Bible study on the book of john chapter one

This is one of my own personal favorites of all the sixtysix books of the bible. They were fully revealed in christ, the son of god. But these are written that you may believe that jesus is the messiah, the son of god, and that by believing you may have life in his name. Daily study questions for the gospel of john chapter 1 day one. As you delve into this study, youll see how and why multitudes of people misunderstood jesus during his earthly life, and the countless ways we struggle to fully understand him today. During the month of may, we will work through the book of 1 john gods blessings to you. In effect john is telling us that, i have come in the wilderness of the worlds need and in doing so the gospel is pointing men and women to the one. In the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, and the word was god.

This brings us back far before the created order itself. And peter, knowing that jesus would tell john what he meant, prompted john to ask jesus who would betray him. The word in the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, and the word was god. The word word was familiar to the greeks who understood it to be the rational principle that governed the universe. This begins the study in the most spiritual book in the entire bible, the book of john. Bible study lesson sheets these are lessons designed for either a class or personal study. John 1, new american standard bible nasb the bible app. Open your bible and prepare for new insight into this very popular book of the bible. There are significant events in the ministry of jesus that matthew, mark, and luke all include yet. These verses are very important because they tell us who. Meet jesus famous cousin who appears in this chapter and proclaims jesus as the lamb of god who takes away the sins of the world.

One of the best and most beautiful narrative commentaries can be found within the first fourteen verses of the first chapter. The gospel of john was probably the last of the four written, and written in view of what the previous three had already said. John wrote this gospel, as inspired by god, after the gospels of matthew, mark and luke already had been written, and assumes the readers familiarity with some of the details e. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. This summary of the gospel of john provides information about the title, author s, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the gospel of john. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the father, jesus christ the righteous. In the beginning god created the heavens and the earth but this is prior to the beginning when there was simply the word and the word was with god and the word was god. The book of john is not like the book of matthew, mark, or luke which cover the same period of time. In effect john is telling us that, i have come in the wilderness of the worlds need and in doing so the gospel is pointing men and women to the one who alone can satisfy the worlds need. Watch our overview video on the gospel of john, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. The author is the apostle john, the disciple whom jesus loved.

John 1 niv the word became flesh in the bible gateway. 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. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. Choose which chapter of the gospel of john you wish to study. The following statements we find in first john only. As you delve into this study, youll see how and why multitudes of people misunderstood jesus during his. Here is a summary and commentary on first john chapter two. Gospel of john chapter 1 free online bible study lessons.

It speaks of who he is, why he came and all about his ministry on earth before his death and resurrection. For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the father, and was manifested unto us. This precedes the creation of the heavens and the earth. In so doing, many deprive themselves of great truths. The first speaks of gods holiness, truth and righteousness and the second of his grace and mercy. Chapter one chapter one contains what has often been called the most beautiful passage in scripture the first 18 verses. This is one reason why johns account of the life of jesus is in many ways different from matthew, mark, and luke.

The word became flesh in the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, and the word was god. Lord, we thank you for your goodness, for the hope. The apostle john begins with the purpose of writing this letter by stating, i am writing these. Loud john saint john chapter one john saint john chapter one verses one through 18 in the verses one. The gospel of john is such a great book to study, as a new. This is part 2 in a 23part study on the book of john.

The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. John 1 indepth versebyverse bible study and commentary of john chapter 1 in plain english. What do you learn about god from reading verses 1 and 2. The apostle john begins with the purpose of writing this letter by stating, i am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the fatherjesus christ, the righteous one. Chitwood links for the books in pdf format view herefor those who wish to digest the meat not milk of gods wordhebrews 5. He was prominent in the early church but is not mentioned by name in this gospel which would be natural if he wrote it, but hard to explain. Tucked away towards the end of the scripture, they, along with the short. The questions contain minimal human commentary, but instead urge students to study to understand scripture. This is a summary of the apostle johns descriptive account of god coming to earth as a man. But these are written that you may believe that jesus is.

Click here to download a workbook with the daily study questions for the gospel of john chapter 1. This workbook was designed for bible class study, family study, or personal study. This book bears the name of joshua, either because it is concerning him, his actions and exploits in the land of canaan, or because it was written by him, or both. Home bible studies 1, 2, and 3 john studies 1 john 1 these small group studies of 1 john contain outlines, crossreferences, bible study discussion questions, and applications. Joshua overview john gills exposition on the whole bible. Book of john bible study chapter 1 a word from god. The gospel of john chapter one 1 b e l i e v e r s b i b l e s t u d y the gospel of john chapter 1 introduction. List 5 aspects of jesus christ we learn from studying verses 14. Chapter one chapter one contains what has often been called the most beautiful passage in scripture the first 18. Lets begin in a prayer as we continue our study of john. One of the best and most beautiful narrative commentaries can be found within the first fourteen. If you are using a good news bible, the title used for chapter 1, verses 1 through 18 of the gospel of john, is the word of life. Tucked away towards the end of the scripture, they, along with the short letter from jude, may often be ignored in a rush to study the revelation. John, chapter 1 king james version christian answers webbible.

Studies from 1st, 2nd, and 3rd john bible study guide. This bible study draws from those gospels, as well as from the other books of the bible. The first speaks of gods holiness, truth and righteousness and the second of. The gospel of john is such a great book to study, as a new believer, because it speaks so clearly about jesus. This summary of the gospel of john provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the gospel of john. Both characteristics of god stand always in total agreement to each other. Join james lindly in this episode of a word from god bible study where he explores the writings of the apostle john in the new testament book of john. Visit our library of inductive bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the bible you can use in your small group. Believe it or not, the above illustration is one way to view 3 short new testament epistles. One of the key themes of the gospel of john is how no one understands jesus.

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