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    The Gospel Of John

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    The Gospel of John is regularly identified as an example of this version of Christology. It is implied in John that Jesus had existed previous to His incarnation. Herrick (2004) agrees that Jesus himself suggests his pre-existence in a number of examples, such as as he had glory with the Father before the world was (John 17:5) and that he had come from the father (John 5:43; 6:38). It indicates that Jesus is the Messiah; Jesus is the pre existent Logos made flesh, the one sent by God to save. As

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    The Gospel Of John Essay

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    God: God is known in John by two ways, “the Father who sent” Jesus (5:37), and as “the Father of the Son” (5:17-23). In the gospel of John writing God, does not become the center of focus. The Jewish people already has strong ties and believes in God, however there was some debate whether the Jewish’s people believes that Jesus was the Messiah and or the Son of God. According to C. S. Lewis he made a statement about Jesus and John wholeheartedly agreed with, Lewis wrote “Jesus is lunatic, liar

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    was written by St. John the apostle, a follower of Jesus. The Gospel of John consists of 21 chapters. The apostle John was also called John the Evangelist, or the Beloved Disciple. He was the son of Zebedee and brother of James the great, who also was an apostle of Jesus. He was called by Jesus to be a disciple of the Lord, in the first year of Jesus’ public ministry. He was the only apostle who didn’t deny Jesus as his teacher during the passion of the Christ (St. John the Apostle.) He stood

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    Question:"Consider the figure of Jesus in the Gospel of John, the Gospel of Thomas, or the Infancy Gospel of Thomas. Who or what is Jesus, in the Gospel that you have selected?" When studying the Gospel of John, Jesus is identified as the Son of God because the metaphor of the Lamb is used, Jesus Christ is mentioned instead of Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus acknowledges himself to the world as the Son of God. In the Gospel, the Lamb of God is referenced multiple times and distinguishes a sacrifice

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    The gospel of John details the interesting points of Jesus Christ’s life by describing the kind of work or act that Jesus performed. John, being a disciple, chronologically outlines some of Jesus’ works, and tries to prove the divinity that Jesus has. John is trying to explain Jesus’ mission to save people from damnation through all his writings. Even though John does not include all of the signs that Jesus performs, in his gospel, he choose the most important ones. John believes that by showing

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    Gospel Of John

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    Uniqueness of John, History of Luke Lexis Hooton The Gospels of Mark, Matthew, Luke and John differ in many ways. Between 95 and 100 CE, small fragments of the Gospel according to John was found in Egypt dating from the first half of the second century CE. John, son of Zebedee, diverges from the Synoptic gospels in many ways. Meanwhile The Gospel as told by Luke, has its own set of traits that stands out from the other Gospels using an interesting set of sources to create its own unique voice. The

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    in regards to the Gospels: Matthew, Mark and Luke’s relation to John. One key discrepancy is the inclusion material not found in the synoptics by the author John. John “includes a considerable amount of material not found in the synoptics” (Prompt) including three complete chapters, accounts of “Jesus’ early Galilean ministry”, prior visits of Jesus to Jerusalem, “the seventh sign-miracle”, “the resurrection of Lazarus” (John 11), and Jesus’ “extended Farewell Discourse” (John 13-17) (Strauss, 2011

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    The Gospel of John contains some of the most profound truth which is expressed in the simplest way. It is full of imagery and symbolism which though concise and limited bears deep spiritual meaning. In his book, The Interpretation of the fourth Gospel, C. H. Dodd must have been the first to identify the leading ideas and thus separate in form and function the allegories of the Gospel of John from the synoptic parables and connect them with the Old Testament and the Hellenistic-Jewish symbolic tradition

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    In the Gospel of John, Chapter 6, are three discourses that show us the love of God. In the Letters of John the love of God is expressed in loving one another. In all three discourses and the in Letters of John, is the knowledge that God watches over us. In Chapter 6 of the Gospel of John there are three discourses: the Multiplication of the Loaves, Walking on the Water and the Bread of Life. The similarity of the two discourses, the Multiplication of the Loaves and the Bread of Life is, I shall

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    Synoptic Gospels vs. John Over time, avid Bible readers have come across the many divisions present in the four gospels of the New Testament. The gospel of John stands out in many ways from Mark, Matthew and Luke. Much so that they have their own name called the “synoptic gospels”. For example, John is similar to the others in the way that they all tell the story of Jesus Christ. Each gospel tells the same stories but in their own way. They each tell of Jesus’ birth, life, death and resurrection

