This solution discusses the way that John presents Jesus; it includes John's purpose, key words, and observations regarding John's view of discipleship.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 8:24 am ad1c9bdddf
The Gospel of John
What do you make of the Gospel According to John? What is needed is the substance of the narrative itself. How does John present Jesus (and why?), and how does he understand discipleship? Again, reference the text itself--and discuss its relevance for ministry today.
1. John presents Jesus in light of eternity - He is the one from above. John skips the traditional lineage and speaks to His direct descent from the Father above. John does this to emphasis Jesus as the Son of God.
2. John presents Jesus as a bold proclaimer the coming kingdom. In John 4:26 and John 9: 35-37, Jesus clearly proclaims that He is the Messiah (Silva, 411).
3. John supplies information on Jesus' early ministry in Judea and Samaria (chapters 3 and 4), that are not supplied by the other gospel writers ...
John, the writer of the gospel of John, presents Jesus different from the synoptic gospels. This solution discusses John's unique understanding of discipleship.
How can Jesus genealogy be understood? The New Testament presents Jesus as the promised Messiah and use Old Testaments quotations to support that. How can such quotations be explained?
1. Describe the significance of the genealogy of Jesus as recorded in Matthew's
2. What does Jesus teach about in His Olivet Discourse and what does He state concerning His return in His Second Advent? (Matthew 24-25)
3. What is the Great Commission Jesus charged His disciples to carry out after His ascension? (Matthew 28:16-20)
4. Explain the meaning of the phrase "God with us" as mentioned in Matthew 1:18-25.
5. Explain how Jesus used the Old Testament in His ministry.
6. What was the first miracle Jesus performed and where was it done? What impact did the miracle have on His disciples? (Matthew 16:13-20)
7. What three illustrations does Jesus use in His parables of lostness? What is the reaction when the lost are found? What do these parables tell us about God's perspective of the lost? (Luke 15)
8. Identify four Old Testament prophecies about Jesus and indicate how Jesus fulfilled them.View Full Posting Details