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Is John"s Gospel True? by Maurice Casey

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages280
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Open LibraryOL7484168M
ISBN 100415146305
ISBN 109780415146302

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Gospel Of John. Gospel of John: A Biblical History The Gospel of John is one of four gospels in the Holy Bible and is the fourth book in chronological order presented in the New Testament. The Gospel of John is a unique perspective of the life of Jesus Christ. It varies from the other three gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke (also known as the synoptic gospels), by focusing more on spiritual themes rather than .   I agree with about John’s Gospel. It’s a remarkably crafted book, filled with God’s own beauty. I’ve not studied the theme of light in John, although I have in 1 John. But as I read in, John’s Gospel tell us that Jesus himself is the Light — that is, he reveals the world as it truly is, as God sees it. In fact, the Gospel of John is so unique that 90 percent of the material it contains regarding Jesus' life cannot be found in the other Gospels. There are major similarities and differencesbetween the Gospel of John and the Synoptic Gospels. All four Gospels are complementary, and all four tell the same basic story about Jesus : Sam O'neal. John (NASB) 24 This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and wrote these things, and we know that his testimony is true. 25 And there are also many other things which Jesus did, which if they *were written in detail, I suppose that even the world itself *would not contain the books that *would be written. John (NASB).

John's gospel is different from the other three. In fact, Matthew, Mark, and Luke are called the synoptic gospels because they are so similar. However, John presents Jesus in a different light from the other three. Additionally, John wrote the epistles of John and the book of Revelation.   The Gospel of John was written to prove that Jesus Christ is the Son of God. As an eyewitness to the love and power displayed in the miracles of Jesus, John gives us an up-close and personal look at Christ's identity. St. John's Gospel is a mystical reflection on the Word Made Flesh, Jesus Christ. This theologically profound Gospel is composed by the beloved disciple John, who dined next to Jesus at the Last Supper. John's Gospel gives a fresh depiction of the life, passion, death, and Resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth.   Yet only one—the Gospel of John—claims to be an eyewitness account, the testimony of the unnamed “disciple whom Jesus loved.” (“This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and wrote these things, and we know that his testimony is true” [John ]).

THE SPIRITUAL GOSPEL John's gospel is different from the other three in the New Testament. That fact has been recognized since the early church itself. Already by the year , John's gospel was.   Author: John –24 describes the author of the gospel of John as “the disciple whom Jesus loved,” and for both historical and internal reasons this is understood to be John the Apostle, one of the sons of Zebedee (Luke ). Date of Writing: Discovery of certain papyrus fragments dated around AD require the gospel of John to have been written, copied, and circulated before then. Eusebius specifically identified John with the Gospel which bears his name and he classified the gospel without hesitation as being among "the undisputed writings." External evidence leads to the conclusion that what we call "the gospel of John" is the authentic writing of the apostle John. This writing is filled with rich images and profound truths, but John notes that his aim in writing the gospel is that readers will not only believe in Jesus Christ, but that they "may have life in his name." Adults, youth, and children alike can experience a season of spiritual growth and life-changing/5.