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The writer of John is identified as "the desciple Jesus loved," the apostle John. It was probably written sometime between A.D. 85 and A.D. 90. John centers on the teachings of Christ and their applicablility to all men. Additionally, John focuses on the humanity of Christ while never losing sight of Christ's divine nature. In the latter chapters, John provides information concerning the arrest, trial and crucifixtion of Jesus the other gospels do not contain.
Joan contains the shortes verse in the Bible. John 11:35, and the most often quoted verse, John 3:16.
I. The relationship of God and Christ, 1:1-1:18
II. John the Baptist and Jesus, 1:19-1:51
III. Jesus' public ministry, 2:1-12:11
IV. Jesus' last week of public ministry , 12:12-19:42
V. The resurrection, 20:1-21:25
IN THE beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
The LORD possessed me in the beginning of his way, before his works of old.
PROVERBS 8:23, & c.
I was set up from everlasting, from the beginning, or ever the earth was.
1 COLOSSIANS 1:17
And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.
1 JOHN 1:1
Christ, sin and the believer
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life;
Who bare record of the word of God, and of the testimony of Jesus Christ, and of all things that he saw.
Then I was by him, as one brought up with him: and I was daily his delight, rejoicing always before him;
Who, being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God: