The new john gills exposition of the entire bible modernised and adapted for the computer by larry pierce of online bible. It may be assumed, therefore, that 1 john was sent to the churches of the province of asia see map no. John 4, new international version niv the bible app. This is the main reason why we assume that the public service of the lord jesus must have lasted for about three years compare john 2. The hoaltc bible bowl is a closed book multiplechoice event that measures memory of events in the text. John 4 commentary william barclays daily study bible. Then cometh he to a city of samaria, which is called sychar, near to the parcel of ground that jacob gave to his son joseph. The jewish religious leaders always had a problem with jesus and the miracles he was performing. How to understand some difficult bible passages gracelife ministries. A verse by verse, expositional bible study on the gospel of john chapter 1.
Previous book previous chapter read the full chapter next chapter next book. In this chapter, he got to convert a royal official and his whole house to believe in his teaching. This begins the study in the most spiritual book in the entire bible, the book of john. David guzik commentary on john 4 describes jesus conversation with the samaritan woman at the well and heals the noblemans son. John 4 commentary, this commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, takes one through the new testament verse by verse. John with book summary versebyverse bible commentary. Is the bible filled with contradictions and errors. What other teachings can you get from this chapter and apply to the world today. Near the end of the third chapter of first john, he makes this statement. The samaritans accepted only the first five books of the bible, and possibly the book of joshua, but only their revised version, known as the samaritan pentateuch.
Paul, a servant of jesus christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of god. Jesus answered and said unto her, if thou knewest the gift of god, and who it is that saith to thee, give me to drink. The good effect of this among the samaritans, john 4. Where it has the potential to really dive deep into the book of john, like many other bible studies it says simple and safe.
According to john chapter 1, who came as a witness to testify so that all men might. The gospel of john chapter one 1 b e l i e v e r s b i b l e s t u d y the gospel of john chapter 1 introduction. John 4 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, by the leading authority in the church of christ, presents a verse level look at the bible. John 8 is the eighth chapter in the gospel of john in the new testament of the christian bible. Were looking at john 4 and well be looking at the woman of samaria but its more than that because in this chapter, jesus ministers to a number of people the samaritan woman, his disciples in a brief text, the samaritans from the village of sychar and at the end, he ministers to the nobleman and his. John 4 commentary the fourfold gospel bible study tools. John chapter 4 verse by verse bible commentary matthew. Approaches to the structure of 1 john anyone attempting to work on the structure of 1 john would do well to stop for a moment and reflect on just how different this letter is, especially in comparison with contemporary examples of letters and with 2 and 3 john both of which exhibit almost all the characteristics of first century a.
This seminarylevel study retains its depth and uses an engaging interactive format. Book of 1 john book of 2 john book of 3 john book of john. In chapter 4, the baptism introduces the reader to a prominent theme of wisdom water throughout john. After speaking about false teachers in verses 1 through 3, john offers reassurance. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesthe gospel of.
In addition to a what chapter test, the bible quiz event will have four. Gospel john chapter 4 john karmelich this weeks text new king james version 4. All rightes reserved, larry pierce, winterbourne, ontario. Chapter assone as the lorde had knowledge how the pharises had hearde that jesus made and baptised moo disciples then john though that jesus him selfe baptised not. David guzik commentary on 1 john 4, where john encourages the believers to. In chapter four of the gospel of john, we got to learn much about the power of god and the authority he gave to jesus. John 4 niv bible now jesus learned that the pharisees. The samaritan woman needed to be confronted with her sin john 4. In the first three verses of chapter 4, we discover that jesus is gaining more and more disciples, more disciples than john the baptist cf john 3. Therefore, jews were forbidden to drink from any vessel they had handled.
And here is a great, brief guide to biblical hermeneutics with some excellent examples, by ben witherington from his blog. It speaks of who he is, why he came and all about his ministry on earth before his death and resurrection. Commentary on the gospel of john chapter 4 bible truth. It continues the account of jesus debate with the pharisees after the feast of tabernacles, which began in the previous chapter in verse 12, jesus describes himself as the light of the world and verse 32 contains the wellknown teaching ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. A competing claim to authorship comes from stauffers the queer, the quaint, and the quizzical, written in 1882. Next chapter of john the book of john, chapter 4 we hope that you find the content of the book of john, chapter 4 from the douay rheims version of the catholic bible helpful to your bible studies and for references which allow you to read the books and individual verses of this chapter. Here is a handy list of common hermeneutical errors with examples. The story of jesus and the samaritan woman is the first of three major stories in the gospel of john. Mar 24, 2008 john 4 1 when therefore the lord knew how the pharisees had heard that jesus made and baptized more disciples than john, 2 though jesus himself baptized not, but his disciples, 3 he left judaea. Then verily the first covenant had also ordinances of divine service, and a worldly sanctuary 9. John bible book with full chapters king james version. Now jesus learned that the pharisees had heard that he was gaining and baptizing more disciples than john although in fact it was not jesus who baptized, but his disciples. First, jesus reveals himself to a samaritan woman at the well, which is remarkable since samaritan women were regarded by jews as impure.
