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New series on John (daily study for 2018)

Posted: February 23, 2018

The 2018 series is A Tour Through John. Length: 50 days. Units average about 20 minutes, just right if you have to go to work early, or want to listen as… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 36 (scriptures)

Posted: February 5, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (11 minutes), or right click here, save and listen later. 12:24 — Jesus to Andrew, Philip, and the Greeks: “Very truly, I tell… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 35

Posted: February 4, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (20 minutes), or right click here, to save and listen later. After breakfast, it’s time to talk (v.15ff).  Notice the setting: the charcoal fire…. Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 34

Posted: February 3, 2018

As noted in the last message, it is possible that the Gospel of John concluded with chapter 20, and that chapter 21 is an addition, either by the original author or by someone… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 33

Posted: February 2, 2018

John 19 concludes with the burial of Jesus. Now, in John 20, it is Sunday morning, the third day since the crucifixion — and the tomb is empty! Click on the… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 32

Posted: February 1, 2018

We continue our study of the crucifixion, from the middle of John 19. Click on the arrow to play the podcast (24 minutes), or right click here, to save and listen… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 31

Posted: January 31, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (21 minutes), or right click here, save and listen later. 19:1 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. 2 And the soldiers wove a… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 30

Posted: January 30, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (19 minutes), or right click here, save and listen later. 18:1 After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 29

Posted: January 29, 2018

The entire chapter is a prayer. This falls into three parts: Prayer for himself (vv.1-5). Prayer for his disciples (vv.6-19). Prayer for the world — future believers (vv.20-26). The order is crucial: Jesus’ training… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 28

Posted: January 28, 2018

Jesus has been preparing his apostles for the persecution to come (15:18 into chapter 16). Persecuting Christians will come to be seen as service to God (v.2). John’s gospel was… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 27

Posted: January 27, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (18 minutes), or right click here, save and listen later. Chapter 15 tells us about our relationship to Jesus (vv.1-17), using three different… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 26

Posted: January 26, 2018

Having heard Jesus’ prediction of his betrayal, and death, the apostles are understandably anxious. That is why in 14:1 Jesus tries to calm them. We too may have our own reasons for… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 25

Posted: January 25, 2018

Jesus speaks to the apostles in chapters 13-16, on the eve of his death. For an excellent study on John 13:31-17:26, read The Last Discourse, by James Greig. Even though he knows… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 24

Posted: January 24, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (19 minutes), or right click here, save and listen later. 27 Now is my soul troubled, and what shall I say? Father, deliver me… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 23

Posted: January 23, 2018

After the podcast on scripture memory, we now return to the gospel of John, chapter 12. Click on the arrow to play the podcast (12 minutes), or right click here… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 22 (scriptures)

Posted: January 22, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (11 minutes), or right click here, save and listen later. Scripture for memory (Prov 22:17-18 — see also 3:3; 7:3, on internalizing God’s word)… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 21

Posted: January 21, 2018

Today we come to the final chapter in John’s “Book of Signs” And in chapter 10 we saw the 3rd and 4th of seven “I am” sayings (gate and Shepherd)…. Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 20

Posted: January 20, 2018

In the previous chapter Jesus proved that he was truly the light of the world. Here we find the third and fourth I am statements: “I am the door” (vv.7,9)… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 19

Posted: January 19, 2018

This entire chapter illustrates how Jesus is the light of the world (8:12; 9:5). Without him all are blind. Click on the arrow to play the podcast (21 minutes), or right… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 18

Posted: January 18, 2018

Last time (lesson 17) we stopped at John 8:11. The rest of chapter 8 reveals an escalation in tensions between Jesus and the Jewish leadership. The acrimony culminates in an… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 17

Posted: January 17, 2018

The beginning section of today’s podcast (on John 7:53-8:11) some may find a bit academic, or even unsettling. Please bear with me; certain explanations need to be made. Soon we… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 16

Posted: January 16, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (19 minutes), or right click here to download and listen later. 32 The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering such things about him, and the… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 15

Posted: January 15, 2018

Following Christ requires focus, commitment, discipline. And there are so many distractions. We need to put considerable effort into arranging our lives so that we can live as his disciples. After… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 14

Posted: January 14, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (20 minutes), or right click here to download and listen later. 6:37 Everything that the Father gives me will come to me, and… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 13

