John 6 notes

The Questions Who is Jesus? Meaning of the “Signs”? How does Gospel “speak” to Church…then & now? Feeding the Five Thousand (vv. 1 – 15) The feeding of the masses is the only “miracle” story found in all four Gospels John probably “borrows” from the other Gospels in the telling of this story Jesus is […]

John 2 Notes

The Questions Who is Jesus? Meaning of the “Signs”? How does Gospel “speak” to Church…then & now? The Wedding at Cana…Miracle or Something More? (vv. 1 – 12) The setting “On the third day…” not long after Jesus’ promise that ” you will see greater things than these” (1:50) Cana is an out of the […]

John 1 Notes

The Questions Who is Jesus? Meaning of the “Signs”? How does Gospel “speak” to Church…then & now? Prologue (vv. 1 – 18) “In the beginning…” What is the “Word”…”logos” When was the “Word”? With whom is the “Word”? What is the purpose of the “Word”? Who is the “Word”? John’s witness to the “light” Purpose […]

Intro to Gospel of John

Probably written sometime between 75 – 80 CE (finished no later than 100 CE) possibly in Ephesus. Written approximately same time frame as that of Matthew “John” may or may not be the son of Zebedee Author is a Jewish Christian…audience are Jewish Christians Uniqueness Not Synoptic Incarnation is central to Gospel Jesus’ longest discourse […]

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