"I tell you the truth, no one can see the kingdom of God unless he is born again."
May we listen carefully to the words of Jesus so that we can receive from him what Nicodemus could not. May the L....
"How dare you turn my Father's house into a market!"
Jesus brought joy and blessing to the wedding guests at Cana. He demonstrated his almighty power to change wine and men. The event in the last....
"This, the first of his miraculous signs, Jesus performed in Cana of Galilee. He thus revealed his glory, and his disciples put their faith in him."
The miracles in John's Gospel are called "sign....
"'Come, he replied. 'and you will see.'"
May the Lord teach us from these first believers what believing is, and show us how people come to believe.
1. Andrew goes and sees
How do we belie....
GOD PROTECTS THE CHURCH IN JERUSALEM
(James is martyred; Peter is rescued)
Key Verse: 12:5
God is the sovereign ruler of history. He himself orchestrated the world mission of....
THE GOSPEL TO THE GENTILES
The Antioch Church
Key Verse: 11:20,21
â€œSome of them, however, men from Cyprus and Cyrene, went to Antioch and began to speak to Greeks also te....
THE GOSPEL SPREADS IN JUDEA
The Gentile Pentecost
Key Verse: 10:13
1. Read 9:32-42. How was Peter participating in the spread of the gospel in Judea? What happened in Lydd....
THE LORDâ€™S CHOSEN INSTRUMENT
The Conversion of Saul
Key Verse: 9:15,16
â€œ...Go! This man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before the Gentiles and their kings....
THE SCATTERED CHURCHâ€“TO SAMARIA
(The ministry of Philip the evangelist)
â€œOn that day a great persecution broke out against the church at Jerusalem, and....
STEPHEN'S SENSE OF HISTORY AND GOSPEL FAITH
Key verses: 59,60
AWhile they were stoning him, Stephen prayed, >Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.@ Then he fell on his knees and c....
SEVEN SERVANTS APPOINTED
Key Verse 6:3,4
Jesus prayed that his disciples might be one. He commanded them to love one another. When the 120 gathered in the upper room to pray for t....
"The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, 'Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.'"
John the Baptist was the man sent by God to testify to Jesus the light of th....
"The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the One and Only, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth."
John described the pre-incarnate Je....
The author of this Gospel was John, Jesus' disciple and an eyewitness to the events of Jesus' life and death. He describes himself as the "beloved disciple." He knew that Jesus loved him, and he love....
John's Gospel was written by "the disciple whom Jesus loved" (Jn 21:7,20,24). He was an eye-witness to Jesus' life, death and resurrection (19:26; Acts 1:21,22). According to chapter 20 verse 30, the....
INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF ABRAHAM (Ge 12-25)
Abraham was an old man who lived some 4000 years ago. Why is it important to study about him today? Surely people who live in these modern techno....
Genesis is the first of the 66 books of the Bible. Through the study of Genesis we can lay foundations for the study and understanding of the whole Bible. Jesus quotes Genesis, and he teaches us that....
JOSEPH'S BROTHERS REPENT
Genesis 42:1-44:34 Lesson 16a
Key Verse: 44:33
"Now then, please let your servant remain here as my lord's slave in place of the boy, and let the boy return with his b....
JOSEPH'S FAITH AND STEWARDSHIP
Genesis 45:1-50:26 Lesson 16b
(45:1-26; 46:26-47:27; 50:15-26)
Key Verse: 50:20
"You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish....
GOD REVEALS HIS SOVEREIGN WILL
Genesis 40:1-41:57 Lesson 15b
Key Verse: 41:51,52
Joseph named his firstborn Manasseh and said, `It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and al....
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