In His Word
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Archive for October 2012

John 8

October 31, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – An adulterous woman (:1-11).  “The scribes and the Pharisees brought a woman caught in adultery”  (Where was the man???) to Jesus, “testing Him, so that they might have grounds for accusing Him.”  He passed the test by turning it back on them when He said, “He who is […]

John 7

October 30, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Jesus at the Feast of Booths.  Jesus astonished the crowd with His teaching, but still they viewed Him with contempt and accused Him of having a demon when He spoke of those wanting to kill Him.  Others knew the leaders wanted to kill Him and wondered why they […]

John 6

October 29, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Feeding five thousand (:1-15).  The men numbered five thousand, so there were probably many more people total.  Jesus took five loaves and two fish and fed them all, with twelve baskets of bread fragments left.  “Therefore when the people saw the sign which He had performed, they said, […]

John 5

October 26, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Sick man healed (:1-17).  We do not know exactly what was wrong with this man, but his sickness at least involved lameness.  Whatever it was, Jesus completely healed him.  The Jews condemned the man for carrying his pallet on the Sabbath, which was not really a violation of […]

John 4

October 25, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – The Samaritan woman at the well (:1-30).  What started out as a question for physical water quickly turned into a discussion about spiritual water, the water of eternal life.  The woman left her waterpot for physical water to go and tell others about spiritual water, Christ. – Jesus’ […]

John 3

October 24, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Nicodemus came to Jesus (:1-21).  Nicodemus, a Pharisee and ruler of the Jews, went to Jesus by night and confessed that He was from God.  Jesus talked to him, among other things, about being born again and the love of God.  Here we find the famous quote, “For […]

John 2

October 23, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Water to wine (:1-12).  Jesus performed his first miracle, turning water to wine, at a wedding in Cana of Galilee.  In doing so He “manifested His glory, and His disciples believed in Him.” – Cleansing the temple (:13-22).  When Jesus saw the selling and money changing in the […]

John 1

October 22, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – The Word and the Life (:1-13).  John began his book by describing Christ as the Word who brought all things into being and the Light who made the world. – The Word becoming flesh (:14-18).  “And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His […]

2 Peter 3

October 19, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – Contending for the faith.  In this one-chapter book, Jude focused on “contend(ing) earnestly for the faith” (:3). He began by explaining how certain ungodly people had “crept in unnoticed” and created the need for contending (:1-16), and then he closed by telling them how to contend – remember […]

2 Peter 3

October 17, 2012

What information does the chapter contain? – The coming of the Lord.  This chapter focuses on the coming of the Lord.  It begins by dealing with those who mock His coming, pointing to the destruction of the world during the days of Noah as proof.  Go may be patient in bringing it about, “but the […]