Gospel of John and His Letters (Message of Biblical Spirituality, Vol 11)
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Gospel of John and His Letters (Message of Biblical Spirituality, Vol 11) by J. N. M. Wijngaards

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Published by Michael Glazier .
Written in English


  • Biblical studies, criticism & exegesis

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Number of Pages304
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ISBN 100894535773
ISBN 109780894535772

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  The Gospel of John was written to prove that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. As an eyewitness to the love and power displayed in the miracles of Jesus, John gives us an up-close and personal look at Christ's shows us that Jesus, though fully God, came in the flesh to distinctly and accurately reveal God, and that Christ is the source of eternal life to all who believe in him. Book 4 - THE GOSPEL OF JOHN (Part 1 of 2, chapters ) WITH THE WORDS OF JESUS IN RED. CHAPTER 1. Prologue. -At the beginning God expressed himself. That personal expression, that word, was with God, and was God, and he existed with God from the beginning. 1 A. M. Hunter, Introducing the New Testament (London, ), p. 50, as cited by Leon Morris, The Gospel According to John (Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., ), p. 9. 2 See Morris in footnote 1, p. 8. 3 Some evangelical scholars believe that John is the source of this Gospel, but that he may have had help writing it, something akin to Mark writing his Gospel, but with Peter as. The Gospel of John, the Letters of 1, 2 and 3 John, and Revelation Saint John the Evangelist on Patmos by Hans Burgkmair The writings of John are often assigned the latest dates of all New Testament literature, with some secular scholars placing them well into the second century A.D., and even most conservative scholars dating at least.

Introduction to John's 3 Letters. The three Letters of John were written between c and 88AD, after the writing of John’s Gospel in cAD and before the Revelation given to John in cAD. John is writing from the ‘mother’ church in Ephesus to believers in numerous ‘daughter’ churches spread across the interior of Asia Minor.. Both these letters and John’s Gospel were written to. The Gospel of John was his area of concentration. It is appropriate that we express our gratitude for his enormous contribution among us in this issue dealing with his specialty. Authorship. The position of this article is that the Apostle John wrote the gospel as we have it, including chapter twenty-one. Technically the Fourth Gospel is anonymous.   The Gospel of John and The Letters of John. Christology: According to John, Jesus is the Man from heaven who has come to bring light and salvation. Creation and redemption are held together. Loving One Another: The Friends of Jesus. Abiding in Jesus, the church continues on His mission. The Gospel of John & his letters. [J N M Wijngaards] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.

John could have written his gospel quite early, possibly before Paul’s letters. No one knows when John wrote his gospel. John did learn of Paul’s gospel, if not before, by the Council of Jerusalem in 51 A.D. John was an apostle of Israel and the prophetic program. His gospel is wholly Jewish and is Old Testament just like the synoptics. John In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 1: εν: en,p {en} 1) in, by, with etc. 2: αρχη: arch,n {ar-khay’} 1) beginning, origin 2) the person or thing that commences, the first person or thing in a series, the leader 3) that by which anything begins to be, the origin, the active cause 4) the extremity of a thing 4a) of the corners of a.   The Gospel of John has a large amount of material not found in the other gospels and is the only one that has the entire High Priestly Prayer along with Jesus’ extensive farewell message.   One of these loose ends is the relationship of John’s Gospel and his letters to the book of Revelation. Though the size of the present volume is indicative of the space and effort required to treat John’s Gospel and epistles, some readers will miss the integration of John’s Apocalypse.