah (by Tamar), Perez the father of Hezron, Hezron the father of Ram. Sometimes they stop coming. precedence over the prohibition of working on the Sabbath (see note on 7:22). ‘In the beginning …’ immediately brings to the reader’s mind the ‘in the beginning’ of Genesis 1:1, where God is assumed to exist in unique, independent, absolute, unconditional, eternal self-existence. The virgin will conceive and bear a son, and they will call him 19  Emmanuel,” 20  which means 21  “God with us.” 22  24 When Joseph awoke from sleep he did what the angel of the Lord 23  told him. “It 3  will not leave even a root or branch. I would encourage you to start using the updated ones if your church uses these evangelistic Bible studies. Gods Word For You. The Gospel of John is the fourth section of what some call the four-fold gospel, with four voices giving different perspectives on the life of Jesus of Nazareth. The relationship between my existence and Jesus Christ is one of absolute dependence, irrespective of whether I am aware of or acknowledge that dependence. John will mention this further here in his introduction, and he will mention it repeatedly, in various ways, later in his Gospel. John the Baptist's Testimony about Jesus Encourage people to share what is going on in their lives B. Jesus Christ, the Word, is eternal. 4 1 “For indeed the day 2 is coming, burning like a furnace, and all the arrogant evildoers will be chaff. To the mind steeped in the Old Testament John’s statement here is just as confrontational and disturbing as his previous statements affirming the eternal existence of the Word. What are the keys that make these groups succeed, causing the local church to grow? Get back to basics with the truth of the gospel. In addition to improvements in the appearance of the Bible study, some facts have been updated. They opened their treasure boxes and gave him gifts of gold, frankincense, 17  and myrrh. John expresses this truth both positively and negatively: Positively: that God the Father created all things through the Word – that every individual thing that exists exists as a result of the creative agency of the Word. Azor the father of Zadok, Zadok the father of Achim, Achim the father of Eliud. Using selected verses here and there to present the gospel message confuses the person who cannot set them into a meaningful context. Teaching an evangelistic Bible study A. in him shall not perish but have eternal life" (3:16). there]; 19:26; 20:2; 21:7,20,24). Here are five: Instead of being asked to join a Bible study, people are invited to a home to hear about an idea: a discussion Bible study group for adults who aren't experts. (rather than "was") a pool "near the Sheep Gate" may suggest a time before John is not alone in this perception of Jesus Christ. Jesus spoke of John the Baptist 1. He here leaves no room for anyone to see Jesus Christ as less than God in some way, or to some degree. John 1 Bible Study - Commentary - Chapter Summary Questions John 1 Bible Study JOHN 1:1-3 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Don’t take God’s things lightly – John 2:13-25 5. Literally, this phrase is ‘the Word was towards God’; the thought is repeated in verse 2. But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication, You will trample on the wicked, for they will be like ashes under the soles of your feet on the day which I am preparing,” says the. Although a variety of Those interested set a time and place to start studying. The Jew will remember that ‘by the Word of the Lord were the heavens made’; the Greek will think of the rational principle of which all natural laws are particular expressions. I would encourage you to start using the updated ones if your church uses these evangelistic Bible studies. It happens all the time, it changes lives, and it's easier than you may think.