Posted: January 13, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (22 minutes), or right click here to download and listen later. 6:1 After this Jesus went to the other side of the… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 12

Posted: January 12, 2018

Today we finish our study of John 5. Click on the arrow to play the podcast (20 minutes), or right click here to download and listen later. 19 Jesus said to them, “Very… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 11

Posted: January 11, 2018

Today we finish John 4 and begin John 5. Click on the arrow to play the podcast (25 minutes), or right click here to download and listen later. 43 When the two… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 10

Posted: January 10, 2018

We continue to read the story of Jesus and the Samaritan Woman — a story that could easily be titled “The Stranger.” Click on the arrow to play the podcast… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 9

Posted: January 9, 2018

The story of the Samaritan woman is well known. She is a stranger to Jesus, as he is to her. But his interaction speaks volumes about what it means to… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 8

Posted: January 8, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (18 minutes), or right click here to save and listen later. 16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son,… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 7

Posted: January 7, 2018

We come to the ever-popular John 3!  While most who profess Christ know only verse 16, the entire chapter is chock-full of incredible passages. For example, verse 16 requires faith… Read More

A Tour through John, Lesson 6

Posted: January 6, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (20 minutes), or right click here to save and listen later. Recap of lesson 5 (Water to Wine) Time out for a wedding:… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 5

Posted: January 5, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (24 minutes), or right click here to listen later. Introduction Jesus’ core group of disciples, his apostles, has grown. In chapter 2 he… Read More

A Tour through John, lesson 4

Posted: January 4, 2018

Click on the arrow to play the podcast (20 minutes), or right click here to listen later. Last time we looked at the first two days; today we will read about… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 3

Posted: January 3, 2018

Having set the stage with his prologue (vv.1-18), John the evangelist now begins the story proper. In this lesson (22 minutes), we cover John 1:19-34, which details the first two… Read More

A Tour Through John, Lesson 2

Posted: January 2, 2018

In this lesson (20 minutes), we will finish our study of the prologue (1:1-18), which sets the stage for the entire gospel. Click on the arrow to play the podcast,… Read More

A Tour through John, Lesson 1

Posted: January 1, 2018

In this opening lesson (15 minutes), we will consider the nature of John’s gospel, and then probe the important prologue (1:1-18), which sets the stage for the entire gospel. Click… Read More

Miracles of the Messiah

Posted: April 16, 2016

Sunday Message at North River Church of Christ – April 10, 2016 http://bit.ly/1Sho5NH  

Christ Through the Ages, 10: John–Heavenly Word, Human Flesh

Posted: January 10, 2014

To download, right click on the link and click “Save Link As” or “Save target As” – Download Podcast Listen to the 10th podcast in the series (11 minutes), John:… Read More

JOHN 1 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came… Read More

JOHN 1 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

19 This is the testimony given by John when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” 20 He confessed and did not deny… Read More

JOHN 1 – C

Posted: December 18, 2008

29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him and declared, “Here is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30 This is he… Read More

JOHN 2 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 On the third day there was a wedding in Cana of Galilee, and the mother of Jesus was there. 2 Jesus and his disciples had also been invited to… Read More

JOHN 2 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

12 After this he went down to Capernaum with his mother, his brothers, and his disciples; and they remained there a few days. 13 The Passover of the Jews was… Read More

JOHN 3 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are… Read More

JOHN 3 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

22 After this Jesus and his disciples went into the Judean countryside, and he spent some time there with them and baptized. 23 John also was baptizing at Aenon near… Read More

JOHN 4 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 When Jesus knew that the Pharisees heard He was making and baptizing more disciples than John 2 (though Jesus Himself was not baptizing, but His disciples were), 3 He… Read More

JOHN 4 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

43 After two days He left there for Galilee. 44 Jesus Himself testified that a prophet has no honor in his own country. 45 When they entered Galilee, the Galileans welcomed Him… Read More

JOHN 5 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for a feast of the Jews.  2 Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic… Read More

JOHN 5 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

25 “I tell you the truth, a time is coming and has now come when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God and those who hear… Read More

JOHN 6 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Some time after this, Jesus crossed to the far shore of the Sea of Galilee (that is, the Sea of Tiberias), 2 and a great crowd of people followed… Read More

