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2 Each and every time you sit down to read God s Word, make sure you go to Him and ask Him to read His words to you. Ask Him to explain what He is saying to you. Ask Him to grant you knowledge. Ask Him to open your eyes to behold wonderful things from His Word. And then believe what you hear! Read through Matthew, Mark, Luke and John as many times as possible before studying John. 1 st time mark every reference to God with a red triangle 2 nd time mark every reference to Jesus with a red cross 3 rd time mark every reference to the Holy Spirit with a red cloud 4 th time mark every reference to king or kingdom with a purple crown 5 th time mark every geographical (place) reference by surrounding it with orange brackets 6 th time mark every reference to time by putting a blue box around it 7 th time mark every term of conclusion by putting a large pink capital T over it 8 th time mark every contrast by putting a pink slash between the two things contrasted 9 th time mark every comparison by putting a pink equal sign between the two things compared 10 th time - mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps if there are any) by drawing a large green box around the entire passage that is quoted. Then write the scripture reference in the margin next to the box. 11 th time mark every time Jesus performs a miracle by highlighting it in yellow JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen 1

3 12 th time mark every time Jesus teaches by highlighting it in blue 13 th time mark every time Jesus makes a prophecy by highlighting it in light brown 14 th time mark every time Jesus forgives sin by putting a blue X over it 15 th time mark every time Jesus heals by highlighting it in green 16 th time mark every reference to repentance with a green arrow that changes its direction 17 th time mark every reference to the devil or demons by highlighting it in orange 18 th time mark every reference to Covenant with a yellow box filled in with red 19 th time mark every reference to belief or faith by circling it in blue 20 th time mark every reference to God s Glory with a yellow box filled in with purple 21 st time mark every list you see by numbering the items directing over the text Don t worry! I really don t expect you will read all the Gospels through 21 times before you start studying John But I do expect that you will try as hard as you can to read them through as many times as you can! Once you have read the Gospels through three times marking God the Father, God the Son, and God the Spirit, Feel free to choose which marking you would like to do next! Once you see how valuable pre-course observation is, You won t want to start studying any book of the Bible without doing it! Be Faithful to Listen to Him! JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen 2

4 Read through John 1 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 1 and mark every reference to witness or testify. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 3

5 Read through John 1 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. The Word John testifies about The Light 3. Jews ask John, Who are you? 4. John testifies Who Jesus is 5. John and Andrew 6. Peter 7. Phillip 8. Nathanael John 1:1-5 Who was in the beginning? The beginning of what? Who was with God? Who was God? Who was in the beginning with God? What came into being through the Word? What came into being apart from the Word? What was in the Word? Who was the Light of men? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 4

6 Where does the Light shine? What does the darkness do with the Light? John 1:6-18 Who was sent from God? As what did God send John? About what was John to testify? Why was John to testify about the Light? Was John the Light? What was John s responsibility to the Light? Where was the true Light? What does the true Light do? When does the true Light enlighten every man? Does this mean every man is enlightened? Which men are enlightened? Where was the Light before He came into the world? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 5

7 What relationship does the Light have to the world? 3. To whom did He come when He came into the world? What did His own do when He came into the world? To whom did the Light give the right to become children of God? What happens to those who receive the Light and believe in His Name? Are those who receive the Light and believe in His Name born of blood? Are those who receive the Light and believe in His Name born of the will of the flesh? Are those who receive the Light and believe in His Name born of the will of man? When the Word came into the world, what did He become? Does this mean He wasn t flesh before He came into the world? What did the Word do when He became flesh? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 6

8 What was seen by men when the Word became flesh? What was His glory? 3. What did John testify about the Word? What did John say the Word had? When did the Word come in the flesh before or after John? When did the Word exist before or after John? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 7

9 What was procured by those who received Him and believed on His Name? What points does John use to prove that the Word has a higher rank? 3. What does grace upon grace mean? What was given through Moses? What was realized through Jesus Christ? Has anyone ever seen God? How can we come to know and understand God? Who is the only begotten God? Where is He? John 1:19-28 Who did the Jews send to John to ask him who he was? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 8

10 Where did they come from? How did John answer their question? 3. What did he confess? The priests and the Levites wanted to know who John was if he wasn t the Christ so they made a couple of suggestions. What were they? What did John answer to each suggestion? John had not yet told the priests and the Levites who he was and they needed to take an answer back to the Jews who had sent them. Therefore, they urged John just to tell them exactly who he was. Who did John say he was? As the voice of one crying in the wilderness, what did he cry? By the way, where was the wilderness? Who prophesied there would be a voice crying out to the Jews to repent? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 9

11 Which Jews had sent the priests and the Levites? What were the priests and the Levites questioning since John confessed that he was not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet? What did John explain about his baptism? What was John contrasting? Where was the Christ at that time? Were they aware of Who He was? When would the Christ be made known? How did John compare himself to the Christ? Where was John preaching at the time? John 1:29-37 When was Jesus revealed as the Christ? Where was Jesus going? What did John say when he saw Jesus? What title did John give Jesus? Explain what that title meant. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 10

12 How could any lamb take away sin? What had John s testimony been? Verse 15 Once again he explains why the Christ has a higher rank than himself. What was it? Did John recognize the One he was testifying about? Why did John come baptizing in water? What did God show to John so he would know who the Messiah was? How did John know that this sign would point out the Messiah to him? How did John contrast his ministry to the Messiah s? What is John saying that he saw? Once John saw the Spirit descending and remaining on Jesus, what did he do? How many days after the Jews sent the priests and the Levites to John did he identify the Christ for the second time? Who was he standing with at the time? What was Jesus doing at the time? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 11

13 What title did he again give to Jesus? Who heard John identify Jesus as the Lamb of God? What did John s two disciples do? John 1:38-40 What did Jesus do when John s disciples started following Him? 3. What did He say to them? What did they call Jesus? What did they ask Jesus? Instead of answering them, what did Jesus tell them to do? What did John s disciples do when they came with Jesus? Why did they stay with Him? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 12

14 Who was one of John s two disciples who heard John identify Jesus and then followed Him? Who was Andrew? John 1:41-42 Who did Andrew go to find? When did Andrew find Simon Peter? Why did Andrew go to find Peter? What does the word Messiah mean? What does the word Christ mean? What did Jesus do when He looked at Peter? Who was Peter s father? What does the name John mean? What does the name Cephas mean? John 1:43-44 How many days after the Jews sent priests and Levites to John did Jesus purpose to go into Galilee? Who did Jesus find in Galilee? Does that mean He was looking for Phillip? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 13

15 What did Jesus tell Philip to do? Where was Philip from? Who else was from Bethsaida? John 1:45-51 Who did Philip look for and find? Why did Philip want to find Nathanael? Who did Philip say they had found? Who had written about the Messiah? Who else referred to Moses and the prophets to identify the Christ? Luke 24:27 Who was Philip identifying as the Messiah? Did Nathanael believe that Philip had indeed found the Messiah? How do you know? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 14

16 What did Philip suggest Nathanael should do? What did Jesus say about Nathanael when He saw him coming? What didn t Nathanael understand? Where did Jesus say that He had first seen Nathanael? When did Jesus say that He had first seen Nathanael? What did Nathanael call Jesus? 3. What made Nathanael change his mind about Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph? What did Jesus promise Nathanael? What greater things was Jesus talking about specifically? 3. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 15

17 Read through John 2 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 2 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 2 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. The beginning of Jesus signs water to wine Jesus cleans house JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 16

18 3. Jews want a sign of Jesus authority 4. Jesus performs signs John 2:1-12 What is meant by the third day? The third day from what? What event was taking place on the third day? Where was the wedding? Who attended the wedding? 3. What happened to the wine? Who told Jesus about the problem? Why do you think she took it upon herself to tell Jesus? What did Jesus call His mother? What Hebrew idiom did Jesus speak at this time to His mother? What was Jesus answer in regard to the problem of the wine? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 17

19 What did Jesus mother do and say in spite of Jesus answer? What were the six water pots sitting there normally used for? How big was each of them? What did Jesus tell the servants to do? How many gallons did the servants put in the water pots? When Jesus told the servants to draw some out of the water pots and take it to the headwaiter, what do you think they thought they were drawing out? What had happened to the water? Who tasted it? Did the headwaiter know where the servants had found the wine? Did the servants know the water had been turned into wine? What did the headwaiter do when he tasted the wine? What did the headwaiter say that men normally do when serving wine at a wedding? Why would they normally serve the poorer wine after people have drunk freely of the good wine? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 18

20 What contrast did the headwaiter make between this bridegroom in Cana and other bridegrooms? What was remarkable about this event? Which sign was it? What was Jesus doing when He performed this sign? What was the result of this first sign? Did everyone at the wedding believe? Who were Jesus disciples at this time? When did Jesus go to Capernaum? Who else went to Capernaum with Jesus? 3. How long were they in Capernaum? John 2:13-17 What feast was near? Why did Jesus go up to Jerusalem? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 19

21 Where did Jesus go while He was in Jerusalem? What did Jesus find in the temple? Why were people buying oxen, sheep and doves? What were they going to do with them? What did Jesus do? What did Jesus accuse the sellers of doing? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 20

22 What scripture came to His disciples minds? Where is that scripture found? John 2:18-22 Who spoke to Jesus? What did they want Jesus to do? What did they want Jesus to prove? What things were they talking about? What sign did Jesus give them? What did the Jews think Jesus meant when He spoke about the temple? How long did the Jews say that it took to build the temple? What was Jesus really speaking about? What happened when Jesus was raised from the dead? What did Jesus disciples believe? When did Jesus disciples believe the Scripture and the word Jesus had spoken? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 21

23 John 2:23-25 When did many believe in Jesus Name? Why did many believe in Jesus Name? What was Jesus first sign? What sign did Jesus offer as proof of His authority? What was Jesus doing during the feast of the Passover while He was in Jerusalem? What was Jesus not doing? Why not? Why didn t Jesus need anyone to testify concerning man? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 22

24 Read through John 3 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 3 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 3 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Nicodemus comes to Jesus Jesus baptizing JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 23

25 3. John baptizing 4. John must decrease 5. Jesus testifies of heavenly things John 3:1-21 Who was Nicodemus? When did Nicodemus come to Jesus? What did Nicodemus call Jesus? What did Nicodemus say was true about Jesus? As what did Nicodemus say God had sent Jesus? Why did Nicodemus say he knew that Jesus had come from God? What signs had Nicodemus seen Jesus do? Where had Nicodemus seen Jesus do signs? When had Nicodemus seen Jesus do signs? Does Nicodemus actually ask Jesus a question? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 24

26 What lesson does the Master Teacher obviously know that Nicodemus needs? What is necessary in order to see the kingdom of God? What question does Nicodemus ask the Teacher? What reasoning does he use to suggest that what Jesus has said is necessary to see the kingdom of God is impossible to fulfill? What does Jesus say is necessary to enter into the kingdom of God? To what category does that which is born of the flesh belong? To what category does that which is born of the Spirit belong? Jesus tells Nicodemus not to be amazed that He said a man must be born again and then gives an illustration. What illustration does He give? Where does the wind blow? Can you see the wind? Can you hear the wind? Can you know where the wind has come from? Can you know where the wind is going? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 25

