Tag Archives: Jesus Christ

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 1:19-34 – 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 […]