The Gospel Of John

John 18:25-27 Peter Denies Jesus Two More Times

After He was arrested, bound and taken to Annas, the former high priest, Jesus was questioned regarding the blasphemy charges brought on by the Sanhedrin, the governing body of the Jews. As Christ was being interrogated, one of the officers struck Him when he perceived Jesus’ answer as disrespectful to the high priest. When Annas […]

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John 18:15-18 Peter’s First Denial Of Jesus

Jesus and His disciples were in the garden of Gethsemane when a detachment of Roman soldiers and Jewish officers came to arrest and take Him. The time had come for Jesus to make His way to the cross, and it was Judas Iscariot who would set the wheels in motion when he kissed Him on […]

The Gospel Of John

John 18:12-14 Before the High Priest

After Jesus prayed to God and glorified His Father, and asked Him to look after His beloved disciples, the Lord went out to the garden of Gethsemane which is located on the east side of Jerusalem, at the foot of the Mount of Olives. This was one of Jesus’ favorite retreat, a place where He […]

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John 18:1-11 Betrayal and Arrest in Gethsemane

In Jerusalem, God’s plan for Jesus was about to be revealed as the Savior is betrayed by one of His apostles, and captured by the Jews so He could be charged with blasphemy, and eventually, executed like a common felon. Before He allowed himself to be captured, tortured and killed, Jesus prayed to God and […]

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John 17:20-26 Jesus Prays for All Believers

The time had come for Jesus to fulfill His mission on the cross, and before He put the wheels in full motion, Jesus prayed for Himself, that through His sacrifice at Calvary, God would be glorified and His name magnified. the Lord also prayed for His disciples, that God would pour out His grace, mercy […]

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John 17:6-19 Jesus Prays for His Disciples

Jesus and His disciples were in Jerusalem, and the time had come for the Lord to elevate His teaching from proverbs and metaphors to more specific instruction, as each disciple was now ready to hear Christ’s full and complete prophecy about the cross, the tomb and beyond. Previously, Jesus gave glory to God and to […]

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John 17:1-5 Jesus Prays for Himself

In Jerusalem during the Passover, Christ had been preparing His disciples for the adversity and sorrow they would soon face, and the time had come for Jesus to elevate His teaching from proverbs and metaphors to more specific instruction, as each disciple faithfully walked the narrow path that leads to God. Jesus then called on […]

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John 16:25-33 Jesus Christ Has Overcome the World

Jesus and His disciples were in Jerusalem celebrating the Passover, and the Lord was preparing His followers for the road to the cross, and even more importantly, far beyond the cross. After He introduced the Holy Spirit as the divine comforter, Jesus called on His disciples to pray to the Father in His name so […]

The Gospel Of John

John 16:16-24 Sorrow Will Turn to Joy

While in Jerusalem celebrating the Passover, Jesus was preparing His disciples for the road to the cross, and beyond. After He warned them of the persecution to come, to comfort them, the Lord revealed His disciples would receive a divine Helper who is the Holy Spirit of God. The Spirit who was sent by God […]