27 Can you know that the wind has been present? How are those who are born of the Spirit compared to Jesus illustration of the wind? Can you tell where the Spirit is by looking? How? By seeing the Spirit or by seeing the effects of the Spirit? Has Nicodemus believed even with the understanding of Jesus illustration? What is his response? The Son of God uses holy sarcasm when responding to Nicodemus unbelief what does He say? Of what does Jesus speak? Of what does Jesus testify? Is Jesus testimony accepted? Which earthly things had Jesus told Nicodemus? Did Nicodemus believe Jesus? Would Nicodemus believe if Jesus told him of heavenly things? Why or why not? Who had ascended into heaven at the time Jesus spoke to Nicodemus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 26

28 To what does Jesus compare Moses lifting up the serpent in the wilderness? Read Numbers 21 to familiarize yourself with this event. What was the purpose of the serpent being lifted up by Moses in the wilderness? What did the serpent correspond to? What was the purpose of the Son of Man being lifted up? What did the Son of Man embody? Who will have eternal life? How is God s love measured? Why did God give His only begotten Son? 3. Why did God send the Son into the world? What was not God s purpose in sending the Son into the world? Who is not going to be judged? What is true of the person who does not believe in God s Son? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 27

29 Why? What is the judgment? What did men love when the Light came into the world? Why? What is true of everyone who does evil? Why won t the one who does evil come to the Light? What is true of one who practices the truth? Why does the one who practices truth come to the Light? Are the deeds of the one who practices truth initiated by himself? Who brings them about? John 3:22 When did Jesus come into the land of Judea? After what things? Who came with Jesus into the land of Judea? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 28

30 What was Jesus doing in the land of Judea? John 3:23-24 Who else was baptizing people at this same time? Where was John? Look it up on a map. Why was John baptizing in Aenon near Salim? What would soon stop John from baptizing anymore people who were coming to him? John 3:25-30 Why did a discussion arise on the part of John s disciples with a Jew about purification? What did John s disciples call him? Who was with John beyond the Jordan? Who did John testify that He was? What were John s disciples aware that Jesus was doing? Does it sound like more people were coming to John or to Jesus to be baptized? What does John say that it is possible for any man to receive? Does John s statement speak of the sovereignty of God or the responsibility of man? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 29

31 Who are John s witnesses? What did they witness John saying? Who is the bridegroom? What does the friend of the bridegroom do? 3. To who is John likening Jesus? To whom is John likening himself? Why does the friend of the bridegroom rejoice? Why has John s joy been made full? What must happen to John? What must happen to Jesus? Who brings about the decrease and the increase? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 30

32 John 3:31-36 Who is above all? What is true of the one who is of earth? Who is the one who is of the earth? Who is the One who is from above? Where is above? Of what does John speak? Of what does Jesus testify? Is Jesus testimony received? What is true of the one who has received the testimony of Jesus? What does it mean to set His seal? What does the one who has received Jesus testimony believe? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 31

33 Who was sent by God? What words does He speak? Why? How is the Spirit involved in speaking God s words? How does God give the Spirit? How does the Father feel about the Son? What has the Father given the Son? Who has eternal life? What is necessary for eternal life? What must you believe? What will happen to the one who does not obey the Son? In this verse, what is synonymous with belief? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 32

34 Explain how belief and obedience are equivalent. What is the difference between the wrath of God coming on a man at some point and the wrath of God abiding on a man? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 33

35 Read through John 4 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 4 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 4 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus leaves Judea to go to Galilee Jesus speaks to Samaritan woman JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 34

36 3. Woman tells others in the city 4. Jesus food do the will of the Father 5. Jesus stays 2 days and many believe 6. Jesus goes to Galilee 7. Jesus heals official s son second sign John 4:1-3 What had the Pharisees heard? What did Jesus do when He heard that the Pharisees knew? Was Jesus Himself doing the actual water baptism? Who was doing the actual baptizing? John 4:4-25 When Jesus left Judea to travel again to Galilee, through where did He have to pass? To what city in Samaria did He come? Look it up on a map. Where was Sychar? What was at Sychar? Why did Jesus sit down by Jacob s well? What time of day was it? Who came to the well? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 35

37 What did Jesus tell the woman to do? Why? Where were Jesus disciples? Why did the woman ask Jesus to explain why He, being a Jew, would ask a Samaritan woman for a drink? Why don t Jews have any dealings with Samaritans? Of what did Jesus tell the woman she was unaware? What did Jesus tell her she would have done if she had realized the truth? Would Jesus have given her living water? Did the woman understand the truth yet? How do you know? From where did she assume the living water would come? How did she know that Jacob had originally provided the well? What did Jesus tell her was true for anyone who drank from this well, even for Jacob? What did Jesus tell her was true for anyone who drank from the living water that He could provide? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 36

38 What would the living water become in those who drank it? Why did the woman want the water? Did she understand even now? What did Jesus tell her to do? What did the woman admit? What truths about the woman did Jesus already know and relay to her? What did the woman begin to see? Who were the fathers she spoke about? Who is our? Who is the you she refers to? Did the woman know the Law? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 37

39 How do you know she did or how do you know she didn t? What did Jesus prophesy to her? On what mountain were they? Where specifically in Jerusalem did the Jews worship the Father? Who is the you in verse 22 to whom Jesus refers? Who is the we in verse 22 of whom Jesus includes Himself a part? What did the Samaritans worship? What did the Jews worship? What hour was coming, and yet had already arrived, that would allow for true worshipers to worship the Father in spirit and truth? How do you come to be a true worshiper? How does Jesus define God? How must God be worshiped? Why? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 38

40 What had the woman been taught? 3. What is the Messiah called? John 4:26-30 What remarkable announcement did Jesus make to the woman at that time? When did Jesus disciples arrive? Do you think the disciples heard the conversation between Jesus and the woman? Did they know that Jesus had just identified Himself as the Messiah? At what were they amazed? Even though they were stunned that Jesus spoke with a woman, did they ask Him why? When the conversation came to an end, what did the woman do? 3. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 39

41 What did she tell the men of Sychar that Jesus had done? What was she hoping the men would find at the well? Did the men listen to her? John 4:31-38 While the woman went into Sychar to bring back the men of the city, what were Jesus disciples doing? What reason did Jesus give the disciples for not eating? To what wrong assumption did they come? What did Jesus say His food was? What food had Jesus just eaten? Be specific. How had Jesus just done the will of God? How had Jesus just accomplished God s work? How close was it to the harvest of the fields of Israel? What fields did Jesus tell them to consider instead? What was true about Jesus fields? Who was receiving wages from reaping in Jesus fields? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 40

42 How could one gather fruit for life eternal? Who are those who sow? Who are those who reap? What can those who sow and reap do together? What did Jesus send His disciples out to reap? Who were the others who had already labored? What were Jesus disciples doing when He sent them out to reap? John 4:39-42 Who believed in Jesus? What did they believe? Why did they believe? What did the men of Sychar invite Jesus to do? Did Jesus accept their invitation? What opinion do you think His disciples might have had regarding whether Jesus should stay in Sychar or not? John 4:9 What did Jesus do during His stay in Sychar? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 41

43 What was the result of His word? Why did the people of Sychar first believe? Why did the people of Sychar eventually believe? Once they heard Jesus for themselves, what did they believe? John 4:43-45 How long did Jesus stay in Sychar? Where is Sychar? Look it up on a map if you don t remember. Which direction did Jesus travel when He left Sychar? Where was He headed? Why did Jesus go forth from there to Galilee? Where was there? What was Jesus own country? What happened when Jesus came to Galilee? Why did they receive Him? How had they seen what Jesus had done at the feast? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 42

44 John 4:46-54 Why did Jesus come again to Cana? What had previously happened in Cana? Where did the royal officer live whose son was sick? How far is Cana from Capernaum? What had the royal officer heard? What did he implore Jesus to do for him? How sick was the royal officer s son? Why do you think Jesus gives the man a sharp reply? Who else is Jesus speaking to at the time? Ignoring the rebuke, what does the man plead for Jesus to do? What does the man call Jesus? Instead of going with the man, what does Jesus say in response to the man s pleading? Did the man believe that his son would live because of Jesus? How do you know? How soon did his slaves meet him? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 43

45 How long had he been traveling? How long had it been since Jesus told him to go? What news did the man s slaves have for him? What did they figure out as to the timing of the boy s return to health? What was the result of this event? What was this event termed by John? What is a sign? To what do Jesus signs point? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 44

46 Read through John 5 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 5 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 5 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus heals lame man Jews question healed lame man 3. Jesus instructs healed lame man JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 45

47 4. Healed lame man tells Jews that Jesus healed him 5. Jews persecute Jesus 6. Jesus rebukes Jews John 5:1-9 When did Jesus go up to Jerusalem? What is by the sheep gate? What is that pool called? What does it have? What are porticoes? What lay in the porches? Of what did the multitude consist? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 46

48 For what were they waiting? What would happen to make the waters move? What would happen to the first person to step into the waters after they were stirred? In particular, who was in this multitude? How long had he been ill? How old are you? What did Jesus know when he saw this man? What did Jesus ask this man? Instead of simply answering Jesus with a yes or a no, the man gave an explanation of why he thought he wasn t healed. What was that reason? What did Jesus tell him to do? Was it necessary for the man to enter into the waters? Why not? What happened immediately upon Jesus words to the man? What did the man do immediately? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 47

49 When did this happen? John 5:10-13 Why were the Jews telling the healed lame man not to carry his pallet? Who did the healed man say he was obeying? Could the man identify who it was that healed him? Why not? John 5:14 Who came looking for the man later? Where was the man? What did Jesus warn the man not to do? What did Jesus warn would happen to him if he sinned again? John 5:15 Where did the man go when he left Jesus? What did the man tell the Jews? John 5:16-18 Where did the Jews go? What did they begin to do? Why were the Jews persecuting Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 48

50 What did Jesus say to the Jews who were persecuting Him? Why were the Jews seeking all the more to kill Jesus? 3. John 5:19-47 Why did Jesus respond to them as He did? What did He tell them in regard to His deeds? 3. Why does the Father show His Son all the things that He, the Father is doing? What did Jesus promise/warn them about what else the Father would show Him? How would they respond to the greater works that Jesus would do? Who raises the dead and gives them life? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 49

51 Who else gives life? To whom does the Son give life? Does the Father judge anyone? (Keep this in context!) What has the Father given to the Son? Why has the Father given all judgment to the Son? If you don t honor the Son, what is true? Who sent the Son? Why did the Son come? How do you honor the Son? How do you honor the Father? What is true when you hear Jesus word and believe Him Who sent Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 50

52 3. Out of what do you pass? Into what do you pass? What hour was coming and yet had already arrived at that point? Who will hear the voice of the Son of God? What will happen to those who hear the voice of the Son of God? Why? Who has life in Himself? What did the Father give to the Son? Why did the Father give the Son of God the authority to execute judgment? What was the reaction of the Jews? Why did Jesus tell them not to marvel at what they heard Him say? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 51

