Disciple whom Jesus loved

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  • Beloved Disciple Identity

    The end of the fourth gospel sets the scene with Peter turning and looking at the one whom Jesus loved. Peter ask Jesus why he has not asked this person to follow him, as he has Peter. Jesus replies with “If it is my will that he remain until I come, what is it to you?” The ‘he’ that Jesus is referring to is the beloved disciple. The second to last set of verses in John, does not provide an answer the question of who this Beloved Disciple is, but only raises more. In this essay, I will explore the identity of the Beloved Disciple, and by doing this, also examining the authorship of the gospel. The beloved disciple is a character who is not explicitly named in the fourth gospel. He makes several different appearances within the gospel, but…

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  • History: The Jesus Movement

    The Jesus movement was spreading like wildfire throughout the Roman Empire in early years of the Common Era. Before the Jesus movement, women were being suppressed and had to submit to man 's authority. Women had no right to hold a higher position in life or in the church. Women had very little choices of what they really wanted to become in their later years. They were either to be a housewife or labeled as being whores. The Jesus movement was an important time for women to spring up and do…

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  • Baptist And John's Gospel Similarities

    the same way (Jesus does not calm the sea, Peter’s three denials of Jesus). John’s gospel contains many events that are not included in Mark’s gospel (water into wine, the woman at the well, washing of the disciples feet) and it spans three Passovers. John’s gospel begins with the creation of the world and tells us that Jesus was present with God at that time. Since Jesus was with God before the creation of the world John stresses that Jesus is the word of God made human (flesh) and…

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  • Analytical Gospel Review: The Book Of John

    and ministry of Jesus Christ. There are several conflicting stories about the authorship of this gospel. One writer, Kenneth Barksdale, suggests that the author is the Apostle John, otherwise known as “the disciple whom Jesus loved” (1499). Barksdale rationalizes his assumption that John is the writer by many facts recorded in the Gospel, the most logical is the fact that although John was very prominent in the early church, he is not mentioned by name in the book of John (1499).…

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  • Unity Within The Body Of Jesus

    to John. Jesus tells believers He is the vine, and they are the branches, abiding in Him will allow them to bear fruit, however without Jesus, believers are nothing. (John 15:1-5) “Vines were often used to express fruitfulness, dependence, vital union, pruning” and for a culture here people were familiar with agriculture, this metaphor would have made perfect sense. (Hutchinson, John C. 64) What Jesus likely desired from His disciples was a recognition that they were not capable of producing…

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  • The Role Of Jesus In The Gospel Of John

    The Gospel of John portrays the divinity of Jesus. The Gospel of John was written for the world to show that Jesus was the "Son of God." When he was hung on the cross there were several women close enough that Jesus could talk to his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. ‘When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, ‘Woman, here is your son.’”(John 19:25-26). Jesus told Mary, his mother, that the…

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  • The Holy Spirit In The Gospel Of John Analysis

    review of the “disciple whom Jesus loved” (John 13:23) notable beliefs concerning the Holy Spirit will be examined and reviewed in accordance with the literary and cultural context of the Gospel. In addition, the Holy Spirit in the Old Testament, a more extensive review of the Gospel will be investigated as well as an assortment of Bible commentaries, theology and various doctrinal teachings to discover John’s purpose. All sources will be cited and will be used to expound on and explain John’s…

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  • Annotated Bible Research Paper

    The Gospels of The New Oxford Annotated Bible aim to tell of the life of Jesus Christ. The authors build the narratives around the Father-Son relationship of God and Jesus because of how much of an impact God’s sacrifice has on Jesus’ ministry. “God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life” (John 3:16). Throughout the book of John, Jesus repeatedly says that he is the Son of God, the Son of Man, and God. If Jesus…

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  • The Parable Of The Ten Virgins And The Oil

    Brother William Branham, the Prophet had the Elijah message to turn the people back to the Word in this Last (7th) Church Age and to prepare the hearts of the people for the Second Coming of Christ. His messages crying out, “Behold, the Bridegroom Cometh” were pointing out to a Great Person coming after him and whom also he had…

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  • Sacrament Of The Eucharist Analysis

    The message of this passage illuminates the concept that Jesus will always be present in the world. Jesus displayed that through the abundance of fish the disciples caught that he still cared for them and looked after them. This act of catching the fit for the disciples showed them that the Lord was always going to be present in their lives. In the passage, this is when the disciples noticed that it was Jesus , “So the disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter, “It is the Lord.” When Simon Peter…

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