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  USCCB - NAB - John - Introduction
John 21 seems to have been added after the gospel was completed; it exhibits a Greek style somewhat different from that of the rest of the work.
Among them are the opposition to the synagogue of the day and to John the Baptist's followers, who tried to exalt their master at Jesus' expense, the desire to show that Jesus was the Messiah, and the desire to convince Christians that their religious belief and practice must be rooted in Jesus.
These opponents are even described in John 8:44 as springing from their father the devil, whose conduct they imitate in opposing God by rejecting Jesus, whom God has sent.
www.usccb.org /nab/bible/john/intro.htm   (1235 words)

 John - Bible Study Resource Center
Indeed, John was the last of the disciples to die and it was many years after the crucifixion that he wrote.
John: A Life Application Bible Study is inexpensive and contains 13 lessons, charts, maps, study questions and notes.
The Gospel of John Vol 1, by William Barclay is great both as an in-depth study of John for a group and as a daily guide for individuals.
www.biblestudyinfo.com /john.shtml   (392 words)

 John Hus
One of Wycliffe’s followers, John Hus, actively promoted Wycliffe’s ideas: that people should be permitted to read the Bible in their own language, and they should oppose the tyranny of the Roman church that threatened anyone possessing a non-Latin Bible with execution.
Hus was burned at the stake in 1415, with Wycliffe’s manuscript Bibles used as kindling for the fire.
John Hus, the famous Reformer of Bohemia, was born at Hussinetz (Husinecz; 75 miles south west of Prague) on or around July 6, 1369.
www.greatsite.com /timeline-english-bible-history/john-hus.html   (2104 words)

 BibleGateway.com - Passage Lookup: John
John 1:5 Or darkness, and the darkness has not overcome
John 1:9 Or This was the true light that gives light to every man who comes into the world
John 1:42 Both Cephas (Aramaic) and Peter (Greek) mean rock.
www.biblegateway.com /passage/?search=John   (1002 words)

 John Eliot
The first Bible printed in America was done in the native Algonquin Indian Language by John Eliot in 1663; nearly 120 years before the first English language Bible was printed in America by Robert Aitken in 1782.
John Eliot (1604—1690), American colonial clergyman, was born probably at Widford, Hertfordshire, England, where he was baptized on the 5th of August 1604.
Eliot’s Bible did much more than bring the Gospel to the pagan natives who were worshiping creation rather than the Creator… it gave them literacy, as they did not have a written language of their own until this Bible was printed for them.
www.greatsite.com /timeline-english-bible-history/john-eliot.html   (1323 words)

 For an Answer: Christian Apologetics - John 1
John is asserting that the "Word" is the source of all that is visible and antedates the totality of the material world.
Indeed, Julius Mantey, in his famous letter to the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society, cites Colwell's study as 'proving' that THEOS in 1:1c is definite, though it is clear from what he wrote in his Manual Grammar several years before that by this he does not see definiteness as requiring convertibility.
The impact of Phillip B. Harner's study of qualitative anarthrous predicate nouns on the interpretation of John 1:1 cannot be overemphasized.
www.forananswer.org /John/Jn1_1.htm   (6632 words)

 The Saint John's Bible :: Frequently Asked Questions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Saint John’s is not only the patron of the Bible, but has played a vital role in assembling the team of advisors, faculty, theologians, administrative staff, and artists that are collaborating on this project.
The goal of The Saint John’s Bible is to ignite the spiritual imagination of all peoples throughout the world by commissioning a work of art that illuminates the Word of God for a new millennium, in a way that is relevant to the 21st century.
The making of the Bible will be documented, using the latest in technology, for closer study of art, creativity, and the spiritual life, including a better understanding of new traditions in bookmaking and calligraphy.
www.sjbible.org /faqs.html   (2323 words)

 John Study Bible Forum studybibleforum
You mentioned John 20:31, "but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in (His) name." The other reason for the writing of John was to downplay the importance of John the baptizer.
John was expounding upon this and demonstrating that Jesus was the "Word" Jews have always considered part of the Godhead by re-phrasing the Aramaic and Hebrew texts by saying...
John 15:6 (NASB) "If anyone does not abide in Me, he is thrown away as a branch and dries up; and they gather them, and cast them into the fire and they are burned." John 15:4-6 Abide in Me. "The word 'abide' means to remain or stay around.
www.studybibleforum.com /spages/John.htm   (5422 words)

 Why study the Bible
The Bible is one of the ways in which God bridges the gap between the human and the divine.
The Bible is the starting place for all right doctrine, and yet God gave us his written revelation in the form of stories, poems, hymns, battle scenes, scandalous exposes, a voice from a burning bush, brief flashes of insight called "proverbs" and seemingly irrelevant census rolls and genealogies.
Professional scholars prefer to speak of the Bible’s stories as "narrative," since the word "story" can convey something that is not true, as in a fairy tale or a myth, and the Bible is certainly not that.
www.wcg.org /lit/bible/whystudy.htm   (2597 words)