53 What hour was coming? Who will hear the voice of the Son of God? What will they do? To what will those in the tombs who did good deeds come forth? To what will those in the tombs who did evil deeds come forth? Could Jesus do anything on His own initiative? Under what circumstance does He judge? Why is the Son of God s judgment just? When would Jesus testimony about Himself not be admissible as legal evidence? Who else testifies about Jesus? Of what is Jesus convinced concerning God s testimony about Him? To what did John testify? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 52

54 Is the testimony of John important to Jesus? Why does He mention John s testimony? How does Jesus describe John? How did the Jews respond to John for awhile? How does Jesus compare His testimony to John s testimony? Why? What else testifies about Jesus? What do Jesus works testify? Jesus once again declares that the Father has testified about Him. What does He say about the reaction of the Jews to it and their relationship to the Father? Why don t the Jews have the Father s word abiding in them? How is it evident? Why do the Jews search the Scriptures? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 53

55 Do they listen to the voice of God simply because He speaks or is it for their own benefit? What witness is testifying to the Jews even while they are searching the Scriptures for their own benefit? What are the Jews unwilling to do? Scriptures.) (Remember why the Jews were searching the What is necessary for them to have life? What doesn t Jesus receive from men? What does Jesus know about men? Under what condition did Jesus come to the Jews? Did they receive Him? Who would the Jews be willing to receive? What did the Jews receive from one another? What should they have been seeking? What did Jesus say this proved? Was it even necessary for Jesus to accuse the Jews before the Father? Why not? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 54

56 In whom did the Jews set their hope? Did they believe Moses? How do you know? Would the Jews believe Jesus words? Why not? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 55

57 Read through John 6 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 6 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 6 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus feeds 5,000+ Jesus withdraws JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 56

58 3. Jesus crosses sea 4. Multitude seeks Jesus 5. Jesus teaches He is the Bread of Life 6. Jews grumble 7. Jesus teaches 8. Jews argue 9. Jesus teaches 10.Jesus disciples grumble 1Jesus teaches 1Many disciples withdraw, not the 12 John 6:1-13 When did Jesus go away to the other side of the Sea? After what things? Specifically where did He go? Who followed Him? Why did they follow Him? Where did Jesus go to sit down with His disciples? Do you think He sat down with the twelve or more than the twelve? What time of year was it? Verse 5 says that Jesus lifted up His eyes therefore. What is the therefore there for? (Hint: Verse 4) JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 57

59 What did Jesus see? Why did Philip think Jesus was asking him where bread was available to buy? Why was Jesus really asking? What did Jesus know? What was Philip s answer? How did Andrew chime in with Philip s negative unbelieving response? Did Jesus try to convince Andrew and Philip that feeding the entire crowd was entirely possible? What did He tell His disciples to do? How many men sat down in the grass? What did Jesus take into His hands? What did He do with the loaves of bread? What did Jesus do with the fish? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 58

60 How much food was available for each person to eat? When did Jesus tell His disciples to gather the leftovers? Why did Jesus tell His disciples to gather the leftovers? How much was left over? John 6:14-15 What did the people say when they saw the sign? Is there a difference between a miracle and a sign? In the past what have you considered the feeding of the 5,000 to be a miracle or a sign? What do signs do? To what does this sign point? What did the people want to do at that time? What did Jesus do? John 6:16-21 What did Jesus disciples do when evening came? 3. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 59

61 What time was it? Where was Jesus? What happened to the sea? Why? When did Jesus disciples see Jesus again? What was He doing? How did they react when they saw Him? What did Jesus do to alleviate their fears? Why were they willing to receive Jesus into the boat? What amazing miracle did Jesus perform at this time? (Hint: It is not that He walked on the water!) John 6:22-25 On what side of the sea is the crowd standing? What did they see and realize? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 60

62 What did they do upon their realization of the situation? What was their purpose? Why do you suppose they were seeking Jesus? When the crowd found Him, what did they say to Jesus? Why do you suppose they asked Him that question? How long do you suppose it took the crowd to cross the sea in small boats? (How many men were in the crowd?) Where exactly did the crowd find Jesus in the city? (Hint: The answer is found elsewhere in this chapter.) John 6:26-40 Why did Jesus say the crowd was seeking Him? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 61

63 What did Jesus say was not the reason the crowd was seeking Him? For what were they not supposed to work? For what were they supposed to work? Where can you find the food which endures to eternal life? Why does the Son of Man have the food which endures to eternal life? What did the crowd want to know? What did Jesus say is the work of God? Another way to put it is what work does God have for us to do? What did the crowd want? Why did the crowd want a sign? Had they already been given a sign? What historical fact did the crowd recount to Jesus? What scripture did they quote to Jesus? Who had not given the Jews bread out of heaven? Who had given the Jews bread out of heaven? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 62

64 What is the bread of God? What did the crowd say they wanted? Did Jesus give them what they wanted? How? What did Jesus say would be true of those who were given the bread out of heaven? What did Jesus announce to the crowd? Who will come to Jesus? What will Jesus do with the one who comes to Him? Why did Jesus come down from heaven? Who sent Jesus? What is the will of the Father? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 63

65 What does Jesus repeat? Do you suppose this is signifying that the will of the Father is very important? John 6:41-43 Why were the Jews grumbling about Jesus? What were they reasoning in their grumblings? What order did Jesus give them? John 6:44-51 Who can come to Jesus? Who cannot come to Jesus? How will anyone come to Jesus? What will Jesus do to everyone who comes to Him? What prophecy does Jesus quote? What is Jesus interpretation of this Scripture? Who comes to Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 64

66 Has anyone seen the Father? Who has seen the Father? Who is the One Who is from God? Who has eternal life? What needs to be believed in order to have eternal life? context.) (Get your answer from What is Jesus? Who ate the manna in the wilderness? What happened to their fathers? What is different about Jesus from the manna in the wilderness? What is different about this bread from the manna in the wilderness? What is the same about this bread/jesus as the manna in the wilderness? How does Jesus describe the bread that He is? What will happen to anyone who eats of the Living Bread? What else is the bread which Jesus will give for the life of the world? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 65

67 John 6:52 What did the Jews begin to do? John 6:53-59 What did Jesus say was absolutely necessary in order to have life in themselves? Who has eternal life? What will Jesus do to those who have eternal life? What will Jesus do to those who eat His flesh and drink His blood? What is Jesus flesh? What is Jesus blood? What is true food? What is true drink? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 66

68 Who abides in Jesus? In whom does Jesus abide? What must you do to abide in Jesus? What must you do in order for Jesus to abide in you? Who sent Jesus? Why does Jesus live? Who will live because of Jesus? What is Jesus comparing in verse 58? What is the bread which comes down from heaven? With what is this bread contrasted? What happened to the fathers who ate the bread in the wilderness? Who will not die? Where was Jesus at this time? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 67

69 John 6:60-61 Why did many of Jesus disciples grumble once again? What was their objection? Was Jesus aware of their grumbling? What question did He ask them? John 6:62-65 What second question did Jesus ask them? Who gives life? What does the flesh profit? What profit doesn t the flesh receive? What is spirit and life? What are the words that Jesus spoke? What was true of some of those listening? What had Jesus known from the beginning? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 68

70 For what reason did Jesus say that no one can come to Him unless it had been granted from the Father? Who can come to Jesus? What has to be true? John 6:66-71 Why did many of Jesus disciples withdraw? What had those disciples been doing previous to Jesus words? What did they discontinue doing? To whom did Jesus speak? What did He ask them? What was Simon Peter s answer to Jesus? What did Simon say Jesus had? What did Simon say he and the others had believed? What did Simon say he and the others had come to know? Who chose the twelve? Did Jesus choose a devil as one of His twelve? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 69

71 Which one was a devil? What was he going to do to Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 70

72 Read through John 7 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 7 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 7 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus goes to Feast of Booths Jesus teaches in Temple JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 71

73 3. Crowd 4. Jesus 5. People of Jerusalem 6. Jesus 7. Crowd 8. Pharisees 9. Jesus 10.Jews 1Jesus 1People in crowd 13.Pharisees John 7:1-13 When was Jesus unwilling to walk in Judea? Why was Jesus unwilling to walk in Judea? What time of year was it? Is this the same time of year as chapter 6? How do you know? What time of year has God appointed for the Feast of Booths to be observed? What time of year has God appointed for His Passover to be observed? Why did Jesus brothers want Him to go into Judea? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 72

74 What is apparent that Jesus was doing at this time? Where was He doing these works? What is Jesus work? John 4:34; 5:17 What did Jesus brothers say was true of someone who wanted to be known publicly? What did they imply Jesus had been doing? What did they want Him to do? Why did they want Him to show Himself to the world? How do you think Jesus brothers thought the world would respond to Jesus? Did many believe in Jesus? What did Jesus reply was true of His time? What did Jesus reply was true of His brothers time? Could the world hate Jesus brothers? Why not? Does the world hate Jesus? Why does the world hate Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 73

75 Does the world hate you? What aren t you doing if the world doesn t hate you? What does Jesus tell His brothers to do? What does He tell them He is not going to do? Is Jesus saying He will not attend the Feast at all? Where was Jesus? When did Jesus go up to the Feast? How did Jesus go up to the Feast? Again, had Jesus told His brothers He was not going to the Feast at all, or was He simply telling them He was not going to the Feast to publicly show Himself to the world as they urged Him to do? What were the Jews doing during the Feast? What were the crowds doing during the Feast? What was being said about Jesus? Were any of these grumbling conversations held in public? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 74

76 Why not? John 7:14-19 Which Feast was now in process? Where did Jesus go? What did He do at the temple? Why were the Jews astonished? Whose doctrine was Jesus teaching? How can anyone know of God s teaching? How can anyone know whether truth is from God through Jesus, or from Jesus alone? Who seeks his own glory? Whose glory is Jesus seeking? What does Jesus say about God? 3. What did Moses give to the people? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 75

77 Did any of the people obey the law completely? What question did Jesus ask them at this point? To whom was Jesus speaking? John 7:20 What did the crowd answer? John 7:21-24 What did Jesus say to the crowd? To what work or deed do you think Jesus was referring? Why had Moses given them circumcision? Was circumcision really from Moses? Who was circumcision from? Genesis 17:10-14 What is Jesus referring to here? What is meant by the fathers? When were men circumcised? Why were men circumcised on the Sabbath? What had Jesus done? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 76

78 Do you suppose this is the work or deed He was referring to back in verse 21? How were the people judging? Did Jesus tell them to stop judging altogether? How did Jesus tell the people they were supposed to judge? John 7:25-27 In verse 20 the crowd was denying that it was seeking to kill Jesus. What was public knowledge according to verse 25? What were some of the people of Jerusalem reasoning? Were they concluding that Jesus was not the Messiah based on the actions of the rulers? Will you make your conclusion on whether Jesus is the Messiah based on what someone else says about Him? What did the people decide? Why did they deduce Jesus could not be the Christ? Was it true that the Jews would not know where the Christ would come from? What was true? Can you find a cross-reference scripture which gives you this answer? John 7:28-29 Where was Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 77

79 What did He do in the temple at this time? What did Jesus say the people knew? Did Jesus come on His Own initiative? Who sent Jesus? What does Jesus say about the Father? What does Jesus say is true about the relationship of the people with Him Who sent Him? Who sent Jesus? Why does Jesus say He knows Him? John 7:30-31 How did they respond to Jesus words? Why were they seeking to seize Him? Did even one man lay his hand on Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 78

