St. John's Passion
60 studies in John chapters 12-21 - the Last Supper, Betrayal, Trial, Cross and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
This subject deals with John chapters 12-21 and examines the Last Supper, the High Priestly Prayer, the Betrayal, Trial and Crucifixion, Resurrection and Post-Resurrection appearances of Jesus Christ.
The ebook (see
below) is a 123 page exposition in 60 brief daily devotionals. The
student will also gain help from a good commentary such as Leon
Morris' Commentary on John in the Zondervan NICNT series.
Download Ebook in PDF DOC PRC MOBI format.
bible software and modules are also recommended.
Study Procedures see Help file
Download the ebook (see above) and read it right through; make notes to yourself as you do so.
Use the research questions to help you study.
Write a 1500 word (3 page) paper where you exegete and expound the following five verses (about half a page each). This is much easier than it sounds, especially if you have a good commentary .
You should do the following for EACH of the five verses:
Context in passage - where does it fit in the surrounding verses.
History and culture - any relevant Jewish or Roman culture and history.
Key words and phrases - explain each of the key words and phrases that give meaning to the verse.
Meaning to the hearers - what did those who heard understand by it?
Application today - how does it apply to us now.
List the main themes in each chapter of John 12-21.
As you do so ask: "What does this passage say about God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit?"
Look for commandments that Jesus gives His disciples and put them in context. Also work out the application of these commandments.
Do research on the following four characters: John, Peter, Judas and Pilate.
How does John depict the Jewish authorities?
What is John's doctrine of the Holy Spirit, the Paraclete?
What does John tell us about prayer in his a) promises about prayer and b) Jesus' practice of prayer.
What are some of the unique features of the High Priestly prayer in John 17?
What is the significance of the foot-washing in John 13?
How is the cross portrayed? What aspects are focused on?
What are the major changes that occur in the lives of the disciples after the Resurrection?
John chapter 21 is a mysterious chapter. What did Jesus do during this sea-side commissioning service? Why do you think that John recorded it?
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