Category Archives: Gospel of John

56 Doctrines From Jesus’ High Priestly Prayer

In this prayer, Christ expressed His love for His disciples and He also represented all the doctrine He had reviewed that night with the disciples. He gave so much teaching in His prayer to the Father. Here is a partial list of points of doctrine in chapter 17, there is much more to mine from this passage.

What Christ Taught Us As He Prayed

Jesus always taught doctrine, even when He prayed. John chapter 17 is a chapter of prayer. Many call it Christ’s High Priestly Prayer. In this prayer, Christ expressed His love for His disciples and He gave so much teaching in His prayer to the Father. Here is a partial list of points of doctrine, there is much more to mine from this passage.

Robbing God Of His Glory In Salvation

But to all who did receive Him, who believed in His name, He gave the right to become children of God, who were born, not of blood nor of the will of the flesh nor of the will of man, but of God. [John 1:12-13]. Some common terms we use in the Christian community are […]

John 3:16-18 – Does God Love Everyone in the World?

For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. [John 3:16]. John 3:16 is America’s favorite Bible verse. It is quoted by the saved and the sinner alike. It gives comfort to be assured God loves us – that He […]

John 2:23-3:3 Professing Faith Is Not Being Born Again

Now when He was in Jerusalem at the Passover Feast, many believed in His name when they saw the signs that He was doing. But Jesus on His part did not entrust Himself to them, because He knew all people and needed no one to bear witness about man, for He Himself knew what was […]

A Sidenote on the Crucifixion of Christ

In the nineteenth chapter of the Gospel of John, Pilate asked the Jews whether he should crucify their king. The Jewish leaders, who, in chapter eight (Joh 8:33), denied their enslavement to Rome, now proclaimed, “We have no king but Caesar!” [v15]. In the account of Matthew, Pilate washed his hands of this innocent man’s […]

John 1:19-34 – The Faithful Witness of John the Baptist

THE INTERVIEW OF JOHN THE BAPTIST John the Baptist said, “He who comes after me ranks before me because He was before me.” Christ was before John the Baptist, in that, He was before all time. However, as to birth in the flesh, John the Baptist was six months older than Christ. When John said, […]

John 1:9-18 – The Light Has Come Into the World

THE LIGHT CAME TO THE WORLD The Apostle John wrote the light was coming into the world. This is the light prophesied by Isaiah. . . . I will make You as a light for the nations, that My salvation may reach to the end of the earth. [Isa 49:6 ESV]. Christ is the light […]

John 1:1-5 – Christ is the Word From the Beginning

CHRIST WAS IN THE BEGINNING The Gospel of John begins with a parallel to the Book of Genesis, the first book of the Bible. The Bible begins, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” [Gen 1:1 ESV]. The Gospel of John begins, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was […]