80 Why not? What did many in the crowd do? On what was their belief based? John 7:32 Who overheard what the crowd was saying about Jesus? How did they respond? John 7:33-34 Why did Jesus say they would not be able to find Him? How long would Jesus be with the Jews? When He left the Jews, where would He go? What would they do once He had left them? Why wouldn t they find Him? John 7:35-36 What did the Jews ask one another about Jesus destination? What did the Jews ask one another about Jesus statement that the Jews would not find Him? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 79

81 John 7:37-39 What day of the Feast was it? What did Jesus do on this day? What should anyone do who is thirsty? What is true of those who believe in Jesus? Can you find the scripture that Jesus is quoting? Where is the scripture found? What does Jesus mean by innermost being? What does Jesus mean by rivers of living water? What does Jesus mean by flowing? What does John interpret Jesus words to mean? Who receives the Spirit? Did anyone have the permanent indwelling of the Holy Spirit in the days of Jesus? Why or why not? John 7:40-44 What was the response of some of the people? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 80

82 3. What caused the people to respond? What is evident about the peoples knowledge of the Scripture? What occurred in the crowd? Why did a division occur? What did some of the crowd want to do? Were any successful? John 7:45-53 Who came to the chief priests and Pharisees? Who asked a question? What question was asked? What was the officers answer? Of what did the Pharisees immediately accuse the officers? What did the Pharisees use as persuasion to keep the officers from believing in Jesus? What did they say about the crowd? Who was Nicodemus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 81

83 What does Nicodemus say about the Law? Of what did the Pharisees accuse Nicodemus? What did they tell Nicodemus to do? Where did everyone go? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 82

84 Read through John 8 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 8 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 8 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus makes decision on woman caught in adultery Father and Jesus testify of Jesus JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 83

85 3. Jesus speaks and judges Jews 4. Jesus does only the will of the Father 5. Many believe in Jesus 6. True disciples of Jesus 7. False disciples of Jesus 8. Jews accuse Jesus of having a demon 9. Jesus was before Abraham John 8:1-11 Why does this verse start out with the word but? Where did Jesus go instead of going to His home? What did Jesus do the next morning? What were the people doing? What did Jesus do for the crowd? Had the Feast ended? Who brought a woman to Jesus? Where did they put her? Why did they bring the woman? What did they tell Jesus? Do you think they were telling the truth? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 84

86 What did the scribes and Pharisees say that Moses commanded them in the Law to do in such a case? What did they ask Jesus? What were they really doing? What did they want to do? What would give them grounds for accusing Jesus? Instead of answering them, what did Jesus do? What did the scribes and Pharisees continue to do? What did Jesus finally do? What did He say to them? Who did Jesus allow to stone her? To whom was He speaking? Then what did Jesus do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 85

87 What did the scribes and Pharisees begin to do? Why? Who left first? Of what had Jesus just accused them? Who was finally left in the center of the court of the temple? What did Jesus do before He spoke to the woman? What did He ask her? Had anyone condemned her? Did Jesus condemn her? Why not? What command did He give her? What do you think her sin was? John 8:12-20 Who is Jesus speaking to in verse 12? (Remember, the scribes and the Pharisees had left.) JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 86

88 How had Jesus described Himself the day before? How does Jesus describe Himself on this day? What is true of the one who will follow Jesus? Who evidently has come back and is listening to Jesus teach? Of what do they accuse Jesus? Why does Jesus say His testimony is true even if He is the only One Who testifies? What did the Pharisees not know? How do the Pharisees judge? Was Jesus judging anyone? If Jesus were to judge, what would be true of His judgment? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 87

89 Why? Who testifies of Jesus? Whose law does Jesus quote? What does Jesus declare that the Law testifies? Who are the two who testify about Jesus? Who sent Jesus? What did the Pharisees ask Jesus? Did Jesus tell them where His Father was? Did the Pharisees know Jesus? Did the Pharisees know the Father? If you know the Son, Who else will you know? Where was Jesus while He was speaking these words? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 88

90 Where is the treasury? What was He doing in the temple? Why didn t anyone seize Him? John 8:21-27 Once again, what did Jesus tell those who were listening? What did the Jews try to figure out concerning Jesus words to them? What else was Jesus saying to them? From where did He say they were? From where did Jesus say He was? Of where did Jesus say they were? Of where did Jesus say He was not? Where is the world? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 89

91 Why did Jesus say they were going to die in their sins? (Be sure to include the reason from the previous verse.) What exactly must you believe in order not to die in your sins? What did they ask Jesus? Had Jesus told them previously Who He was? Does He remind them that He had been telling them Who He was all along? What did Jesus have to do concerning the Pharisees? Who is He Who sent Jesus? How does Jesus describe Him? What did Jesus speak to the world when He came to the world? What didn t they realize? Did you recognize that Jesus was speaking about the Father? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 90

92 John 8:28-29 When would they know that Jesus was God? What else would they know when they lifted up the Son of Man to be crucified? 3. Who was with Jesus? In what condition had the Father not left Jesus? John 8:30 What happened as Jesus spoke these things? John 8:31-32 To whom does Jesus now speak? What definite criteria did Jesus give for a true disciple of His? Do you? Have you? What will be the result of being a true disciple of Jesus one who continues in His word? What will be the result of knowing the truth? John 8:33-47 What was their answer to Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 91

93 Had the Jews ever been enslaved by another nation? Were the Jews at that very moment free or enslaved to another nation? Who does Jesus say is the slave of sin? (Notice that it does not say whoever commits sin becomes the slave of sin! If you sin as a way of life you are not saved! You are a slave to sin!) Who does not remain in the house forever? Who does remain in the house forever? What is true if the Son makes you free? How will the Son make you free? (Context!) From whom does Jesus say they have descended? Is it normal and ordinary that a descendant of Abraham would seek to kill Jesus? Why not? Why were these Jews seeking to kill Him? What things did Jesus speak? How does Jesus compare His relationship to His Father with their relationship to their father? Who do they claim to be their father? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 92

94 What does Jesus say would prove that they are sons of Abraham? What deeds do the sons of Abraham do? What deed were they trying to do? What deed did Abraham never try to do? How does Jesus describe Himself? Where did Jesus hear the truth? Jesus once again accuses them of doing the deeds of their father. answer? What is their Why do they turn from trying to claim Abraham as their father and now try to claim God as their father? Jesus has just proven that Abraham cannot be their father because they are doing deeds that Abraham would not have done. Now what is He going to prove? Again Jesus uses their deeds to show who their father cannot be. What deed is missing that would have to be in existence if God were their Father? Why would they love Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 93

95 Why can t they understand what Jesus is saying? Why can t they hear what Jesus is saying? (Verse 47) Who does Jesus now declare to be their father? How does Jesus prove that their father is the devil? What has the devil been from the beginning? In what does the devil not stand? Why can t the devil stand in truth? What is true when the devil speaks a lie? What is the devil s own nature? Who is the father of lies? What does it mean to be the father of something? What does it mean to be the father of lies? Why don t those listening to Jesus believe Him? Can anyone point to any sin in Jesus? Why not? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 94

96 What does it prove that they can t accuse Jesus of any sin? Since Jesus speaks only truth, there must be a reason why they don t believe Him. What does Jesus say that reason is? You can t believe words that you can t hear. Why can t these people hear the words that Jesus speaks? Who has Jesus been speaking to in this section? (Verse 31) Had they believed unto salvation? How do you know? Is it possible to believe in Jesus and yet not be saved? Is there a belief or a faith that does not result in salvation? James 2:14-26 John 8:48-53 The Jews try to take the focus off of themselves and put it back on to Jesus. Of what do they accuse Him? What is Jesus response to their blasphemous accusations? Who does Jesus honor? What are the people doing to Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 95

97 Does Jesus seek His Own glory? Is there One Who seeks Jesus glory? Is there One Who judges? What is true of anyone who keeps Jesus words? Of what did the Jews continue to accuse Jesus? Why? What was their flawed reasoning? John 8:54-59 What is true of Jesus glory if He glorifies Himself? Who glorifies Jesus? What do the Jews say about Jesus Father? Do the Jews know Jesus Father? Does Jesus know His Father? What would Jesus be if He said He didn t know His Father? What does Jesus do because He knows His Father? What did Abraham rejoice to see? Did Abraham see it? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 96

98 What do the Jews use to debate the fact that Jesus even knows Abraham? What does Jesus use to prove the fact that indeed He does know Abraham? What had Jesus said that started off this last section of debate? (Verse 24) How did the Jews try to end this debate? What did Jesus do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 97

99 Read through John 9 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 9 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 9 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus heals blind man People question healed man JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 98

100 3. Healed man taken to Pharisees 4. Pharisees call healed man s parents 5. Pharisees question healed man again and put him out 6. Jesus finds healed man and he believes 7. Jesus and Pharisees John 9:1-7 Where was Jesus passing by? Who did Jesus see? Who was with Jesus? What did they ask Him? Was the man blind because he had sinned? Was the man blind because his parents had sinned? Why was the man blind? Whose works must you perform? Whose works did Jesus perform? When must those works be performed? When can work no longer be done? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 99

101 What does Jesus call Himself once again? When is Jesus the Light of the world? What did Jesus do once He had said this? What did the blind man do? 3. John 9:8-12 What did the blind man s neighbors say? What were others saying? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 100

102 What was the healed blind man saying the whole time the crowds were discussing who he was? Finally they heard him, but what did they want him to bear out? Who did the man say healed him? What instructions did the man repeat to the crowd that Jesus had given him at the time of his healing? What did the man recount that he had done in response to Jesus instructions? 3. Who did the crowd want to see? Why couldn t the crowd see Jesus? John 9:13-17 Since the crowd couldn t find Jesus, what did they do with the man who had been healed? On what day of the week was it that Jesus performed this miracle? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 101

103 What question did the Pharisees ask the man that he had already been asked previously? What answer did he give once again? 3. What was the conclusion of some of the Pharisees? What was the conclusion of other Pharisees? What happened among the Pharisees? Turning back to the healed blind man, they asked him what he had to say about Jesus. What was his answer? John 9:18-23 Did the Jews even believe the man had been healed of blindness? Who did they call to verify the man s physical condition? What question did they put before the man s parents? What information did they give the Jews? What did they suggest the Jews do in order to find out the truth? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 102

104 Why did his parents respond the way they did? Why were the parents afraid of the Jews? John 9:24-34 Calling the man once more, what did the Jews order him to do? What did they say they knew already about Jesus? Did the man confess to them that Jesus was a sinner? What did he confess instead? Once again they asked the man to repeat the method that Jesus used to heal him. What was the man s retort? What was the man saying about his relationship with Jesus? Did the Jews see that the man was a disciple of Jesus? How? Who did they claim to follow? To whom did they know that God had spoken? What did they say they didn t know about Jesus? What wonderful answer did the disciple of Jesus give the Jews? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 103

