John’s Gospel Archive

No Resurrection, No Christianity

John 20 The whole of John Chapter 20 speaks of Christ’s resurrection and the events surrounding it. The resurrection is a fundamental Christian doctrine upon which Christianity stands or falls. Without the resurrection, Christianity has no hope to offer. Paul makes that point clearly in 1 Corinthians 15:11-19. Now considering the centrality of the resurrection to Christian doctrine, it is important we study it. In …

Are You A Fruit Bearing Christian?

John 15 When a child is born, we expect growth. When a seed or tree is planted, we expect growth and fruitfulness. Likewise, growth and fruitfulness is expected and actually required of the Christian. In John 15, Christ used an agricultural metaphor to describe his relationship with his disciples and by extension us and what’s required in that relationship–fruitfulness. How Does Fruitfulness Looks Like? According …

The Believers’ Hope

John 14 Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me (v.1). What could have caused Jesus to say this to his disciples? From the previous chapters, Jesus had hinted about his death and as you enter Chapter 14, the questions which followed from the disciples reveals a kind of anxiety and fear building up in their hearts. Simon Peter said…, …

The Divinity Of Christ

John 5:15-29 In a world of religious plurality, every religion and religious leader makes some claims. Of all the claims, Jesus’ were the most astounding. He made many exclusive claims no religious leader made. And that got Him killed: He claimed to be God. And this claim of divinity will be the focus of our study today. This claim sets Him apart from all other religious …

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