Bible commentary on the book of 1 john

The first epistle of john, often referred to as first john and written 1 john or i john, is the first of the johannine epistles of the new testament, and the fourth of the catholic epistles. In the beginning, god created the heavens and the earth. A selection of the best commentaries and bible study resources on the book of 1 john. Major differences between john and the synoptic gospels. Read the book of john from the bible with full chapters, highlighted popular verses, and helpful bible commentary for studying scripture. In the beginningof all time and created existence, for this word gave it being john 1. It should lead us out of sin, knowing that god could only be faithful and just to forgive us our sins because the wrath we deserved was poured out on the sin. Best john commentaries updated for 2020 best bible. Speaking of jesus in the prologue to his gospel, john says, we beheld his glory john 1. Observations on this first portion of the book, which is one long sentence in the. The bible links together the names of the father, son, and holy spirit in a way. Gills bible commentary is among the very first versebyverse commentaries of the bible. Lets begin in a prayer as we continue our study of john. John 1 indepth versebyverse bible study and commentary of john chapter 1 in plain english.

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. In many ways, it takes the place of minister or apostle, neither of which is used in a technical sense in the gospel or epistles of john to refer to preachers of the. The tony evans bible commentary includes an introduction to each bible book followed by passagebypassage exposition of the entire bible by dr. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. An outstanding commentary that does just about everything an evangelical student or teacher of the bible could possibly want from a commentary on john. Book 1 philip and pat juler book 2 chun kertyoo book 3 reg and marjorie vines book 4 david clines book 5 john and grace robertson book 6 bob and vic mccallum book 7 chue petnamngern book 8 vic and jean fleming in the present book, as in my other books, my aim is to provide biblical reference material that bridges two gaps at the same time. There is no scholarly consensus as to the authorship of the johannine works. In many commentaries about 1, 2, 3 john the main focus is 1 john, with little or no attention paid to 2 and 3 john. Read john commentary using matthew henry commentary on the whole bible complete. In answer to this approach to greek grammar and translation, we can only refer to the multitude of other times in the new testament where god.

All 66 books of the bible have been covered by john schultz. To expound the term beginning, of christ, is altogether frivolous. The claim of the watchtower defending their translation of john 1. John encourages believers that jesus was jehovah god who had come in the flesh, that god is light and he encourages christians to walk in the light by keeping his commandments, and the main commandment was to love god and love one another. The insights in this commentary will help explain gods word in a fresh way. Watch our overview video on the letters of john, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. As this is the nature of god, his doctrines and precepts must be such. James rosscup on alfred plummer cambridge bible commentary.

Nothing more fully shows the darkness of mens minds, than that when the light had appeared, there needed a witness to call attention to it. This is part 2 in a 23part study on the book of john. Gills bible commentary kindle edition by gill, john. John commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole.

Study guide for john 1 by david guzik blue letter bible. Make your choice below and download the pdf commentary ebook for free. The word is only used in johns gospel in verse 41 and by paul in 1 corinthians 1. John wrote this gospel, as inspired by god, after the gospels of matthew, mark and luke already had been written, and assumes the readers familiarity with some of the details e.

In the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, and the word was god. John feels as he begins his counsels to his friends, mark off this introduction very distinctly from the parallel passage in the gospel. For moses simply intends to assert that the world was not perfected at its very commencement, in the manner in which it is now seen, but that it was created an empty chaos of heaven and earth. Lord, we thank you for your goodness, for the hope that we have in christ jesus, for the grace, the truth and for the understanding that youve communicated. Study 1 john 1 using matthew henrys bible commentary concise to better understand scripture with full outline and verse meaning. Commentary on the gospel of john chapter 1 bible truth. He incisively gets to the meaning of the text, and is quite willing to devote space to interacting with the views of other commentators, meaning there is never a dull moment. An accomplishment of a life time, matched by only a few saints in history.

Grammatically, the word cephas is future passive indicative which means that this nickname would be used in the future. In addition, there is a special front matter section with introductory resources. You will also find options for commentaries on 1 john that help pastors, teachers, and readers with application of the bible, commentaries that approach the scripture versebyverse, classic christian commentaries, and much more. Click the commentary tab or pulldown menu for a full selection of commentaries over any bible passage you are researching.

Best commentaries and books on 1 john logos bible software. This is common place for a commentary series which is known for excellence in scholarship yet practical in application. The great god should be represented to this dark world, as pure and perfect light. He is the great subject of the gospel, the foundation and object of our faith and hope, the bond and cement that unite us unto god.

About one in every 50 words is a form of lovethat makes for about 52 mentions of love in just five short chapters. It was written by the 18th century theologian and biblical scholar john gill. It is the largest bible commentary written by a single person. Although the first epistle of john does not bear any authors name it was never seriously doubted that the apostle john is the author of this epistle as well as of the fourth gospel.

An easyenglish bible version and commentary 2800 word vocabulary on the book of 1 john. Christians are not to invite such deceivers into their house1, not to assist them on their way. The commentary contains two of gills seminal works the exposition of the old testament and exposition of. Genesis, exodus, leviticus, numbers, deuteronomy, joshua, judges, ruth, 1 samuel, 2 samuel, 1 kings, 2 kings, 1 chronicles, 2 chronicles. Study the bible online using commentary on john and more.

This bible study draws from those gospels, as well as from the other books of the bible. David guzik commentary on 1 john 1 emphasizes the center of our relationship. No other book of the bible talks about love as often as first john. The author of the first epistle is termed john the evangelist, who most scholars believe is not the same as john the apostle.

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