105 What did he say that the Jews did not know? What did he say that the Jews did know? Who does God hear? Who does God not hear? Why doesn t God hear him? What had never even been heard of before this miraculous healing? Could Jesus have healed this man if He were not from God? If Jesus were not from God, what could He do? Remember what Jesus had said was the reason this man was blind? What do the Jews now absurdly refute? Why did the Jews put the man out? John 9:35-39 What news reached Jesus? What did Jesus do when He heard the news? What did He ask the man? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 104

106 What did the man answer? What is Jesus answer? What did the man do? Why did Jesus say He came into the world? For what judgment did He come? John 9:40-41 Who else was with Jesus at this moment? When they heard Jesus speak about His purpose for coming into the world, what did they sarcastically ask Jesus? What was Jesus answer? What does it mean that if they were blind they would have no sin? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 105

107 Why does their sin remain? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 106

108 Read through John 10 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 10 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 10 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Shepherd enters by door JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 107

109 Jesus I am the Door 3. Jesus I am the Good Shepherd 4. Jews say Jesus has a demon 5. Jesus You don t believe because you are not My sheep 6. Jesus and God are One 7. Many believed John 10:1-6 Who is a thief and a robber? Who enters by the door? To whom does the doorkeeper open? Whose voice do the sheep hear? How does the shepherd of the sheep refer to each of his sheep? What does the shepherd of the sheep do with each of his sheep? Once the shepherd has led each of his sheep out, what does he do? What do the sheep do at this point? Why do they follow their shepherd? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 108

110 Will the sheep follow a stranger? What will the sheep do instead? Why will they flee from strangers? How was Jesus speaking to them at this point? Did they understand Jesus figure of speech? John 10:7-10 Why did Jesus continue speaking? What does He explain to those listening? By the way, who do you think Jesus is speaking to here? Who came before Jesus? Did the sheep hear the thieves and robbers? Why not? To what is Jesus likened? What is true for anyone who enters through Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 109

111 3. 4. What does the thief come to do? 3. Why did Jesus come? Who will have life and have it abundantly? (Context!) John 10:11-18 To what is Jesus likened? What does the good shepherd do? What does the hireling do when he sees the wolf coming? What does the wolf do once the hireling flees? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 110

112 Why does the hireling flee? To what is Jesus likened? Who does Jesus know? Who knows Jesus? How do Jesus sheep know Him? What does Jesus do for the sheep? Who else does Jesus have? What will Jesus do with His other sheep? Will they hear His voice? What will happen to all of Jesus sheep? Why does the Father love Jesus? Why does Jesus lay down His life? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 111

113 Has anyone taken Jesus life away from Him? How is Jesus life laid down? What does Jesus have authority to do? What did Jesus receive from the Father? What commandment is this? John 10:19-21 What happened as a result of Jesus words? What were many saying? What were others saying? John 10:22-29 What time of the year was it? What Feast was taking place? Where was Jesus? What is a portico? Who gathered around Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 112

114 Where did they gather? What were they saying to Jesus? Had Jesus already told them and told them clearly? Had they not heard or had they not believed? What testified of Jesus? Why didn t they believe Jesus? Who hears Jesus voice? Who does Jesus know? Who follows Jesus? What does Jesus give to His sheep? Will Jesus sheep ever perish? Will anyone ever snatch even one of Jesus sheep out of His hand? Who has given each of Jesus sheep to Him? How great is the Father? Can anyone ever snatch even one of Jesus sheep out of the Father s hand? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 113

115 John 10:30-39 What is the relationship of Jesus and the Father? What did the Jews do when Jesus said that He and the Father were one? What question does Jesus ask them? What was their answer? What did Jesus say was written in their Law? What reasoning does Jesus use to show that He is fully qualified to be called the Son of God? On what condition did Jesus encourage them to not believe that He was the Son of God? Even though they would not believe Jesus, what did He tell them to believe? Why did He want them to believe the works? What did the Jews again try to do? Did they seize Him? Why not? John 10:40-42 Where did Jesus go? Had He been there before? What did He do there? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 114

116 Who came to Him? What did they say about Him? What happened there? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 115

117 Read through John 11 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 11 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 11 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus waits before going to awaken Lazarus JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 116

118 Martha meets Jesus 3. Martha tells Mary that Jesus is calling for her 4. Mary comes to Jesus 5. Jesus is moved by their weeping 6. Jesus goes to tomb, is moved again, calls to Lazarus 7. Some believe some tell Pharisees 8. Pharisees convene council 9. Jesus does not walk publicly any longer 10.Many looking for Jesus at Passover John 11:1-16 What was wrong with Lazarus? Where did Lazarus live? How is Mary identified? How are Mary and Martha related to Lazarus? What did the sisters do? How did they refer to Lazarus? What did Jesus say Lazarus sickness was not for? What did Jesus say Lazarus sickness was for? How did Jesus feel about Martha, Mary and Lazarus? What did Jesus do when He heard that Lazarus was sick? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 117

119 Just so you don t miss it, why did Jesus stay two days longer in the place where He was? When did Jesus tell His disciples they were going to Judea again? Why were His disciples anxious about returning to Judea? What was Jesus response to them? Why won t you stumble if you walk in the day? Why will you stumble if you walk in the night? How did Jesus refer to Lazarus? Why was Jesus going to Lazarus? What did Jesus disciples think He meant? What had Jesus really meant? What did Jesus say to make His meaning clear to His disciples? Why was Jesus glad that Lazarus had died? What did Thomas think was going to happen to them in Judea? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 118

120 In direct contrast to death, what event was going to happen? John 11:17-27 How long had Lazarus been dead by the time Jesus arrived in Judea? How far was Bethany from Jerusalem? Who was with Martha and Mary? Who went to meet Jesus? Who stayed at home? What did Martha tell Jesus? What did Martha want Jesus to do? What was Jesus answer to Martha? To what did Martha think Jesus was referring? What did Jesus teach Martha? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 119

121 What did Jesus ask Martha? What was Martha s reply to Jesus? (Write out her complete answer.) Do you believe this? Write out your complete answer. John 11:28-29 What did Martha do next? What did Mary do? John 11:30-32 Into what village had Jesus not yet come? Where was He? Who was with Mary? What were they doing? What did they see Mary do? What did they do? Where did they think they were going? What did Mary do when she saw Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 120

122 Were Mary s words to Jesus any different than Martha s words to Jesus? John 11:33-37 What moved Jesus deeply in spirit? How did Jesus feel emotionally? What did Jesus ask? What was their reply? What was Jesus response? What did the Jews suppose was the cause of Jesus weeping? What were some of the Jews saying? To what blind man were they referring? John 11:38-44 Jesus was deeply moved again in His spirit. Why? Get your answer from the context, not from previous assumptions. What was the tomb? What was in front of the cave s opening when Jesus arrived? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 121

123 What did Jesus order to be done? What was Martha concerned about? How does Jesus rebuke Martha? What had been the purpose of Lazarus sickness all along? (Verse 4) What did Jesus do once they had removed the stone from the cave s opening? For what did Jesus thank God? Why did Jesus thank God for always hearing Him? To whom did Jesus speak next? What did Jesus do to make sure Lazarus heard Him? What did Jesus tell Lazarus to do? What appearance did Lazarus have when he came forth from his tomb? What were Jesus orders? How different was this than when Jesus came forth from His tomb? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 122

124 How soon would Jesus come forth from His tomb? John 11:45-46 Who believed in Jesus? Why? What did some of the Jews do? Did they all believe the things that Jesus had done? Did they all believe in Jesus? John 11:47-53 Why did the chief priests and Pharisees convene a council? Of what were they afraid? Why did the chief priests and Pharisees think all men might believe in Jesus? What did they think would happen if all men believed in Jesus? Who were all men? Who was high priest that year? What did Caiaphas tell the chief priests and Pharisees who were convened? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 123

125 Did he plan on saying this? Did he have any choice on whether to say this or not? Why did he say what he did? What did Caiaphas prophesy? Who is the nation? Who are the children of God who are scattered abroad? From that day on, what did the chief priests and Pharisees plot together? John 11:54 Why did Jesus discontinue walking publicly among the Jews? Where did He go to stay? Who went with Him? John 11:55-57 What time was it? What were many doing? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 124

126 Who were they? Where were they from? Why? Who was seeking for Jesus? What were they saying to one another? What orders had been given? By whom? Why? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 125

127 Read through John 12 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 12 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 12 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Mary anoints Jesus for burial JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 126

128 Interest in Lazarus 3. Jesus enters Jerusalem 4. Jesus tells them His hour has come 5. Voice of Glory 6. Jesus talks about His death 7. Jesus hides Himself 8. People are not believing or confessing Jesus 9. Jesus is from the Father John 12:1-8 Why did Jesus come to Bethany? When did Jesus come to Bethany? Where did Jesus eat? What was Martha doing? What was Lazarus doing? What was Mary doing? What happened to the house? What was Judas Iscariot s complaint? Why was Judas complaining about the use of Mary s perfume? What was Judas intention, even this far before Jesus crucifixion? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 127

129 How did Jesus rebuke Judas? 3. John 12:9-11 Who learned that Jesus was in Bethany at Lazarus home? Why did they come to Lazarus home? What were the chief priests planning to do? Why? Why did many of the Jews believe in Jesus? John 12:12-19 Who had come to the Feast? What news did they hear? What did they do when they heard the news? 3. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 128

130 What did Jesus do? Why did Jesus find a young donkey and sit on it? Did the disciples have any idea why Jesus did this? Did they ever understand? When? Who continued to testify about Jesus? What were they testifying about Jesus? Why did the large crowd who had come to the Feast go out to meet Jesus as He entered Jerusalem? What were the Pharisees saying to one another? Why did they think their efforts were in vain? John 12:20-27 Who was among the people who were going up to worship at the Feast? What did these Greeks do? What did they request? What did Philip do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 129

131 What did Andrew and Philip do? What hour did Jesus say had come? Why will a grain of wheat remain alone? How can it bear much fruit? Who will lose his life? Who will keep his life to life eternal? What must a servant of Jesus do? What does Jesus promise to His servants? What did Jesus say had happened to His soul? What would Jesus soul want Him to say to the Father? Why wouldn t He demand this from the Father? To Whose will would Jesus submit? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 130

132 John 12:28-30 What declaration did Jesus make at this point? What was God s reply to Jesus declaration? What did the crowd of people think had happened? What did Jesus inform the crowd? John 12:31-35 What did Jesus pronounce was now upon the earth? What would happen in that judgment? What did Jesus mean by being lifted up from the earth? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 131

133 What was the crowd s response to Jesus mention of His death? What did Jesus say they would have for just a little while longer? What did Jesus exhort them to do while they still had the Light? What were they doing if they were walking? What would happen if they didn t walk? What is true of the one who walks in the darkness? John 12:36 What did Jesus exhort them to do once more? What would be the result of believing in the Light? After Jesus spoke these things, what did He do? John 12:37-43 What had Jesus done that should have caused the Jews to believe in Him? Did they? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 132

134 What prophecy was fulfilled by their unbelief? Why didn t they believe? What would happen if they saw with their eyes? What would happen if they perceived with their heart? What would happen if they were converted? Why did Isaiah say these things? Of whom was Isaiah speaking? Who believed in Him? Why weren t they confessing Him? What does it mean to confess Jesus? What did they love? What didn t they love? Was their belief a belief unto salvation? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 133

