The Gospel Of John

John 10:7-30 Jesus the Good Shepherd

Jesus rebuked the Jews and used a metaphor about sheep, the flock of believers who placed their trust in Him as their Shepherd, reminding the Pharisees that just as sheep know the voice of their shepherd, believers know their Savior. “7 Then Jesus said to them again, “Most assuredly, I say to you, I am […]

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John 10:1-7 Jesus the True Shepherd

In the spring of AD 33, Jesus was speaking to the Pharisees who sought to arrest Him, but they could find no fault in Him so they pressed on and continued to seek Him out, but the Lord rebuked them and told them they were blind to the truth. ““Most assuredly, I say to you, […]

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John 9:35-41 True Vision and True Blindness

In the spring of AD 33, Jesus healed a blind man on the Sabbath, and Jewish leaders sought to condemn Him for doing work on a holy day, which was forbidden according to Jewish law. But when they called on the healed man to help them prosecute Jesus, his wisdom and refusal to condemn the […]

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John 9:13-34 The Pharisees Excommunicate the Healed Man

During the spring season in AD 33, the Jews were celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles in Jerusalem and Jewish leaders were plotting to arrest Jesus, then put Him on trial for blasphemy. After Jesus healed a blind man on the Sabbath, the Jewish leaders sought once again to condemn Him. “13 They brought him who […]

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John 9:1-12 A Man Born Blind Receives Sight

Around April AD 33, the Jews were celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles in Jerusalem and Jewish leaders were plotting to arrest Jesus, then put Him on trial for blasphemy. Jesus further infuriated the Jews when He told them they were spiritually dead, and He revealed He knew their forefather Abraham, in spite of the fact […]

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John 8:48-59 Before Abraham Was, I AM

In Jerusalem, early in the month of April AD 33, the Jews were celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles and Jewish leaders were plotting to arrest Jesus, then put Him on trial for blasphemy. But Jesus confronted the Jews when He revealed to them He was indeed of God, and by their choice to deny this […]

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John 8:37-47 Abraham’s Seed and Satan’s

In Jerusalem, early in the month of April AD 33, the Jews were celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles and Jewish leaders were plotting to arrest Jesus, then put Him on trial for blasphemy. But they found Jesus showed both compassion for sinners and obedience to the Law, and this made it difficult to justify his […]

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John 8:31-36 The Truth Shall Make You Free

The Jews were celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles in Jerusalem and Jewish leaders were plotting to arrest Jesus, then put Him on trial for blasphemy. However their attempts to ambush Him and catch Him in a transgression continued to be unsuccessful as Jesus showed both compassion for sinners and obedience to the Law. “31 Then […]

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John 8:21-30 Jesus Predicts His Departure

During the Feast of Tabernacles in Jerusalem, Jewish leaders were plotting to arrest Jesus and sentence Him to death after He claimed He was God sent, a statement the Sanhedrin considered blasphemy. But their attempts to ambush Him and catch Him in a clear transgression continued to be unsuccessful as Jesus showed both compassion for […]

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John 8:13-20 Jesus Defends His Self-Witness

The Jews were celebrating the Feast of Tabernacles in Jerusalem, and Jewish leaders sought to arrest Jesus and sentence Him to death after He claimed He was God sent, a statement the Sanhedrin considered blasphemy. But the officers sent to arrest Jesus found no reproach in Him, and they returned empty handed. Jesus was teaching […]