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Re: Johns Gospel
« Reply #48 on: February 15, 2021, 11:37:49 AM »
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  Now when Jesus learned that the Pharisees had heard that Jesus was making and baptizing more disciples than John (although Jesus himself did not baptize, but only his disciples), he left Judea and departed again for Galilee.
John 4:1-‬3 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.1-3.ESV           


Here we see that Jesus's disciples were baptizing many more than John the Baptist so not to cause a conflict with the Pharisees Christ moved on.
Its noteworthy to note Our Lord did not baptize anyone himself but left it to his decipels this was the baptism of water which symbolises the baptism that was to come.

        ?I baptize you with water for repentance, but he who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
Matthew 3:11 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/mat.3.11.ESV     


So this is the baptism we are to seek this is the baptism that would come after the death and resurrection of our Lord so let us seek the Spirit and the fire.

    for our God is a consuming fire.
Hebrews 12:29 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/heb.12.29.ESV       


Love and Peace
Dave

https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.1-3.ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/mat.3.11.ESV
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Re: Johns Gospel
« Reply #49 on: February 19, 2021, 12:58:24 PM »
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   And he had to pass through Samaria. So he came to a town of Samaria called Sychar, near the field that Jacob had given to his son Joseph. Jacob?s well was there; so Jesus, wearied as he was from his journey, was sitting beside the well. It was about the sixth hour.  A woman from Samaria came to draw water. Jesus said to her, ?Give me a drink.?  The Samaritan woman said to him, ?How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?? ( For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans.) Jesus answered her, ?If you knew the gift of God, and who it is that is saying to you, ?Give me a drink,? you would have asked him, and he would have given you living water.?
John 4:4-‬7, ‬9-‬10 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.4-10.ESV         


The first thing to notice here is our Lord does not follow what Jews were doing but treated her with kindness and did not judge her he did not come to judge

    If anyone hears my words and does not keep them, I do not judge him; for I did not come to judge the world but to save the world.
John 12:47 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.12.47.ESV           


Of course the living water he offered her was the water of the word of God which would lead to eternal life what a wonderful gift and this gift is offered to the whole world what a wonderful God we have.

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Dave

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https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.12.47.ESV

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« Reply #50 on: February 20, 2021, 12:53:51 PM »
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      The woman said to him, ?Sir, you have nothing to draw water with, and the well is deep. Where do you get that living water? Are you greater than our father Jacob? He gave us the well and drank from it himself, as did his sons and his livestock.? Jesus said to her, ?Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again,  but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again.  The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.?
John 4:11-‬14 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.11-14.ESV       


Of course the woman had no Idea what our Lord was talking about he was speaking of the water of the word of God with which we cleanse our selves inside and out ready to receive the Holy Spirit.
We drink this water when we read and study Gods word then this water will become a spring in us welling up to eternal life so let us take the advice of our Lord and drink of this water every day.

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Dave
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« Reply #51 on: February 22, 2021, 01:10:25 PM »
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      The woman said to him, ?Sir, give me this water, so that I will not be thirsty or have to come here to draw water.?  Jesus said to her, ?Go, call your husband, and come here.?  The woman answered him, ?I have no husband.? Jesus said to her, ?You are right in saying, ?I have no husband?;  for you have had five husbands, and the one you now have is not your husband. What you have said is true.?
John 4:15-‬18 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.15-18.ESV           


Here we see the women did not have a clue what Jesus was offering her which was the water of the word of God a very precious commodity.
Next our Lord goes on to show her that he knew everything about her she had no secrets from him and we should take notice of this for we have no secrets from him either all our thoughts and deeds are known to him so we need to be very careful of what we do and think.

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Dave


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« Reply #52 on: February 24, 2021, 11:29:52 AM »
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   The woman said to him, ?Sir, I perceive that you are a prophet. Our fathers worshiped on this mountain, but you say that in Jerusalem is the place where people ought to worship.? Jesus said to her, ?Woman, believe me, the hour is coming when neither on this mountain nor in Jerusalem will you worship the Father.  You worship what you do not know; we worship what we know, for salvation is from the Jews.  But the hour is coming, and is now here, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father is seeking such people to worship him.  God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth.?
John 4:19-‬24 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.19-24.ESV         


Here we see the woman is starting to catch on that the man who was speaking to her was someone special our Lord goes on to explain that things are about to change.
Where the Jews had always worshiped was soon to be abandoned and be replaced by something far greater the worship of God the Father through the Holy spirit which would be given to the true believers after the death and resurrection of Jesus.
It's important to note that Christ makes it quite plain we are to worship the Father no one else so let us remember how our Lord taught us to pray.

         9  After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.

 10  Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

 11  Give us this day our daily bread.

 12  And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors.

 13  And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen.         


Love and Peace
Dave
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.19-24.ESV

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Re: Johns Gospel
« Reply #53 on: February 26, 2021, 01:36:06 PM »
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     The woman said to him, ?I know that Messiah is coming (he who is called Christ). When he comes, he will tell us all things.? Jesus said to her, ?I who speak to you am he.?
John 4:25-‬26 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.25-26.ESV     


Here we have our Lord confirming who he is the Messiah the anointed of God who was to come in the  the first instance to save Israel but they refused to accept him and crucified him after which his offer  of salvation was given to the gentiles.
But we must not forget all Israel will be saved.

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Dave
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.25-26.ESV

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Re: Johns Gospel
« Reply #54 on: March 01, 2021, 01:28:39 PM »
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    Just then his disciples came back. They marveled that he was talking with a woman, but no one said, ?What do you seek?? or, ?Why are you talking with her?? So the woman left her water jar and went away into town and said to the people, ?Come, see a man who told me all that I ever did. Can this be the Christ?? They went out of the town and were coming to him.
John 4:27-‬30 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.27-30.ESV       


Here we can see what a few well placed words can have a wonderful knock on effect and crowds came out to meet him a few choice words  can do wonders so lets spread the word.
Interesting to note how our Lord had a different attitude to women and treated them with love and respect not as the Jews did who treated them as second class citizens.
In Christ we are all equal.

Love and Peace
Dave
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.27-30.ESV

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Re: Johns Gospel
« Reply #55 on: March 03, 2021, 11:24:11 AM »
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     Meanwhile the disciples were urging him, saying, ?Rabbi, eat.? But he said to them, ?I have food to eat that you do not know about.?  So the disciples said to one another, ?Has anyone brought him something to eat??
John 4:31-‬33 ESV
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.31-33.ESV       


What was this food our Lord had access to it was the bread from heaven the bread that sustains us to eternal life its the bread we pray for in the Lords prayer give us this day our daily bread it is the spiritual food that sustains us unto eternal life we access this bread through consuming the word of God our Lord Jesus is the word of God let us feed on all the wonderful words he has given us.
As Christ consumed everything  the Father said to him in what he should do for the salvation of us sinners.

Love and Peace
Dave
https://bible.com/bible/59/jhn.4.31-33.ESV

 

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