John: A Guide for Reflection and Prayer

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Hendrickson Publishers, 2007 - Religion - 248 pages
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The Daily Bible Commentary is systematic and rich in research, yet devotional and reflective in tone. It is perfect for preachers, lay people, teachers, ministers in training, students? and anyone who wants to understand the Bible better and draw closer to God on a daily basis. This is the volume on John.
  

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User Review  - Karen Saar - Christianbook.com

This book is extremely rich in content; I was pleasantly surprised. It takes you through the book of John with comparitive insight that considers the mindset of when the events occurred and how it can impact the world today. Read full review

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Contents

In the beginning
30
Light in the darkness
32
Acceptance or rejection?
34
The Word became flesh
36
Questions and answers
38
The witness of John the Baptist
40
Come and see
42
Follow me
44
The one you love is ill
140
Lazarus is asleep
142
Your brother will rise again
144
I am the resurrection and the life
146
Lazarus come out
148
One man must die for the people
150
Anointing at Bethany
152
What sort of King?
154

The wedding at Cana
46
Water into wine
48
House cleaning
50
Destroy this temple
52
Realizing and believing
54
Nicodemus by night
56
The teacher is taught heavenly things
58
God so loved the world
60
Jesus and John the Baptist
62
Jesus the One from above
64
A Samaritan woman at a well
66
Living water
68
Prophet or Messiah?
70
Food and harvests
72
Healing an officials son
74
Do you want to be healed?
76
The Sabbath and Jesus claims
78
The Son gives life and judges
80
Bearing witness
82
The scriptures and Moses
84
Feeding the five thousand
86
Who is this?
88
More questions and answers
90
I am the bread of life
92
Bread from heaven
94
Eat my flesh and drink my blood
96
The parting of the ways
98
Times and places
100
Teaching in Jerusalem
102
Jesus authority and identity
104
Come to me and drink
106
No one ever spoke like this man
108
The woman taken in adultery
110
I am the light of the world
112
Who are you?
114
The truth will make you free
116
Who is your Father?
118
Before Abraham was I am
120
The light comes to a blind man
122
The blind man is healed
124
Healing brings opposition
126
I was blind but now I see
128
Jesus brings both sight and blindness
130
I am the door
132
I am the good shepherd
134
Tell us plainly
136
The Father and I are one
138
We want to see Jesus
156
Lifting up the Son of Man
158
Belief blindness and fear
160
Light sent to save the world
162
Jesus washes the disciples feet
164
I have given you an example
166
Beloved or betrayer?
168
Love one another
170
I am the way truth and life
172
Show us the Father
174
The promise of the Spirit
176
A parting gift
178
I am the vine
180
Abide in love
182
Not of the world
184
The Spirit of Truth
186
Returning to the Father
188
The task of the Spirit
190
Sorrow will turn to joy
192
Going to the Father
194
Father glorify your Son
196
Jesus prays for his disciples
198
Sanctify them in the truth
200
Jesus prays for the church
202
Betrayed in a garden
204
From garden to courtyard
206
Jesus before the high priest
208
Rebukes and denials
210
Accused before Pilate
212
Are you King of the Jews?
214
Hail King of the Jews
216
No King but Caesar
218
The King is crucified
220
The Kings last words
222
The death of the King
224
The King is buried
226
They have taken away the Lord
228
I have seen the Lord
230
Sent out in the Spirit
232
Thomas from disbelief to faith
234
Gone fishing
236
Breakfast with Jesus
238
Do you love me more than these?
240
Follow me
242
Glossary
245
For further reading
246
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About the author (2007)

Richard A. Burridge is dean of King's College in London, where he also lectures in the theology department. His other books include Four Gospels, One Jesus?: A Symbolic Reading and Jesus Now and Then.

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