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    Cambridge, stated the Gospel of John was the “most Jewish” of the four gospels. Previously, Abrahams declared that Jesus’s position on circumcision and Sabbath law was another example of “close acquaintance with Hebraic traditions.” He maintained the text contained many features unique to the Jewish society. Reaffirming Abrahams’ stance, examination of traditions, celebrations, and missing information in the Gospel of John, shows specific aspects of Jewish culture. The book of John presents customs

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    was challenged by Jesus during his ministry in the Gospel of John. Jesus’ stand to incorporate women had specific purpose. Through the ministry, proclamation that Jesus Christ is the Messiah, and witness to His resurrection, the women of the Gospel of John demonstrate Jesus’ intention for men and women to occupy equally important ministry roles. The story of the woman at the well signifies ministry by a woman. In the fourth chapter in John’s gospel, Jesus rests at a well in Samaria and asks a Samaritan

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    The Gospel of John is filled with metaphors and analogies, which Jesus uses to communicate his message of salvation and repentance and explain his role as ‘the son’. One notable thing about these metaphors is the way that they compare salvation and faith to material needs and goods, and the way that the common people, who Jesus is preaching to, fail to understand them and instead take them literally. I believe that this demonstrates one of the main concerns of Jesus’ message: that most people only

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    The author of the book of John’s gospel was John the son of Zebedee. The early church father says that author was “an apostle of Jesus Christ”, because “the author leaves tantalizing clue in his gospel which when examined in conjunction with the testimony of the early church father. ” On the other hand, “the author identifies himself as the disciple who Jesus loved (John 21: 20, 24) a prominent figure in the Johannine narrative (John 13:23; 19: 26; 20: 2; 21: 20, 24).” Above all, I think it not

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    In the second chapter of John, Jesus and his disciples are called to a wedding feast in Cana, where the Savior performs one of the greatest miracles recorded by the beloved apostle: the changing of water into wine. This passage is significant because it is contains the first sign John recounts to establish the divinity of Christ. To early Christians, this doctrine was central to understanding and accepting Jesus of Nazareth as the covenant Messiah, come to live among his people. Moreover, this doctrine

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    1. Synoptic gospels refer to the gospels of Mark, Matthew, and Luke. These gospels contain similar content and seem to flow in the same sequence. They are however different in contrast when compared to the gospel of John. Some of the differences include: i. The Omission by John of Material Found In the Synoptic. The gospel of John does not reflect some important episode of Jesus’ ministry mentioned in synoptic gospels. They include Jesus’ transfiguration, the institution of the Lord’s Supper and

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    is comprehensive and logical in showing that the St. John Passion by Bach is not wholly anti-Semitic. I agree that historically and culturally, according to the Biblical texts, not only are the Jews responsible for Jesus’ crucifixion but all of humanity is to blame. The St. John Passion by J. S. Bach will, of course, appear to be anti-Semitic if taken out of the context of a Christian worldview. According to various passages in the gospel of John, the Jews are held responsible for Jesus’ crucifixion

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    Lazarus Research Paper

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    Jesus cried on at least three different occasions. John recorded the events that surrounded the death of Lazarus, the brother of Mary and Martha. Word came to Jesus that Lazarus was sick; however, before the Lord reached Bethany His friend had died. Although, Jesus knew that Lazarus would be all right, when He saw the grief and confusion that filled the hearts of Lazarus’ family, he cried tears of sympathy. John wrote simply that “Jesus wept.” (John 11:35) Then, Jesus shed tears deep in the garden

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    A) Beten This Hebrew word means: belly, womb, the inmost part, the bottom of the heart; the belly-shape protuberances on pillars. It derives from an unused Hebrew root meaning “to be hollow”. Sometimes, beten is used to express the deepest recesses of an individual as exemplified in the following verses: Job 15:35 “They conceive mischief, and bring forth vanity, and their belly prepareth deceit.” Job 20:19-20 “Because he hath oppressed and hath forsaken the poor; because he hath violently taken

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    Aesop Fables Analysis

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    I chose Aesop Fables. I chose this because I read his work as a youngster. Aesop was born in Greece and had been a slave. During his slavery, Aesop enjoyed observing the behaviors of humans and animals. This is what gave him ideas for his stories that gave the animals human-like characteristics such as speech and emotions, but the animal characters would still carry out their qualities and natural tendencies. In his fables, Aesop would talk about certain people or animals doing something. In his

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