 Wyclif's Bible - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wyclif's Bible is the name now given to a group of Bible translations into Middle English, that were made under the direction of, or at the instigation of, John Wycliffe.
These Bible translations were the chief inspiration and chief cause of the Lollard movement, a pre-Reformation movement that rejected many of the distinctive teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.
The Wycliffite Bible, and its popularity, caused the kingdom of England and the established Roman Catholic Church to undertake a drastic campaign to suppress it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wyclif's_Bible   (629 words)

 Bible Basics - John   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The fourth gospel, authored by John the Apostle ("the disciple whom Jesus loved"), tells us who Jesus was, what He is, and what He can mean to those who love Him.
John is also a mystic, in that Christ is experienced internally as part of the heart, mind and soul.
John was a son of Zebedee and the brother of James.
netministries.org /Bbasics/BBJohn.htm   (457 words)

 Middle English Versions of the Bible: John Wyclif
The Psalter was not the only part of the Bible of which versions came into existence in the course of the fourteenth century.
This part of the work is free and vigorous in style, though its interpretation of the original is often strange, and many sentences in it can have conveyed very little idea of their meaning to its readers.
A few examples of this, the first complete English Bible, and the first version in which the English approaches sufficiently near to its modern form to be generally intelligible, may be given here.
www.bible-researcher.com /wyclif3.html   (2073 words)

 What does John 3:16 mean?
John 3:16 gives us the glorious hope of eternal life in Heaven through the love of God and death of Jesus Christ.
John 3:16, "For God so greatly loved (dearly prized) the world that He (even) gave up His only begotten (unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life."
John 3:16, "For this is the way God loved the world: he gave his one and only Son that everyone who believes in him should not perish but have eternal life."
www.gotquestions.org /John-3-16.html   (858 words)

 MURDER IN THE UK  -  BIBLE JOHN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Bible John, so called because, according to the sister of one of his victims, he always was reciting bits from the bible, with specific stories about Moses.
A NEW team of detectives are to examine new information in the hunt for Bible John.
The information, which came from a member of the man's extended family, was passed to police by Ian Stephen, a leading criminal psychologist who has worked on the Bible John case.
www.murderuk.com /serialkillers/biblejohn.htm   (284 words)

 Bible John - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bible John is the nickname of an unidentified serial killer who is thought to have operated in Glasgow, Scotland, in the late 1960s.
The police made a determined effort to hunt for the killer, now nicknamed "Bible John", but although a number of suspects were questioned, no arrests were ever made, and no further victims have been attributed to him.
In 1996, the police exhumed the body of a man who had committed suicide in 1981 and was the cousin of one of the original suspects.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bible_John   (482 words)

 USCCB - NAB - John 2
John is interested primarily in what the semeia signify: God's intervention in human history in a new way through Jesus.
This story of replacement of Jewish ceremonial washings (John 2:6) presents the initial revelation about Jesus at the outset of his ministry.
[13] Passover: this is the first Passover mentioned in John; a second is mentioned in John 6:4 a third in John 13:1.
www.usccb.org /nab/bible/john/john2.htm   (1146 words)

 Reformation Bible king james bible geneva study bible bibles bible old bible new bible geneva bible pilgrims bible king ...
This made the Geneva Bible the first complete Bible to be translated into English from the original Hebrew and Greek texts.
Owing to the marginal notes and the superior quality of the translation, the Geneva Bible became the most widely read and influential English Bible of the 16th and 17th centuries.
It was the Bible of choice for many of the greatest writers, thinkers, and historical figures of the Reformation era.
genevabible.com   (662 words)

 Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible [John, Introduction].
I cannot therefore give credit to those later fathers, who say that he wrote it in his banishment, or after his return from it, many years after the destruction of Jerusalem; when he was ninety years old, saith one of them; when he was a hundred, saith another of them.
It was necessary that the matters of fact should be first settled, which was done in their declarations of those things which Jesus began both to do and teach, Luke i.
Some of the ancients, that supposed the four living creatures in John's vision to represent the for evangelists, make John himself to be the flying eagle, so high does he soar, and so clearly does he see into divine and heavenly things.
www.apostolic-churches.net /bible/mhc/MHC43000.HTM   (333 words)

John beareth witness of him and crieth out, saying: This was he of whom I spoke: He that shall come after me is preferred before me: because he was before me.
John answered them, saying: I baptize with water: but there hath stood one in the midst of you, whom you know not.
And John gave testimony, saying: I saw the Spirit coming down, as a dove from heaven; and he remained upon him.
www.newadvent.org /bible/joh001.htm   (1774 words)

