Bible Study – The Gospel of John
In this Bible Study episode, Pastors Mark Tiefel and Nathanael Mayhew take us into the Gospel of John. John’s Gospel is different than the other three Gospels. He emphasizes that Jesus is true God and records miracles and words of Jesus that reinforce that truth. John points out that Jesus was God, but that He came in the flesh to give His life as the sacrifice needed to redeem sinners. Jesus is “The Word,” “the Lamb,” and “the Messiah” and more. He is also the Great “I AM” of the Old Testament, Jehovah Himself. Jesus says He is the I AM, Yahweh. John points to these I AM statements of Jesus throughout His Gospel to show that Jesus was Yahweh. The Jews recognized what Jesus was saying and wanted to kill Him because He had blasphemed by calling Himself God. John also makes a connection between Jesus and Life. Jesus is Life (John 14:6), and the Life that Jesus brings to the world through His death and resurrection is received by us through faith.