From the very beginning, the Book of John focuses on the implications of who Jesus was and what he did more than the other gospels. He was with God in the beginning. Through him all things were made; without him nothing was made that has been made. In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. Jesus Film Project. Here are 10 facts about the Gospel of John: All scripture references quote the New International Version unless otherwise noted.
John focuses on our life in Jesus While the other gospels emphasize the Kingdom of God and the Kingdom of Heaven, John instead emphasizes new life found in Jesus. John was more focused on life with Christ than the Kingdom of Heaven. What a vivid reminder on who He is, what He did for us and what He offers us.
1. John focuses on our life in Jesus
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Believers especially should see it. It is long at least 3 hours , but worth it. It was produced very well and the acting was good, especially Jesus. The Gospel According to John is just as good, if not better than the classic movies about Jesus.
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Positive —Includes the whole message in context. Positive —I love this movie. This movie is the full word for word Gospel of John. It was not very violent. I give it 5 stars! I came out of the screening appreciating Christ, his teachings and his radical personality on a whole new level… Holly McClure, Crosswalk.
This transcript will serve as useful background for the radio broadcast between me and Dr. I encourage you to read them and, if you have any doubts or questions, watch the video.
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January 19, , at St. I think most of these things were not uttered as we find them by the historical Jesus. My view is the gospel of John is a horse of another color altogether. John is often compared to the wisdom literature. Chokhmah, lady Wisdom, or in Greek, Sophia.
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She wanders the streets. She calls out to people, she does things. I think John is studded with historical details. Maybe you called them nuggets. But I think the synoptics are more than just some nuggets. And … but.. Okay, so let me just add to pursuing that … I mean John … I think both of us are agreeing that John is not historically accurate. Clearly these criteria cannot apply to every aspect of the life of Jesus. Are there any sayings of Jesus or activities in the Gospels that you are skeptical about?
Some of the criteria are a little wonky, and some have been either modified or set aside. For example, one criterion says, if the saying occurs in two or more independent streams of tradition, its claimed authenticity is strengthened, because it is not likely to just be a ringer that just floated into one stream.
A ringer might get into one stream but would it get into two or three independent streams? So anyway, and then on it goes.
Who wrote the book?
There are other criteria. Do you think John presents a reliable portrait of Jesus and should we trust that those long speeches in John actually originate from Jesus? Well, let me elaborate on the answer I gave earlier, because I have already answered that, but let me re-state.
On a historical level let us suppose we could go back into time with a camera team and audio and video record the historical Jesus and we followed him about throughout his ministry. This aspect of the Gospel of John I would not put in the category of historical. Is he the light of the world?