Introduction and John 1:1-14
Introduction. Hermeneutical Caveats. Structure
of the Gospels and the
Uniqueness of John’s. The Pre-existent One. More
than Metaphors: Logos, Light, and the Metacosm.
Baptist. The date of Jesus’ birth.
(Parenthetical notes on the identity of the Two
Witnesses of Rev 11.) The first converts.
miracle. The wedding at Cana. The water of
purification (from the Ashes of the Red Heifer).
The first Passover. Cleansing of the Temple.
meeting with Nicodemus at night. “Born Again”?
The Serpent lifted in the wilderness. The last
testimony of John the Baptist.
John 4 -
at the Well in Samaria. The healing of the
John 5 is
a key chapter with some of the strongest
arguments for the deity of Jesus Christ.
feeding of the 5,000. The Bread of Life. Jesus
walks on water.
the Feast of Tabernacles. Rivers of Living
Water. Pharisees’ Unbelief.
caught in adultery. Jesus the Light of the
World. A heated “exchange” with the Pharisees.
heals the man born blind. A look at “Spiritual
Blindness.” Why Do Christians Have Trials?
Good Shepherd. Eternal Security. Jesus rejected
by the Jews.
and raising of Lazarus. The plot against Jesus
by the chief priests and Pharisees.
anointed at Bethany. The triumphal entry into
Jerusalem. The Son of Man “must be lifted up.”
washes His disciples’ feet. He foretells His
betrayal. A New Commandment.
the Way, the Truth, and the Light. The promise
of the Holy Spirit.
John 15 -
the True Vine. Our relationship with Him, with
one another, and with the World. The work of the
Holy Spirit. The worry of the disciples. Jesus
says, “I have overcome the world.”
longest recorded prayer of our Lord. Jesus’
prayer for Himself; prayer for His disciples.
Jesus’ prayer for all believers, and for unity
betrayal and arrest of Jesus. The Garden. Jesus
brought before Annas, Caiaphas, and Pilate.
sentenced to die. The crucifixion. Jesus’ side
pierced. The burial of Jesus.
Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Jesus appears to
Mary Magdalene and his disciples.
miracle in John’s Gospel. Peter’s restoration.
“Feed my sheep.” The commission and the cross.