John 8: 12 – 20 Dispute over Jesus’ testimony

John 8: 12 – 20 Dispute over Jesus’ testimony When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’ The Pharisees challenged him, ‘Here you are, appearing as your own witness; your testimony isContinue reading “John 8: 12 – 20 Dispute over Jesus’ testimony”

John 7:45 – 53 and 8:1 – 11 Unbelief of the Jewish leaders

John 7: 45 – 53, and 8: 1 – 11 Unbelief of the Jewish leaders To ensure that I read today’s passage in context, I have started with John 7: 31 – 32 Also, the NIV, from which I am working, says this about John 8: 1 – 11: “The earliest manuscripts and many otherContinue reading “John 7:45 – 53 and 8:1 – 11 Unbelief of the Jewish leaders”

John 7: 25 – 44 Division over who Jesus is

John 7: 25 – 44 Division over who Jesus is Two things struck me as I read this passage. The first was that, once again, Jesus makes a very clear distinction between himself and God the Father. The other was that when Jesus spoke publicly, people responded in one of two ways: those who wereContinue reading “John 7: 25 – 44 Division over who Jesus is”