Every inspired statement that acknowledges jesus christ as. They were fully revealed in christ, the son of god. Share how john says that fear and love work along with each other. He that feareth is not made perfect in love in the sense above explained. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. John explained that although jesus has already paid the penalty for a christians sin, we can have victory over sin in daily life and experience unhindered communion with christ. It is poetic proseprose with the soul of poetryprose that, like poetry, packs layers of meaning in a word or phrase. Study 1 in the study series on johns gospel looks at john 1. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love. The following statements we find in first john only. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills exposition. The gospel of john is the fourth section of what some call the fourfold gospel, with four voices giving different perspectives on the life of jesus of nazareth. For a comprehensive study of the passage, download the study guide pdf download.
The oldest surviving fragment of the new testament is a portion of john 18, found in egypt and dating well before 150 a. Study guide for john 1 by david guzik blue letter bible. All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. The first epistle of john chapter four john cautions his readers not to believe everyone who claims to be led by the spirit, but to test them 16. Barabbas john 18 bible study questions handout john 18. In the first three verses of chapter 4, we discover that jesus is gaining more and more disciples, more disciples than john the baptist cf john 3. The book of john lessons bible study and ministry resources. If love is of god, then those who claim to be born of god, and claim to know god, must be able to love one another in the body of christ. No one has ever seen god, but the one and only son, who is himself god and is in closest relationship with the father, has made him known. And we learn that jesus closest disciples are baptising the new followers.
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love. In vincent word studies, he states, not perfected, as 1 john 4. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. A chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of john taught by pastor paul leboutillier of calvary chapel ontario, oregon. The first speaks of gods holiness, truth and righteousness and the second of his grace and mercy. John has been speaking of boldness, and that naturally suggests its oppositefear. There is no fear in love in the love of the brethren.
Christ is the word of godhe created all things and was made fleshjohn baptizes jesus and testifies that he is the lamb of godjohn, andrew, simon, philip, and nathanael believe in christ and follow him. He then exhorts them to manifest brotherly love in keeping with the character and example of gods love as demonstrated in the sacrifice of his son 721. A verse by verse exegetical and inductive indepth bible study in john. God abides in the one who loves and the one who confesses. The gospel of john has even helped scholarly skeptics to believe. Johns emphasis on love among the people of god shown in passages like 1 john 2. John explained that although jesus has already paid the penalty for a christians sin, we can have victory over sin in daily life and. Chapter 18 jesus is betrayed and arrestedhe is examined and maltreated first before annas, then before caiaphaspeter denies knowing jesusjesus is arraigned before pilate. In the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, and the word was god. He has been saying that perfect love produces courage in the day of judgment, because it produces likeness to christ, who is the judge. In my text he explains and enlarges that statement. Jun 10, 2017 a chapter by chapter and verse by verse study of john taught by pastor paul leboutillier of calvary chapel ontario, oregon. Both characteristics of god stand always in total agreement to each other.1141 571 31 5 111 452 399 605 510 617 1057 536 1239 760 1529 610 1272 336 370 97 688 1197 1174 1438 1407 987 311 1208