John 8 … God or Religion?

8 Jesus went unto the mount of Olives. 2 And early in the morning he came again into the temple, and all the people came unto him; and he sat down and taught them. 3 And the scribes and Pharisees brought unto him a woman taken in adultery; and when they had set her in the midst, 4 They... Continue Reading →

John 7 …will the real Messiah please stand up!

7 After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in Jewry*, because the Jews (Pharisees) sought to kill him. G2449 Ἰουδαία Ioudaia (you-d̮ai'-a) n/l. Judea, the Judean land (a region of Israel). 2 Now the Jew's feast of tabernacles (Sukkot) was at hand. This follows the explanation from Chapter 5, ALSO, the Feast... Continue Reading →

John 6 … Feeding people

6 After these things Jesus went over the sea of Galilee, which is the sea of Tiberias. 2 And a great multitude followed him, because they saw his miracles which he did on them that were diseased. Deuteronomy 18:15 “The Lord thy God will raise up unto thee a Prophet from the midst of thee, of thy... Continue Reading →

John 5 …. healing

5 After this there was a feast of the Jews; and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. Many Bible historians have speculated as to which feast this would be. Only three of the seven feasts required travel, Passover, Weeks, and Tabernacles. Based on the prior chapter we can see the progression of the crops. They were only... Continue Reading →

John 4:20-54 …Living waters

20 Our fathers worshipped in this mountain; and ye say, that in Jerusalem is the place where men ought to worship. 21 Jesus saith unto her, Woman, believe me, the hour cometh, when ye shall neither in this mountain, nor yet at Jerusalem, worship the Father. Herein is the prophesy of the demise of the temple. Jesus... Continue Reading →

John 4:1-19… Samaria and the well

4:1 When therefore the Lord knew how the Pharisees had heard that Jesus made* and baptized more disciples** than John, G4160 ποιέω poieo (poi-ye'-ō) v. to make or do, to appoint, + band together G3101 μαθητής mathetes (ma-thee-tees') n. a learner, i.e. pupil. 2 (Though Jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples,) 3 He left Judaea, and departed... Continue Reading →

John 14 …confirming the commission

14 Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father's house are many mansions*: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. *G3438 μονή mone (mo-nee') adj. a staying, i.e. residence (the act or the place). This is... Continue Reading →

John Chapter 13:1-29 …. washing up

The Israelites, like all other Middle Eastern tribes, wore open sandals instead a of closed shoe, and as they usually went barefoot in the house, frequent washing of the feet was a necessity. Hence among the Israelites it was the first duty of the host to give his guest water for the washing of his... Continue Reading →

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