135 How do you know? John 12:44-50 To whom was He speaking when He cried out? Why was Jesus crying out? What did Jesus say was true if you really believed in Him? What is true of the one who truly sees Jesus? For what had the Greeks asked? How did Jesus come into the world? Why did Jesus come as Light into the world? Who was in darkness when Jesus came into the world? What didn t Jesus do at that time to someone who heard His sayings but did not keep them? What wasn t Jesus purpose at that time? Why did Jesus come? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 134

136 Even though Jesus did not come at that time to judge, what would happen to someone who heard Jesus sayings and rejected them and Jesus Himself? What will judge people on the last day? When will the person who heard Jesus words and rejected them be judged? What caused Jesus to speak? What is the Father s commandment? Why did Jesus speak just as the Father told Him? What will happen to you if you hear Jesus sayings and reject them and reject Jesus, Himself? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 135

137 Read through John 13 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 13 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 13 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus washes feet JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 136

138 Example 3. Jesus tells them the future 4. Jesus identifies Judas 5. Jesus tells them He is going away and they cannot come John 13:1-11 When is it? What did Jesus know? What hour had come? When Jesus departed out of the world, where would He go? What had Jesus done the whole time He had been in the world? What would Jesus continue to do? When had the devil put into the heart of Judas Iscariot to betray Jesus? What did Jesus do during supper? Why did Jesus begin to wash the disciples feet? (Get your answer from the context.) What did Jesus do, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands and that He had come forth from God and was going back to God? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 137

139 What did Simon Peter say to Jesus when Jesus came to him to wash his feet? Was Jesus really washing Peter s feet? (Get your answer from the context.) How did Jesus reply to Peter? When do you think hereafter would be? What did Peter declare? What warning did Jesus give Peter? What was Peter s response? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 138

140 What did Jesus teach Peter? Who was Jesus referring to when He told Peter that not all of His disciples were clean? John 13:12-17 What did Jesus do once He had washed their feet? 3. Whose feet did Jesus wash? Did He wash Judas feet? What did Jesus ask them once He had washed their feet, taken His garments back, and reclined once more at the table? What did His disciples call Him? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 139

141 Were they correct? What ought Jesus servants and students do? Why? How do they know they ought to do this? Who is greater the master or his slave? Who is greater the one who is sent or the one who sent him? What is your condition if you know these things and do them? John 13:18-20 To whom was Jesus speaking? To whom was Jesus not speaking? Why did Jesus do all of this while Judas was there? Why was Jesus telling His disciples the future? What is true of the one who receives whomever Jesus sends? John 13:21-30 What happened to Jesus at this moment when He said this? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 140

142 What did He tell His disciples at that time? What did His disciples do? Did they have any suspicion of to whom Jesus was referring? Who was reclining on Jesus bosom? Which disciple do you think this was? To whom does Simon Peter speak? What does he ask the disciple whom Jesus loved? What did the disciple who was leaning back on Jesus bosom do? What was Jesus answer? Who did Jesus give the morsel to once He had dipped it? What had the devil already done to Judas heart? Now what did Satan do? Who was Jesus speaking to when He said to do quickly what it was Judas was going to do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 141

143 Why did Jesus say, What you do, do quickly. Did any of the disciples understand why Jesus said this to Judas? What two possibilities did the disciples have for why Jesus spoke thus to Judas? When did Judas go out? 3. John 13:31-38 What did Jesus say once Judas had left him? When was the Son of Man glorified? Who was glorified in the Son of Man? What was true since God was going to be glorified in the Son of Man? What did Jesus call the remainder of His disciples? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 142

144 How long would Jesus be with them? What would they do once Jesus left them? What did Jesus say to them that He had also said to the Jews? What did Jesus give to them? What was the new commandment? How had Jesus loved them? (Verses 1-15) How will all men know that we are Jesus disciples? What did Peter ask? What did Jesus tell Peter? What did Peter ask? What did Peter declare? What did Jesus say to Peter concerning Peter s declaration? Rather than laying down his life for Jesus, what would Peter do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 143

145 When? How many times? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 144

146 Read through John 14 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 14 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 14 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus will go to the Father JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 145

147 Jesus has shown the Father 3. Jesus will ask the Father to give them another Helper once He is with the Father 4. Jesus will come to live with those who keep His commandments 5. Jesus speaks to them but not much more John 14:1-7 With whom is Jesus speaking? How can they stop their hearts from being troubled? Were they allowed to have troubled hearts for any length of time? What did Jesus tell them was in His Father s house? What was Jesus going to do in His Father s house? If it was true that Jesus was going to prepare a place for them in His Father s house, what else was true? What did Jesus say they knew? What did Thomas say? Did they know where Jesus was going? Did they know the way to the Father s house? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 146

148 Did they know the way to the Father? What did Jesus answer to Thomas? What was true if they knew Jesus? From then on what was true? John 14:8-14 What did Philip want Jesus to do for them? What did Jesus say to rebuke Philip? What does a person see if they see Jesus? What did Jesus accuse them of not believing? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 147

149 Where did Jesus get the words He spoke to them? What words did Jesus speak to them? What were the words of Jesus? What did Jesus tell them to believe? What did Jesus tell them was proof enough as a reason for them to believe? What was true of the one who believed in Jesus? Why would the one who believed in Jesus do even greater works? What would Jesus do? Why would Jesus do whatever was asked for in His Name? Who were they to ask? John 14:15-17 If you love Jesus, what is true? If you don t keep Jesus commandments, what is true? For what would Jesus ask the Father? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 148

150 With whom would the Helper be? How long would the Helper be with those who love Jesus and keep His commandments? Who is the Helper? Who cannot receive the Helper? Why can t the world receive the Helper? How did Jesus disciples at that time know the Spirit of Truth? How would Jesus disciples at that time continue to know the Spirit of Truth? What would change? John 14:18-24 Would Jesus disciples have to remain as orphans in this world? Why not? What was going to happen shortly after Jesus spoke these words to His disciples? Even though the world would no longer see Jesus, what could His disciples expect? Why would Jesus disciples live? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 149

151 When would Jesus disciples know that Jesus was in His Father? What all would they know? 3. Who is the one who loves Jesus? Who will be loved by Jesus Father? By whom else would those who are under Jesus commandments and keep them be loved? What else would Jesus do beside love them? To whom would Jesus not disclose Himself? What did Judas (not Iscariot) ask Jesus? What will the person who loves Jesus do? What is true of the person who does not keep Jesus word? Who will Jesus Father love? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 150

152 Who will come and make their abode with the one who loves Jesus and keeps His word? What is true if you don t keep Jesus words? Whose words are Jesus words? Who sent Jesus? John 14:25-31 What did Jesus speak to His disciples while abiding with them? Once Jesus left His disciples, Who would speak to them? Who is the Helper? Who would send the Holy Spirit? In Whose Name would the Father send the Holy Spirit? What would the Helper do? Whose words would be brought to their remembrance by the Holy Spirit? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 151

153 What was Jesus leaving with His disciples? What was different about Jesus peace than the world s peace? What command did Jesus give them once more? What command did He add at this time? What had they heard from Him? How should they have responded? Why should they have rejoiced? Why was Jesus telling them the future? Was Jesus going to speak with His disciples much longer? Why not? Who was the ruler of the world? Did the ruler of the world have any hold over Jesus? Why did Jesus do exactly as the Father commanded Him? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 152

154 What had the Father commanded Jesus to do? What order did Jesus give at this time? Where were they? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 153

155 Read through John 15 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 15 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 15 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Abide in the Vine JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 154

156 Love one another 3. World hates Jesus world hates us 4. The Helper John 15:1-11 Who is the true Vine? Then, in reality, what are the vines that are on the earth? Why did God create vines? Who is the Vinedresser? Then, in reality, what are the vinedressers that are on the earth? Why did God create vines? What does the Vinedresser do with branches that do not bear fruit? What does the Vinedresser do with branches that do bear fruit? Why does the Vinedresser prune a branch? Who had been pruned already? How were they pruned? Compare John 13:10 with John 15:3. The exact same word is used. What is John saying? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 155

157 What command does Jesus give them? In whom does Jesus abide? How can the branch bear fruit? What would make it impossible for the branch to bear fruit? How can Jesus disciples bear fruit? What makes it impossible for a person to bear fruit? Look up the word for bear in a concordance and write out its meaning. What initiates the producing of the fruit? Who is the Vine? Who are the branches? Why did God create branches? What happens when the branch abides in the Vine? What happens when the branch does not abide in the Vine? What causes the growth of the fruit the branch or the Vine? What holds the fruit once it has grown the branch or the Vine? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 156

158 What happens to everyone who does not abide in Jesus? In order for God to do what you ask, what conditions must be met? 3. If you are abiding in Jesus, what will you wish? What glorifies the Father? How? What does bearing much fruit prove? How does Jesus love His disciples? What are Jesus disciples to do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 157

159 Where are Jesus disciples to abide? What is necessary in order for you to abide in Jesus love? What comparison does Jesus give? What example has He set? Look up the word for keep in a concordance (not a dictionary) and write out its definition. Why did Jesus speak these things? What things did Jesus speak? John 15:12-17 What is Jesus commandment? How had Jesus loved His disciples? Get your answer from context only! What is the greatest love? How can you be Jesus friend? What must you do? What name would Jesus no longer call His disciples? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 158

160 What did Jesus begin to call His disciples? What doesn t a slave know? What does a friend know? What things did Jesus make known to His disciples? Did Jesus disciples choose to be His friends? Who chose Jesus disciples to be His friends? What did Jesus appoint for His disciples/friends? 3. What was needed in order for the Father to give something to one of Jesus friends? 3. What command does Jesus give to His friends once more? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 159

161 John 15:18-25 When the world hates you, and it will hate you if you are Jesus friend, what are you to know? What would cause the world to love you? Who is the world s own? What causes the world to hate Jesus friends? If Jesus chose His friends, whom didn t He choose? Why does the world hate Jesus friends? What were Jesus friends to remember? What are you to remember? Who is the master? Did the world persecute the master? Who is the slave? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 160

162 Will the world persecute the slave? Are you His slave? Does the world persecute you? Were there those in the world who kept Jesus word? Who were they? Whose word will you give? Who will keep your word? Why will Jesus friends be persecuted? Who sent Jesus? What would be the case if Jesus hadn t come and spoken to the world? Did Jesus come and speak to the world? What is the consequence? What is true if you hate Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 161

163 What would have been the case if Jesus had not done among the world the works that no one else did? Did Jesus do works among the world that no one else did? What is the consequence? Why did the world see Jesus and hate Him and the Father as well? John 15:26-27 Who will Jesus send from the Father? What else is the Helper called? From where does the Spirit of Truth proceed? What will the Helper do? Who else will testify about Jesus? When? Why? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 162

164 Read through John 16 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 16 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 16 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Hour of persecution coming remember Jesus told them JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 163

165 Jesus is going 3. Spirit will come 4. When Spirit comes 5. No longer see Jesus, but will see Him again 6. Ask the Father in Jesus Name 7. Do you believe? John 16:1-4 Why had Jesus spoken these things to His friends? What would happen to them in the future? What hour was coming? Why will everyone do those things? Why had Jesus spoken these things to His friends? Did Jesus say these things to His friends at the beginning? Why not? John 16:5-6 What was going to change? Where was Jesus going when He left His friends? Why was He going there? John 16:28) (Reason why He was with His friends in the first place. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 164