 BLB (KJV) Jhn 3
And John also was baptizing in Aenon near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
And they came unto John, and said unto him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou barest witness, behold, the same baptizeth, and all [men] come to him.
John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.
www.blueletterbible.org /kjv/Jhn/Jhn003.html   (791 words)

 About the Bible - Christian Answers® WebBible™
The Bible is unique among “Holy Books;” it is rooted in and intertwined with actual human history.
The Bible claims to be “the word of God.” It records the interaction of God with historical people and nations.
The Bible’s two major sections are the Old Testament and the New Testament.
www.christiananswers.net /bible/about.html   (712 words)

 JOHN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
JOHN : This book begins with: "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God."(John 1:1; from King James' Version) God sent John the Baptist to witness Jesus Christ being the true "Light," yet among the Jews, He was not accepted.
WOMAN AT THE WELL (John 4): A (despised) Samaritan woman at Jacob's well was approached by Jesus, who explained "living water" to her: "...the water I give...will become...
BORN BLIND (John 9): Asked if a man blind from birth was that way because of his or his parents' sins, Jesus said that it was neither.
www.biblenotes.net /john.html   (1613 words)

 Amazon.com: The MacArthur Study Bible: Books: John MacArthur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It includes a general introduction to the Bible and how to study it, introductions to each of the books of the Bible (including an outline of the book's contents), a topical index, a set of color maps, comparative time lines, and more.
Few study Bibles contain as much commentary as this one, and the commentary is decidedly and unapologetically conservative and premillennial.
There exist other study Bibles that are written by a panel of scholars, which give all or many viewpoints without taking or advocating a standpoint.
www.amazon.com /MacArthur-Study-Bible-John/dp/0718009258   (1821 words)

And John also was baptizing in Ennon near Salim: because there was much water there.
And they came to John and said to him: Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond the Jordan, to whom thou gavest testimony: behold, he baptizeth and all men come to him.
John answered and said: A man cannot receive any thing, unless it be given him from heaven.
www.newadvent.org /bible/joh003.htm   (1464 words)

 Daily Bible Reading - John 1-2 - Saturday, July 21, 2007   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Now this was John's testimony when the Jews of Jerusalem sent priests and Levites to ask him who he was.
John replied in the words of Isaiah the prophet, "I am the voice of one calling in the desert, `Make straight the way for the Lord.'"
The next day John was there again with two of his disciples.
www.bible-reading.com /cgi-bin/daily-reading.cgi/NIV-216   (1438 words)

 Voice Bible Studies: The Gospel of John (Menu)
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Sometimes he uses Greek and Hebrew; he often is responding to other scholars; and some of his comment is verse by verse while other is by paragraph.
The first 60% of this work is complicated philosophical discussion of backgrounds for John.
www.cresourcei.org /biblestudy/bbjohn.html   (611 words)

John is the first word-for-word feature production of this unique gospel ever made.
Unlike the other three gospels, the purpose of John is not to give a detailed chronology of the life of Jesus.
Rather, "the disciple whom Jesus loved," wrote John to present the truth about Jesus Christ in such a way "that you will put your faith in Jesus as the Messiah and the Son of God" - and thereby have eternal life through him (John 20.31).
store.bible.com /watchword/john.html   (168 words)

 Webster's Bible John Chapter 3:1-36.
3:23 And John also was baptizing in Enon, near to Salim, because there was much water there: and they came, and were baptized.
3:26 And they came to John, and said to him, Rabbi, he that was with thee beyond Jordan, to whom thou didst bear testimony, behold, the same baptizeth, and all men come to him.
3:27 John answered and said, A man can receive nothing, except it be given him from heaven.
bibledatabase.org /exec/online/webster/43_003.htm   (818 words)

 John Stott Bible Studies
Now this Bible study series you can explore Scripture side by side with John Stott, enhancing your own in-depth study with his insights gained from his years of immersion in God's Word.
Included in each is his insightful exposition of key biblical passages, as well as inductive study questions for individual or group use.
The John Stott Bible Study series will serve as an excellent introduction both to the work of John Stott as well as the riches of Scripture.
www.openskybooks.com /IVP-JohnStottBibleStudies.htm   (150 words)

 All School Activity - The Saint John's Bible Curriculum
A suggestion is to allow one or two children at a time to work on the page while the other classmates are doing another classroom activity or during a recess time throughout the school day.
The school should have a ‘Bible Dedication.’ On a special day, the children can gather in a large gathering area to dedicate the Bible.
An added touch would be to have all children ‘dress-up’ for the occasion and to invite their family and friends to join the celebration.
www.saintjohnsbible.org /curriculum/all_school/create_bible.htm   (1006 words)

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