JOHN 6 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

22 The next day the crowd that had stayed on the opposite shore of the lake realized that only one boat had been there, and that Jesus had not entered… Read More

JOHN 7 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 After this, Jesus traveled in Galilee, since He did not want to travel in Judea because the Jews were trying to kill Him. 2 The Jewish Festival of Tabernacles… Read More

JOHN 7 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

32 The Pharisees heard the crowd muttering these things about Him, so the chief priests and the Pharisees sent temple police to arrest Him. 33 Then Jesus said, “I am… Read More

JOHN 8 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

[53 Then each of them went home, 8:1 while Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2 Early in the morning he came again to the temple. All the people came… Read More

JOHN 8 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

12 Again Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life.” 13… Read More

JOHN 8 – C

Posted: December 18, 2008

31 Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples; 32 and you will know the truth,… Read More

JOHN 8 – D

Posted: December 18, 2008

46 Which of you convicts me of sin? If I tell the truth, why do you not believe me? 47 Whoever is from God hears the words of God. The… Read More

JOHN 9

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?”… Read More

JOHN 10 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 “Truly, truly, I say to you, he who does not enter the sheepfold by the door but climbs in by another way, that man is a thief and a… Read More

JOHN 10 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

22 At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter, 23 and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the colonnade of Solomon. 24 So… Read More

JOHN 11 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now a man was sick, Lazarus, from Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 Mary was the one who anointed the Lord with fragrant oil and… Read More

JOHN 11 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

28 Having said this, she went back and called her sister Mary, saying in private, “The Teacher is here and is calling for you.” 29 As soon as she heard… Read More

JOHN 11 – C

Posted: December 18, 2008

45 Therefore many of the Jews who came to Mary and saw what He did believed in Him. 46 But some of them went to the Pharisees and told them… Read More

JOHN 12 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Six days before Passover Jesus came to Bethany, where Lazarus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. 2 They gave a dinner for him there, and Martha served,… Read More

JOHN 12 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

27 “I am troubled now. Yet what should I say? ‘Father, save me from this hour’? But it was for this purpose that I came to this hour. 28 Father,… Read More

JOHN 13

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now before the Feast of the Passover, Jesus knowing that His hour had come that He would depart out of this world to the Father, having loved His own… Read More

JOHN 14 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You have faith in God; have faith also in me. 2 In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If there… Read More

JOHN 14 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

15 “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. 16 And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Advocate to be with you always, 17… Read More

JOHN 15

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinegrower. 2 He removes every branch in me that bears no fruit. Every branch that bears fruit he prunes… Read More

JOHN 16

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 “I have said these things to you to keep you from stumbling. 2 They will put you out of the synagogues. Indeed, an hour is coming when those who… Read More

JOHN 17

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 After Jesus had spoken these words, he looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come; glorify your Son so that the Son may glorify you, 2… Read More

JOHN 18 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 After Jesus had spoken these words, he went out with his disciples across the Kidron valley to a place where there was a garden, which he and his disciples… Read More

JOHN 18 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

28 Then they took Jesus from Caiaphas to Pilate’s headquarters. It was early in the morning. They themselves did not enter the headquarters, so as to avoid ritual defilement and… Read More

JOHN 19 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Pilate then took Jesus and scourged Him. 2 And the soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on His head, and put a purple robe on… Read More

JOHN 19 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

17 They took Jesus, therefore, and He went out, bearing His own cross, to the place called the Place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha. 18 There… Read More

JOHN 19 – C

Posted: December 18, 2008

31 Then the Jews, because it was the day of preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high… Read More

JOHN 20 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene came early to the tomb, while it was still dark, and saw the stone already taken away from the… Read More

JOHN 20 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

19 So when it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and when the doors were shut where the disciples were, for fear of the Jews,… Read More

JOHN 21 – A

Posted: December 18, 2008

1 After these things Jesus manifested Himself again to the disciples at the Sea of Tiberias, and He manifested Himself in this way. 2 Simon Peter, and Thomas called Didymus,… Read More

JOHN 21 – B

Posted: December 18, 2008

15 So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?” He said to Him, “Yes, Lord; You… Read More

John 15 and Biblical Fruit, by Tom Jones

Posted: August 18, 2003

Our Teaching About John 15 For many years in our movement we have heard that the fruit Jesus describes in John 15 is the making of other disciples. Often we… Read More