Subscribe weekly newsletter spiritual secrets unveiled whats more. This reference to the word recalls the opening chapter of the book of genesis, where god creates the world by the power of speech. The conversation in chapter fourteen follows in form closely to the preceding chapter. In this chapter 14 passage jesus is providing more information about what they will find when they are able to follow him. One evidence of johns intended audience as being to the world was that he often explains names, places and customs which would be unfamiliar to nonjews, indicating the audience that god intended the gospel of. The baptist is jesus cousin, the son of elizabeth luke 1. Observe the effect this miracle had upon the people. Psalms chapter 14 kjv king james version we live in the day that people deny there is a god, because it makes them feel better about their sinful ways, they are fools and those that follow them as well, dont get caught up in the worldly advice stick with gods word, do not condone their actions either. Jesus parting words to his disciples do not let your hearts be distressed. John 3 good news for hopeless sinners that includes you and me. One of his books was about his mother, margaret ogilvy, and his growing up in scotland. The word, or logos in greek, is gods power to create and order life.
Lets begin in a prayer as we continue our study of john. It is utterly astounding, that the night before he will be executed in horrific brutal fashion, jesus is comforting. John 6 records christs fourth journey in the third year of his ministry when he preached by the sea of galilee. The book containing this chapter is anonymous, but early christian tradition uniformly. Then i go on, as well, and look at some verses that talk about this and here is one of the verses i use and it is john 14. This is part 2 in a 23part study on the book of john. If it were not so, would i have told you that i go to prepare a place for you. It continues jesus discussions with his disciples in anticipation of his death and records the promised gift of the holy spirit. It is most unfortunate that there is a chapter break between. He has told his disciples that he will be with them only a little while. They are to encamp by the sea, directly opposite baal zephon. This whole entire 14th chapter of the book of john is really a promise from jesus that he is the one giving us comfort in fact, this entire chapter deals with comfort martin lutherwho strongly influenced reformation in the 16th century said this about john chapter 14. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him.
Sermons from john 14 backstage at bethlehem john 1. Jesus saw in their faces that night confusion, hurt, disappointment, fear. There is some debate as how the verb tenses of this verse should be regarded. David guzik commentary on john 14, where jesus gives the disciples the. Rolf jacobson, karoline lewis, david lose, and matt skinner,for a conversation around preaching the lectionary texts for easter 5. John 14 the church of jesus christ of latterday saints. Verse 6 introduces john the baptist as a messenger of god. Book of john, chapter 1 douay rheims version catholic bible holy read douay rheims catholic version online on line. John 14, new international version niv the bible app. The jewish religious leaders always had a problem with jesus and the miracles he was performing. Lord, we thank you for your goodness, for the hope that we have in christ jesus, for the grace, the truth and for the understanding that youve communicated to us through your revealed word. Jesus would give the holy spirit so that he indicating a person, not a thing may abide in us permanently and not temporarily, as in. We pray that we would be people who not only hear your.
We are reminded in the book of hebrews the temple was patterned after. As he attempts to prepare them for the upcoming events, his death, resurrection, and ascension he instructs them to continue his work, and comforts them with the assurance that they would eventually be. He has foretold his betrayal by judas, and judas has slipped out into the night. Read and study john 14 with the versebyverse bible commentary. John 14 is the fourteenth chapter of the gospel of john in the new testament of the christian bible. Jesus speaks of many mansionshe says that he is the way, the truth, and the life and that to see him is to see the fatherhe promises the first. John 14 mary anoints jesus at bethany 12 six days before i the passover, j jesus therefore came to bethany, k where lazarus was, whom jesus had raised from the dead. Jesus speaks individually with thomas, philip and judas not the iscariot. This is not john, the gospel writer and disciple of jesus.
The gospel of john is such a great book to study, as a new believer, because it. See this account of the death of john the baptist fully explained in matthew 14. Johns gospel opens, in the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, and the word was god john 1. In this chapter, he got to convert a royal official and his whole house to believe in his teaching.
That word logos means that he is a personal intelligence. Christ was ever interested in the salvation of mens souls, and that is why he shifted the emphasis back to what had already been taught concerning salvation. It is probably best to take both occurrences of the word believe in verse one as. If that werent so, would i have told you that im on my way to get a room ready for you. There are many dwelling places in my fathers house.
Then he foretold his betrayal and sent judas into the night to do his treachery. And if i go and prepare a place for you, i will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where i am. He was the first person to react to the presence of the messiah, even though he was an unborn child luke 1. In my father s house there are many dwellingplaces. In chapter four of the gospel of john, we got to learn much about the power of god and the authority he gave to jesus. In chapters 1417, jesus explains events that are to comejesus death. He is an intelligent designer who spoke creation into being.1134 413 52 1372 99 472 1172 84 1395 919 945 1137 63 1027 943 1268 463 667 907 859 1277 505 586 832 1167 258 843 768 1257 1000 398