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The Gospel of St. John The Story of the Son of God (Classic Bible Series)

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ContributionsPiers Paul Read (Foreword), John Drane (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9877851M
ISBN 100312222092
ISBN 109780312222093

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The Gospel of John is the fourth of the Four Gospels of the New Testament - Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. John's Gospel is followed by the Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament of the Bible. St. John's Gospel is a mystical reflection on the Word Made Flesh, Jesus Christ. THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JOHN The Gospel according to John is quite different in character from the three synoptic gospels. It is highly literary and symbolic. It does not follow the same order or reproduce the same stories as the synoptic gospels. Matthew Henry (18 October – 22 June ) was an English commentator on the Bible, who published his works in , (six-volume Exposition of the Old and New Testaments (–) or Complete Commentary), provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering the whole of the Old Testament, and the Gospels and Acts in the New Testament.   Landscape of the Gospel of John. John wrote the Gospel sometime after 70 A.D. and the destruction of Jerusalem, but prior to his exile on the island of Patmos—around A.D. It was most likely written from Ephesus. Settings in the book include Bethany, Galilee, Capernaum, Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria.

The Gospel of John was written by John, one of Jesus’ twelve apostles. Even among the twelve, John was one of the three apostles (along with Peter and James) who were the closest to Jesus; The Gospel of John, also called "Book of John," is an eyewitness account written by someone very close to Jesus.   John’s is the only one of the four not considered among the Synoptic Gospels (i.e., those presenting a common view). Although the Gospel is ostensibly written by St. John the Apostle, “the beloved disciple” of Jesus, there has been considerable discussion of the actual identity of the author. [51] And he saith to him: Amen, amen I say to you, you shall see the heaven opened, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of man. Gospel According to St John. #N#Verse: Comment. The Gospel According to St. John In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. The same was in the beginning with God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. In .

4 What has come into being in him was life, life that was the light of men;. 5 and light shines in darkness, and darkness could not overpower it.. 6 A man came, sent by God. His name was John. 7 He came as a witness, to bear witness to the light, so that everyone might believe through him.. 8 He was not the light, he was to bear witness to the light.. 9 The Word was the .   The evangelist John rests one hand on his gospel book, in this inch-tall marble sculpture carved by Donatello in about for a niche in the facade of the Cathedral of Florence. Scholars writing Gospel of John commentary often grapple with the question: Who wrote the Gospel of John? The Book of John is all about Jesus explaining His own nature and purpose in the world. One of John's major purposes and themes was to correctly portray Jesus as the divine Word (or Logos) -- the pre-existent Son who is One with God (John ) and yet took on flesh in order to "tabernacle" Himself among us ().Author: Sam O'neal. Get this from a library! The Gospel of St John.. [John Marsh] -- Interprets the manifold problems of the Fourth Gospel to the modern reader. In examining John's conception of 'history', the author takes a new look at both the similarities and the notable.