166 What question were His friends not asking? Instead of asking Jesus where He was going, how did His friends react? John 16:7-11 Of what truth did Jesus inform them? Who would benefit by His leaving? What would not happen if Jesus did not return to the Father? What would happen if Jesus did return to the Father? Who would send the Helper? Who sent Jesus? What would the Helper do when He came to the earth? 3. Why would the Helper convict the world concerning sin? Why would the Helper convict the world concerning righteousness? Why would the Helper convict the world concerning judgment? John 16:12-15 Why didn t Jesus tell His friends any more of the things He had to tell them? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 165

167 Did He have much more to tell them? When would Jesus tell them? What would the Spirit of Truth do? How will the Spirit of Truth speak? Who will the Spirit of Truth hear? What will the Spirit of Truth hear? Who will the Spirit of Truth glorify? How will the Spirit of Truth glorify Jesus? Who had possession of all the things that are the Father s? Why did Jesus say that the Spirit of Truth takes of Jesus and discloses it to Jesus friends? John 16:16-22 What would happen in a little while? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 166

168 What would happen in a little while after that? About what three things that Jesus had spoken were His friends confused? 3. What were they saying to one another? Did they question Jesus about what He had said? What did Jesus do because He knew they wished to question Him? What did Jesus tell them they would do after He left them? 3. What would the world do after Jesus left? What would happen to Jesus friends grief? What example does Jesus give them of what their future will be like? What happens when a woman is in labor? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 167

169 Why? What is her hour? What happens when the woman gives birth to her child? Why not? How does Jesus compare this illustration to His friends? Who is the woman? What is the hour? What is the anguish? What is the joy? What has been born into the world? Why will Jesus friends have grief? What will happen when Jesus sees them again? What will happen to their joy? John 16:23-28 When will Jesus friends not question Him about anything? What will happen in that day if they ask the Father for anything in Jesus Name? Had Jesus friends asked the Father for anything in Jesus Name up to this point? What would happen now if they asked the Father for something in Jesus Name? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 168

170 What does in Jesus Name mean? Why does Jesus tell them to ask? How has Jesus spoken to His friends? What hour was coming? How would Jesus speak to them in that hour? What would Jesus speak about in that hour? What would Jesus friends do in that day? What doesn t Jesus promise to do? Why not? Why does the Father love Jesus friends? Look up the word for love in a concordance. What does it mean? Where did Jesus go when He came forth from the Father? Where did Jesus go when He left the world? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 169

171 John 16:29-33 What did Jesus friends think had happened? Had that day come yet? What did Jesus friends say they knew? What were they saying that made them believe that Jesus came from God? What question does Jesus put before them? Is it a rhetorical question? What do you believe the correct answer was? What does Jesus say is coming? Even though the hour is coming, what does Jesus say is true? What will happen in that hour? 3. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 170

172 Although Jesus will be left alone by His friends, will He be alone? Why not? Why had Jesus spoken these things to His friends? What do Jesus friends have in the world? How are Jesus friends to react to that tribulation? How can Jesus friends take courage in the face of that tribulation? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 171

173 Read through John 17 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 17 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 17 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus asks God to glorify Him JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 172

174 Jesus has given God s word to those whom God gave Him 3. Jesus asks for oneness for those God gave to Him John 17:1-3 What things did Jesus speak? What did Jesus do when He spoke these things? What did Jesus say to His Father? What was the purpose of glorifying the Father s Son? Who had authority over all flesh? Who gave Him that authority? What authority is referred to here? To whom did Jesus have the authority to give eternal life? What could Jesus give the ones the Father had given Him? What is eternal life? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 173

175 Who is the only True God? John 17:4-5 What had Jesus done on earth? How had Jesus glorified the Father on the earth? What was the work Jesus accomplished on the earth? Who gave Jesus that work to do? At what time was Jesus asking to be glorified together with the Father? For what glory was Jesus asking? What had Jesus done during the time He was on the earth? To whom had Jesus manifested the Name of the Father? To whom did these men belong? How did they come to belong to Jesus? What was true of these men? What did these men know? What had the Father given to Jesus? What had Jesus given to these men? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 174

176 What did these men do with the Father s words? Because they received these words, what did these men truly understand? What did they believe? On whose behalf is Jesus asking? What is Jesus asking? On whose behalf is Jesus not asking? Who do those belong to whom the Father has given to Jesus? Why is Jesus asking on behalf of those whom the Father has given to Jesus? What is true of all things that are Jesus? What is true of all things that are the Father s? In what has Jesus been glorified? Where is Jesus no longer? Who is still in the world? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 175

177 Where is Jesus going? What does Jesus ask on behalf of these men, His friends? What Name? What is true if they are kept in the Name of the Father, which is the Name of the Son? What was Jesus doing while He was with them? Did any of the ones whom Jesus was keeping and guarding in the Father s Name perish? Who perished? Why did the son of perdition perish? Where was Jesus going? Where was Jesus speaking right then? Why was Jesus speaking the things He was right then? What had Jesus given them? What was the result of their having God s Word? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 176

178 Why did the world hate them? What then, had the Word of God done to them? How much were they not of this world any longer? Has the Word of God taken you out of this world? How much are you of this world? How much are you not of this world any longer? What was Jesus asking for concerning them? For what was Jesus not asking? What does it mean to keep? Look it up in a concordance and write out the meaning. Who is the evil one? What does it mean to be kept from the evil one? Who can keep you from the evil one? Can you keep yourself from the evil one? What is Jesus relationship to the world? How does Jesus compare His friends relationship to the world? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 177

179 What does Jesus request the Father to do? What is Truth? What will the Word do to you? What does it mean to be sanctified in the Word? What is required? Where did the Father send the Son? Where did the Son send His friends? What does Jesus do for His friends? Why does Jesus sanctify Himself? How does Jesus sanctify Himself? On whose behalf is Jesus asking? Was Jesus asking on your behalf? Have you believed in Jesus through their word? Why does Jesus ask for the Father to sanctify both those whom the Father has given to Him and those who believe in Him through their word? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 178

180 How much are those two groups to be one group? What will be true of those whom Jesus has prayed for? What will the result be of those being in the Father and the Son? What glory did Jesus have? What does Jesus ask for the Father to give to them? Why? How much is the oneness Jesus is asking for? How are the Son and the Father one? If we are one with the Father and the Son, even as the Father and the Son are one, what sort of oneness will we have? What will be the result of that complete and perfect oneness? How does the Father love those who are one with Him and His Son? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 179

181 What does Jesus desire? Why does Jesus desire that the ones whom the Father has given Him be with Him? What does Jesus glory show? What does Jesus call the Father here? What does He say is true of the world? What does Jesus say is true of Himself? Who has known that the Father has sent Jesus? What had Jesus made known to the ones the Father gave Him? What would Jesus continue to make known to the ones whom the Father had given Him? What does Jesus make known to you? Why? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 180

182 Read through John 18 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 18 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 18 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus is arrested JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 181

183 Jesus is taken to Annas 3. Jesus is sent to Caiaphas 4. Jesus is taken to Pilate in the Praetorium John 18:1-12 When did Jesus go with His disciples over the ravine of the Kidron? What words had Jesus just spoken? To whom had Jesus spoken? Who heard Jesus speak? What was in the ravine of the Kidron? From the word ravine, most likely, at what time of year did this not take place? Was Judas with Jesus and the disciples at this time? How did Judas know where to find Jesus? Who was with Judas? Who sent the Roman cohort and officers? What did they have with them? Why did Jesus go and speak with them? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 182

184 What did He ask them? For whom were they looking? What was Jesus answer? Who was right there standing as if he had a right to do what he was doing? Did Judas have a right to even stand upright before Jesus at this point? How do you know? Who else didn t have a right to stand upright before Jesus? How do you know? What did Jesus do when they drew back and fell to the ground? Did they have an opportunity to change their answer? What did Jesus answer once more? What did Jesus add to His answer? Whose word would be fulfilled? What do you suppose would have happened to the rest of the disciples if Jesus had not spoken these words? How do you know? What did Simon Peter do at this time? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 183

185 3. What was the name of the high priest s slave? Why do you suppose God gives us the name of the slave? What did Jesus tell Peter to do? Why? Who arrested Jesus? 3. When? What did they do to Him when they arrested Him? John 18:13-24 Where did they take Jesus first? Why? What had Caiaphas done? Do you understand why they took Jesus to Annas? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 184

186 Who was following Jesus? What is significant about the disciple who was with Peter? Where was Peter standing? What did the other disciple do? 3. Would Peter have been able to enter the court of the high priest if he had not been with the other disciple? Was this mentioned in the other gospels? Why do you suppose John mentions this? Who was the doorkeeper? What did she ask Peter? What was his answer? Who else was standing there in the court? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 185

187 What had they done? Why? Who went to warm himself by the fire? What did Peter have to do in order to warm himself? What did the high priest question Jesus about? In Jesus answer, what did He say about His teaching? Who did Jesus tell him to question? Why? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 186

188 What did an officer who was standing nearby do? How close do you think Peter was to Jesus at this time? Who was the officer defending? Who did Peter defend? What did Jesus tell the officer? What did Annas do with Jesus? John 18:25-27 What was Peter still doing? Who questioned him? What did they ask Peter? What did Peter do? Who questioned Peter next? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 187

189 What did he ask Peter? Where does this mean that the relative of Malchus had been? Although he was standing upright now, what had happened to him in the garden? What did Peter do for the third time that night? What happened immediately? John 18:28-40 To where did they next lead Jesus? Who are they? What time of day was it? (This is the same night that started in chapter 13.) Why didn t they enter into the Praetorium themselves? What would have defiled them? Because the Jews wouldn t go into the Praetorium, what did Pilate do? What did Pilate ask them? What attitude did the Jews take with Pilate? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 188

190 What reaction did they get from Pilate? Was it true that the Jews were not allowed to put anyone to death? What was the real reason the Jews were trying to persuade the Romans to kill Jesus for them? Did the Jews know that was the real reason? Why did Pilate enter again into the Praetorium to speak with Jesus? What did Pilate ask Jesus when he summoned Him? What question did Jesus ask in response? What did Pilate deny? Who did Pilate say was responsible? What second question did Pilate ask of Jesus? Jesus now responds to Pilate s first question what was it? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 189

191 What is Jesus answer? What does Jesus say would be true if His kingdom were of this world? Why weren t Jesus servants fighting so that He would not be handed over to the Jews? Where wasn t Jesus kingdom at that time? On what part of Jesus answer does Pilate jump? What did Jesus tell Pilate he was correct about? What does Jesus tell Pilate is the reason He was born? What does Jesus tell Pilate is the reason He came into the world? Who hears Jesus voice? What does Pilate ask Jesus? Why do you suppose Jesus did not answer Pilate s question? What did Pilate do after he asked Jesus his last question? What did Pilate tell the Jews who were waiting outside? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 190

192 What custom regularly took place at the Passover between Pilate and the Jews? What did Pilate offer to do for them? Did they accept his offer? What did they do instead? Who was Barabbas? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 191

