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“When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews also weeping which came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled…” (John 11:33) Unbelievers, both during His presence on...

“Sanctify them through thy truth: thy word is truth.” (John 17:6) ——————– It is gloriously honoring to the Triune God for His people to be sanctified (set apart unto holiness) through...

A believer knows one truth that gives him great comfort and freedom — that truth is Christ (John 14:6). Everything, when compared to Him, is obscure and false. Men may vainly...

“As the Father knoweth me, even so know I the Father: and I lay down my life for the sheep. And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold:...

“Jesus answered, Are there not twelve hours in the day? If any man walk in the day, he stumbleth not, because he seeth the light of this world.” (John 11:9) ——————-...

The natural mind assumes that every professor of religion is a true believer. While men may exercise amiable traits that lend themselves to kindness, sincerity, honesty, and spirituality, there is one...

“Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of me.” (John 5:39) ——————– The Scriptures are the final witness concerning the...

“Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.” (John 4:34) The meat of Christ, or the food which...

“That which is born of the flesh is flesh.” (John 3:6) There is no promise made that in this life, we shall be set free from the indwelling and the in-working...

“That they all may be one; as thou Father, art in me, and I in Thee, that they also may be one in us.” (John 17:21) I know that there is...

“…Lovest thou me?” (John 21:16) Simon Peter’s affirmative response to this heart-searching question would be evidenced by one thing — feeding Christ’s lambs! Two other times, the Lord questioned Peter regarding...

The Scriptures plainly say, “He that believeth on the Son of God hath eterlasting life” (John 3:36). I plan to leave it right there – adding nothing and taking nothing away!...

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16) This is perhaps the...

“He that seeth the Son and believes on Him hath everlasting life; and I will raise him up again at the last day.” (John 6:30) SEEING THE SON in the covenant...

Our Lord said to His disciples, “Abide in me, and I in you, as the branch cannot bear fruit of itself” (John 15:4). It is true that a person who is...

In the fourth chapter of John we read of the familiar story of the Lord Jesus speaking to a Samaritan woman at the well in Sychar. Here was the Lord of...

“Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive, because it seeth him not, neither knoweth him: but ye know him; for he dwelleth with you, and shall be in...

The Glory of God (John 17:1-5, John 1:14, Psalm 19:1-3, Romans 1:18-20) John 17:1 These words spake Jesus, and lifted up his eyes to heaven, and said, Father, the hour is...

“But one of the soldiers pierced His side, and forthwith came there out blood and water.” (John 19:34) John here evidently refers to what his own eyes saw as Jesus hung...

John chapter 17 is usually called the High Priestly Prayer of the Lord Jesus, but actually it could also be called “The Lord’s Prayer”, and what is usually called the Lord’s...

“All that the Father giveth Me shall come to Me; him that cometh to Me I will in no wise cast out.” (John 6:37) “All,” not one, or two, or ten,...

“Philip saith unto him, Lord, shew us the Father, and It sufficeth us. Jesus saith unto him, Have I been so long time with you, and yet hast thou not known...

“Therefore doth my Father love me, because I lay down my life, that I might take it again. No man taketh it from me, but I lay it down of myself....

“Then the same day at the evening, being the first day of the week, when the doors where shut where the disciples were assembled for fear of the Jews, came Jesus...

“He shall glorify Me: for He shall receive of Mine and shall show it unto you.” (John 16:14) The Holy Spirit DOES NOT glorify Himself, nor magnify His gifts, nor inspire...

“For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosover believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” (John 3:16) THESE are the words...

To begin this study I want you to see that chapters 8 and 9 of the gospel of John are actually intimately connected, which already shows at the sentence structure of...

“And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you for ever; Even the Spirit of truth; whom the world cannot receive,...

“But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship Him. God is a...

John 3:1 There was a man of the Pharisees, named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews: The Jews were the people whom God was pleased to reveal Himself through in the...

John 3:2 The same came to Jesus by night, and said unto him, Rabbi, we know that thou art a teacher come from God: for no man can do these miracles...

We will continue our study on “The Born Again Experience” looking in John 3:5. But first, let’s review our passage thus far. In John 3:1-4 a religious leader of his day...

John 3:6 “That which is born of the flesh is flesh; and that which is born of the Spirit is Spirit.” Jesus is speaking here and He is dividing the whole...

“Marvel not that I said unto thee, ye must be born again.” John 3:7 Jesus tells Nicodemus not to marvel (be surprised) that ye must be born again. Nicodemus should have...

John 3:8 “The wind bloweth it listeth, and thou hearest the sound thereof, but canst not tell whence it cometh, and whither it goeth: so is every one that is born...

We believe the Scriptures teach that all of those for whom Jesus died shall be brought to the knowledge of the truth, and not one shall be lost. “For I came...

A study of John 3:3-8 One of the most misunderstood subjects in the Bible is the new birth. In the 1970’s we heard so much about “born-again Christians.” A woman even...

John 12:32 “And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all (men) unto me.” This language refers not only to the fact of Christ’s death on the...

A short study of John 3:7 Christ told Nicodemus that the new birth could only be seen and understood by its effects (John 3:8). What is the NEW BIRTH? What actually...

When Christ was on trial before Pontius Pilate, He told Pilate, “… To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear...

“It Is Finished” – John 19:30 What a treasure chest of truth is to be found in these few words of our blessed Savior on the cross! What exactly did He...

As you may know, in Luke 21 the Lord Jesus told Peter several times: “Feed My Sheep”. Of course Jesus did not have those wooly animals in view. Jesus used the...

“Behold the Lamb of God that taketh away the sins of the world.” – John the Baptist. WHILE in the faithful discharge of that duty to which he had been divinely...

Let me introduce this article with a passage from Acts 16:30-31. In this chapter of Acts 16 the missionaries Paul and Silas were in Philippi, in Macedonia, where they were shamefully...

In John 9:35 we have here the story of a beggar who was blind from birth. Jesus made clay, put the clay on the man’s eyes, and Jesus said to him:...

For God so Loved the World John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son,that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting...

“If the Son makes you free, ye shall be free indeed.” (John 8:36) ——————– Much we talk of freedom in our day; much is our mind perplexed about it; but how...

“Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of God.” (John 1:13) The immediate connection in which these words...

A study of John 20:11-18 The fact of the resurrection of Christ, and all that is connected with it, on the morning of the third day, is viewed in the gospel...

“Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our...