Therefore, the word disciples is not limited to the 12 disciples. The text differs from the masoretic text of the hebrew bible. Gospel john chapter 4 john karmelich receive bible study. John is the only evangelist mentioning three passovers in his gospel. An integrated digital bible study library including complete notes from the niv study bible and the nkjv macarthur study bible. The gospel of john for youth commentary by pastor ron beckham.
By this we know the spirit of truth and the spirit of error. Chapter 4 warns christians not to accept every claim they hear. He would put honour upon his disciples, by employing them to baptize. John 4 indepth versebyverse bible study and commentary of john chapter 4 in plain english. Therefore when the lord knew that the pharisees had heard that jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than john. The gospel of john is such a great book to study, as a new believer, because it speaks so clearly about jesus. The book of john is not like the book of matthew, mark, or luke which cover the same period of time. John 4 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on the. This is one of my own personal favorites of all the sixtysix books of the bible. Thus, it appears that john is wanting to leave the divine name untouched perhaps to allude to gods immutability, or as a pointer to the old testament as the key to.
Nicodemus needed to be reminded that his knowledge was incomplete john 3. The holy bible book 43 john kjv dramatized audio duration. For the whole picture, also read the chapters in your bible. Study scripture verses with commentary, concordances, and use highlighting, underlining, take notes in the bible. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error. Here we see him interact with a samaritan which was highly forbidden. John chapter 4 coffmans commentary of the new testament.
The king james bible definition of an antichrist fits a group of people very well. It was written in their own characters, derived from ancient hebrew. Christs notice of the approaching multitude had not been shared by the apostles. Clicking on a chapter will show you the text of that chapter of john in the bible king james version. This gospel frequently uses stories as an introduction to a discourse about the meaning of jesus. Intro to 1 john biblica the international bible society. Christian always wants to speak to the world, and to bring the gospel of jesus christ to the world. Psalm 117, the shortest chapter, is also the middle chapter of the bible, being the 595th chapter. This is part 6 in a 23part study on the book of john. The baptist standard bearer, 1 iron oaks dr, paris, ar, 72855. Mar 16, 2020 failure to consider passages in context is one of the major errors of bible critics. John chapter 4 kjv king james version thank you for the correspondence, spencer i added the comment to compliment your comment on the importance of women in the bible. Jesus came and broke barriers that existed for hundreds of years, and this can be seen when he went to galilee in chapter 4.
Christs talk with his disciples in the meantime, john 4. Look back into chapter three here in first john, at verse 23 and this is his commandment. Jacobs well therefore, when the lord knew that the pharisees had heard that jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than john although jesus himself was not baptizing, but his disciples were, jesus followers are increasing in number. We find him residing for some time in galilee john 4. Baptist preacher charles spurgeon said of this chapter that it is the chapter he would choose to read to a dying man who did not know the gospel, as the most suitable one for such an occasion. Clement of alexandria indicates that john ministered in the various churches scattered throughout that province. Gospel of john versebyverse bible study and indepth commentary of the book of john in plain english for everyone to understand.
Evangelical for anyone who has read the collection of books a classic the fundamentals all believers need it. But these are written, that ye might believe that jesus is the christ, the son of god. In this book, stauffer claims that the bug bible was printed by john daye, 1551, with a prologue by tyndall. John 4 niv bible now jesus learned that the pharisees had. John 3 is the third chapter of the gospel of john in the new testament of the christian bible. In many printed editions, the chapter number is omitted for these books, and references just use the verse numbers.
The samaritan woman of chapter 4 is poor, outcast even among the outcast samaritans, and not expecting to meet the lord at all. Instead, believers are to compare what they hear to the basic truths of the gospel. Peculiarities differences between the gospel of john. John chapter 4 words in red in the scriptures are the words of jesusverse 1. The story of the samaritan woman reinforces john s main theme that jesus is the messiah and son of god.1509 1659 1651 465 1136 480 360 977 1245 299 662 747 332 1324 1652 430 223 874 750 855 895 140 696 1605 1433 55 1084 808 1674 1653 1669 1019 1467 731 1159 1441 200 553 952 1247 1010 329