Readers through the centuries have recognized this as an obvious reference to John himself. What do they say about Christ? Of the 12 disciples, John, James, and Peter , chosen by Jesus to become his closest companions. He is eternal and divine, for God alone is truly eternal John 1:1, 15, 8:58, 17:5, Col. John portrays Jesus as a dynamic individual bringing the good news of the Kingdom of God sent directly from the Father and taught and lived by Jesus Christ. John 20:31 But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.
Staggering misunderstandings of who He is. He is the visible image, or means of revelation, not merely a reflection Col. Dying for us, He deserves our love. Christianity is not a spectator sport where we watch from afar the activities of a few great Christians and comment about how godly they are. Ninety percent of them are part of the Word-Faith movement. John 11, 8:58 and 14:9 all speak of His divine nature and eternal existence. For us, plenty of reason to be constantly brought to the glorious revelation of the Lord Jesus Christ on the pages of Holy Scripture so that His Word can dwell in us richly.
This confused position falls on at least two grounds. Employees not equal because they submit labour movement and unions Jesus must submit to Father: 1 Cor 11:1-3; 15:27-28 Father is superior. Scripture's Declarations Scripture declares that God the Son, the Lord Jesus Christ, existed from eternity, that He is God from all eternity, and that He is the Creator of all things. Rejoice in the Lord always. It is also used in John 1:14, 18, 3:18; and 1 John 4:9. John, by revelation, is painting a prophetic picture of a post-resurrection Christ that is consistent with that revealed to Paul and written especially in his later epistles—Ephesians, Philippians and Colossians.
He then willingly dies on the cross in our place John 10:15—18 , paying our sin debt in full John 19:30 so that whoever trusts in Him will be saved John 3:14—16. But as we discussed in Chapter 3, the resurrection of Jesus Christ is spoken of in Scripture as his birth into glory see Ps. Some biblical examples are: Genesis 1:27 speaks of both male and female, though only Adam is in view at the time; Exodus 10:29 describes the final departure of Moses, but Moses spoke to Pharaoh once more. It is made up of monos and ginomai. Representing this position, Barrett writes: John alone, however, gives the narrative about Jesus an absolute theological framework, and, though he alludes to the starting-points used by Mark vv.
John actually saw Jesus, and he felt like a dead man - so did Isaiah and so did Ezekiel. When He became a Man, He humbled Himself, and in that state He could say that the Father was greater than Himself. God obviously used John in a special way to help humans from all ages know that Jesus was the Logos, the Word, become flesh. Now, it is one thing to claim to be God or to fool someone into believing it is true, and something else entirely to prove it to be so. They brought up the manna their forefathers had eaten in the wilderness Exodus 16:13-18 , and that established the context for this statement. One of the most amazing events where Jesus unveiled His power is found in John 18:2-6.
Organization of the Gospel of John One way in which the Gospel of John is organized is around one of the key words, signs. Jesus called Himself the bread of life John 6:35, 41, 48, 51 , the light of the world John 8:12, 9:5 , the door for the sheep John 10:7, 9 , the good shepherd John 10:11, 14 , the resurrection and the life John 11:25 , the way, the truth, the life 14:6 , and the true vine John 15:1, 5. Jesus Is Revealed as Being Pre-existent with the Father. The proof is derived from simple things, as it is not in the domain of man to see things beyond his reach and power, and is only possible for God to judge the exact cleanliness and purity of our hearts. If one rejects the deity of Jesus Christ, he cannot be saved, since Jesus Christ as the Lord of Lords is the only Way, the only Door, and most of all the only God. He died only because He chose to. And the eyes of all in the synagogue were fixed on him.
The people who truly know God listen to the people who speak the truth. Since there is only one God, this means the Trinity. That alone caused the church to focus on the gospel of John. His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself. The Bible clearly teaches that Jesus did not become God at a certain time, but was God from all eternity. Because Jesus Christ works in perfect harmony with his heavenly Father, there will be justice for all.
The Gospel According to St. He also proved to be a supernatural power when He walked on water, demonstrating His authority over nature. His comforting words to His disciples before His death John 14:1—6, 16; 16:33 are still of great comfort in sorrowful times. And whoever lives and believes in Me shall never die. Smith, The Origin of Man, Improvement Era, Nov. Jesus also claimed to be immortal, having power over death. But that referred to the Incarnation and the state of humiliation, not to His eternal essence as deity.