Study Guide for Next Week, John Chapters 13-17, appears at the end of the Sermon. Study Guide for the Gospel According to John, 7-13 Misunderstanding and Double Meaning: One of John’s stylistic features is having Jesus use figurative language to explain something “that comes from above,” and having that language misunderstood by the hearers. Think […]
Study Materials The Gospel According to Mark III As you read chapters 11-16 of the Gospel of Mark, pay particularly close attention to these: That fig tree: It doesn’t seem fair that Jesus would curse a tree that does not bear fruit if it is not the proper season. Biblical scholars think that it represents […]
The familiar ancient theme of a palace with many mansions is begins Jesus’ discourse to tell his disciples that he will be leaving them soon. He tells them that he is the way to the truth and life that the Father has promised. As they have come to see him, they have also seen the Father, and when they ask in Jesus’ name, God will be pleased to give them all they need.