193 Read through John 19 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 19 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 19 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus at Praetorium with Pilate JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 192

194 Jesus is crucified 3. Soldiers take Jesus clothes 4. Jesus speaks to Mary and John 5. Jesus dies 6. Jesus legs are not broken 7. The author s purpose 8. Scripture fulfilled 7. Joseph and Nicodemus bury Jesus body John 19:1-16 What did Pilate do with Jesus? What did Pilate s soldiers do? Were they inside or outside of the Praetorium at this time? Out of where did Pilate come? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 193

195 To whom did he speak? What did Pilate tell the Jews who were still waiting outside of the Praetorium? Why did Pilate say he was bringing Jesus out to them? How did Jesus appear when Pilate brought Him outside of the Praetorium? (Remember what had happened to Him inside.) What did Pilate say to the Jews? Who were the Jews who were waiting outside? What did the chief priests and officers do when they saw Jesus? What did Pilate say to them? 3. What did the Jews now claim? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 194

196 Of what did the Jews say Jesus was guilty? Why had Pilate decided not to crucify Jesus? What made Pilate even more afraid? What did Pilate do because of his fear? What did Pilate ask Jesus? What answer did Jesus give Pilate? What did Pilate say to Jesus? Which do you think Pilate was when he said this to Jesus smug, afraid, or indignant? How do you know? Where did Jesus tell Pilate his authority was from? What was He really telling Pilate about his supposed authority? Who delivered Jesus to Pilate? Who had the greater sin the Jews or Pilate? Why? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 195

197 Why did Pilate make efforts to release Jesus? What emotion was he feeling? What did the Jews cry out when Pilate made his final efforts to release Jesus? What did Pilate do when he heard the words of the Jews? 3. On what day was this taking place? At what time of day was this taking place? What did Pilate say to the Jews? What had Pilate said earlier to the Jews when he presented Jesus to them? What did the Jews cry out? What did Pilate ask the Jews one last time? Who answered Pilate? What was their answer? What did Pilate do with Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 196

198 John 19:17-22 Who took Jesus? (Reason this through.) Where did they take Him? Who carried His cross? To where did Jesus bear His cross? What is the Place of a Skull called in Hebrew? Who crucified Jesus? (Reason this through then read Acts 2:23.) Where were two other men crucified? What inscription did Pilate write and order to be put on the cross? completely and while you do confess it as the truth! Write it out Why did many of the Jews read this inscription? What did the chief priests of the Jews say to Pilate? What did the chief priests of the Jews want Pilate to write instead? What was Pilate s final word on the matter? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 197

199 John 19:23-25 What did the soldiers do once they had crucified Jesus? 3. Who received the four parts of Jesus outer garments? How is Jesus tunic described? What did the soldiers decide to do with Jesus tunic? Why? Why did the soldiers think they were casting lots for Jesus tunic? Once more, why did the soldiers really divide Jesus outer garments and cast lots for His tunic? John 19:25-27 Who was standing by the cross of Jesus? 3. Who did Jesus see from the cross? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 198

200 What did Jesus say to His mother when He saw her and the disciple whom He loved standing nearby? What did Jesus say to the disciple? What did the disciple do because of Jesus words? John 19:28-30 What did Jesus do after He spoke to His mother and the disciples whom He loved? Why? By when had things already been accomplished? John 17:4 What was standing there by Jesus? What did they do with the sour wine? What did Jesus do when He had received the sour wine? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 199

201 3. John 19:31-34 On what day was Jesus crucified? Preparation for what? Who asked for Jesus legs to be broken? Why? Did they ask for Jesus legs only to be broken? For what else did they ask? Which bodies, just Jesus? What do we know about that Sabbath? What was different about that Sabbath from other Sabbaths? Did Pilate give the Jews what they asked for? Whose legs did the soldiers break? Why didn t they break Jesus legs? What did one of the soldiers do to Jesus body? What came out of Jesus side? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 200

202 John 19:35 What do we know about the author of John? Why is the author of John testifying truthfully of what he has seen? John 19:36-37 What Scriptures came to pass that the author is testifying about? John 19:38-42 When did Joseph of Arimathea ask to take away the body of Jesus? Who did he ask for permission? What kind of disciple was Joseph of Arimathea? Who helped Joseph of Arimathea? Who was Nicodemus? What did Nicodemus bring with him? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 201

203 How much did he bring? What did Joseph and Nicodemus do with the body of Jesus? Why did they bind the body in linen wrapping with the spices? What was in the place where Jesus was crucified? What was in the garden? What was identifiable about the tomb? What day was this? Why did they lay the body of Jesus in the tomb in the garden? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 202

204 Read through John 20 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 20 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 20 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Mary at the tomb JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 203

205 Peter and other disciples at the tomb 3. Mary, two angels and Jesus at the tomb 4. Jesus goes to His disciples 5. Jesus and Thomas 6. John s purpose in writing the book of John John 20:1 What day is it? When did Mary Magdalene come to the tomb? What did she see upon her arrival? John 20:2-10 To whom did Mary Magdalene run to tell what she had seen? What did she report to them? Who do you think they is? What did Peter and the other disciple do when they heard Mary Magdalene s report? At what speed did they travel to the tomb? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 204

206 Who arrived first? Who went into the tomb first? Who looked into the tomb first? How tall was the opening of the tomb? What did the disciple whom Jesus loved see when he looked into the tomb? What did Peter see when he entered the tomb? Where was the face-cloth which had been on Jesus head? What was its condition? Where were the linen wrappings? When did the other disciple enter the tomb? What happened when the disciple whom Jesus loved entered the tomb? What did he believe? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 205

207 Why hadn t he believed before? Why did the disciples go away again to their own homes? John 20:11-18 Did Mary Magdalene believe? How do you know? What did Mary do as she was weeping beside the tomb? How tall was the opening to the tomb? What did Mary see inside the tomb? Where were the angels? What did the angels say to Mary? Why was Mary weeping? Had Mary said this before? To whom? What did Mary do when she had said this? Who did Mary see when she turned around? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 206

208 What was Jesus doing? Did Mary know it was Jesus standing there? What did Jesus say to Mary? Who did Mary think Jesus was? What did Mary say to the supposed gardener? What was Jesus reply? What did Mary do? What does the Hebrew word Rabboni mean? What else must Mary have been doing at that moment? How do you know? Why did Jesus tell her to stop clinging to Him? What did Jesus tell her to do instead? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 207

209 What was Mary told to say to Jesus brethren? What did Mary do? What did Mary announce to the disciples? John 20:19-23 What day was it? What time of day was it? Why were the doors shut where the disciples were? When did Jesus come and stand in their midst? What did He say to them? Why do you suppose He addressed them in that way? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 208

210 What did Jesus do after He addressed His disciples? 3. What did His disciples do? What did Jesus say once again to them? Why would Jesus say this again to them? How did the Father send Jesus? John 18:20 Where were the disciples at this time? What did Jesus do next? What did He say to them? What did Jesus say was true if His disciples forgave the sins of anyone? What did Jesus say was true if His disciples retained the sins of anyone? John 20:24-29 Who was not with the disciples that evening? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 209

211 What did Thomas say it would take in order for him to believe the disciples report of seeing the Lord? 3. Was it a matter that Thomas couldn t believe or wouldn t believe? Where were the disciples eight days later? What was the only thing that was different from eight days earlier? When Jesus came, what did He say to them? What else had Jesus said the previous time? Did Jesus go when the Father sent Him? Did Jesus disciples go when Jesus sent them? How do you know? Jesus next addressed Thomas. What did Jesus tell him to do? 3. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 210

212 What did Jesus exhort Thomas to be? What did Jesus exhort Thomas to stop being? What was Thomas response? What did Jesus ask Thomas? What did Jesus teach Thomas? John 20:30-31 Why did Jesus perform many other signs in the presence of the disciples? Are all of Jesus signs written down for us? Why were the ones in the book of John chosen to be written down instead of the others? For whom are these signs written down? Who is supposed to believe? What are you supposed to believe? What is the result of that belief? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 211

213 Read through John 21 and mark every reference to God the Father with a red triangle. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to God the Holy Spirit with a red cloud. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to God the Son, Jesus by underlining it in purple. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to time with a blue box. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to immediately by filling your blue box in completely with blue. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to an Old Testament scripture (you will find them in small caps) by drawing a large box around the entire passage that is quoted and then writing the scripture reference (where it is found in the Old Testament) in the margin next to the box. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to Jesus praying. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to Jesus as a servant. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to authority or power. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to the kingdom of God. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to Satan or his demons. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to Covenant. Read through John 21 and mark every reference to witness or testify. JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 212

214 Read through John 21 and divide the passage into the following segments. Mark and title these segments in your text using brackets in the margin. Jesus becomes visible on the beach to disciples Jesus asks Peter if he loves Him 3. Jesus commands, Follow Me! Don t worry about anything else! 4. These things are true and there are many more! John 21:1-14 When did Jesus make Himself visible again to the disciples? Where did Jesus make Himself visible again to the disciples? How did Jesus make Himself visible again to the disciples? Who was together? What did Peter announce to the other disciples? What did the other disciples decide to do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 213

215 What did they all do? When? What happened? When did Jesus stand on the beach? Did the disciples realize who was standing there? What did Jesus call His disciples? What did He tell them to do? What did He tell them would happen? What did they do, even though they didn t know it was Jesus? What happened? Why did the disciple whom Jesus loved tell Peter that this person on the beach was the Lord? What did Peter do immediately when he heard it was the Lord? What did the other disciples do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 214

216 Why? What did they see when they got out of the boat onto the land? 3. What did Jesus tell them to do? What did Peter do? What amazing thing was true? How many fish were there? What did Jesus compel them to do? Why didn t the disciples ask who Jesus was? What did Jesus do? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 215

217 5. How many times had Jesus made Himself visible to the disciples since He had been raised from the dead? How many times had Peter seen the Lord since Jesus had been raised from the dead? On what occasion had Peter seen the Lord prior to these three instances? When was the last time Peter was by a fire with the Lord nearby? What had Peter done three times by that fire? John 21:15-19 When did Jesus speak to Peter next? What did Jesus ask Peter? What was Peter s reply? What was Jesus response? What did Jesus say to Peter a second time? What was Peter s reply? What was Jesus response? What did Jesus say to Peter a third time? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 216

218 What was Peter s reaction to Jesus question this time? What was Peter s reply? What was Jesus response? What does Jesus say that Peter did when he was young? What does Jesus tell Peter he will do when he is older? 3. What was Jesus telling Peter? Why did Jesus then say, Follow Me! John 21:20-23 What did Peter do? Who did Peter see? Because Peter saw the other disciple, what did Peter ask Jesus? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 217

219 What was Jesus retort? What saying went out because of Jesus answer? Who would have been the ones who started spreading this saying? What had Jesus really said? John 21:24-25 Which disciple wrote the book of John? (Take your answer directly from the text.) What did this disciple do? Who knows that his testimony is true? Were all the things that Jesus did written down for us? What would be true if all the other things Jesus did were written down in detail? What will you do with the things that have been written down? JOHN The GOSPEL Copyright 2004 Sharon Jensen - wordcenterministries.org 218

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