Category: <span>John</span>

Each Gospel writer noted that as Jesus’ ministry progressed, the Jewish leadership opposed Him more sharply. The Jewish leadership saw Jesus as their opponent because Jesus presented Himself as the…

Commentary John New Testament

References to the Old Testament punctuate Jesus’ miracles and sermons in John 6. Jesus fed the 5,000 (Matt 14:13-21//Mark 6:30-44//Luke 9:10-17) just as the Lord fed Israel with manna in…

Commentary John New Testament

References to Old Testament events and individuals in John 4-5 reinforced that Jesus had a distinct perspective on Israel’s history. The Samaritan woman and the Jewish leadership confidently cited the…

Commentary John New Testament

In John 3, Jesus referenced the Old Testament to articulate the forthcoming works of God. Jesus told Nicodemus that only those born of the Spirit will enter the kingdom of…

Commentary John New Testament

In the first two chapters of his Gospel, John presented Jesus’ ministry within the backdrop of multiple Old Testament themes, allusions, and quotations. (1) In John 1:1-5, John described Jesus’…

Commentary John New Testament