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Gospel of John

Three Amigos

I’m struck by the characters of the three men who are named in John 1.35-42. John the Baptist – Notice what he does when he sees Jesus.  He says: Behold! The Lamb of God.  What did that particular statement get … Continue reading

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Andrew: Eureka! (We’ve found better than a Gold Mine!)

The expression “Eureka” is the California state motto.  It stands for the cry of the gold rush miners when they discovered gold [No, they didn’t say it in Greek, but it sounds so much cooler to say that they said … Continue reading

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“I am not the Christ” (Theology Alert)

“He confessed, and did not deny, but confessed, “I am not the Christ.”” (John 1:20–21 ESV) We have to go into this topic of Christ because it is muy importante [I know, what you’re thinking: Do we really? I was … Continue reading

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“Who Takes Away the Sin of the World”

“The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:29 ESV) What does it mean to take away the sin of the world? The … Continue reading

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“Behold, the Lamb of God, who”…Wait, What?

“The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (John 1:29–30 ESV) When you read statements like John’s here with fresh eyes, especially from a … Continue reading

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“You Humble Now, Holmes”

“John answered them, “I baptize with water, but among you stands one you do not know, even he who comes after me, the strap of whose sandal I am not worthy to untie.”” (John 1:26–27 ESV) In the movie Tin … Continue reading

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Christ and John: Word and Voice

A. W. Pink in his excellent commentary on the Gospel of John (which you can buy for .99 for the Kindle! [Seriously.  Go buy it now!]) points out how Christ as the Word and John as the Voice seamlessly express … Continue reading

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