Tag Archives: Gospel of John

Can We Come to Christ via Freewill?

NOTE: verses listed without chapter and book, refer to chapter 6 of the Gospel of John. Verses listed without book, refer to the Gospel of John. Jesus said, “Whoever feeds on My flesh and drinks My blood has eternal life. . . abides in Me and I in him.” [v54,56]. Christ did not give His […]

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 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 […]

Examine Ourselves – Are We In the Faith

In the Gospel of John, Jesus described Himself as the true vine. “I am the true vine and my Father is the vinedresser.” [Joh 15:1 ESV]. Professing Christians are the branches in the vine. I say “professing Christian” because not all who profess Christ are saved and, in verse six, Jesus said some of these […]

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 […]