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The First Disciples - John 1:35 – 1:42 (commentary)

This passage covers the transition between the ministry of John the Baptist and the ministry of Christ. We find John the Baptist with two of his disciples (v. 35), Andrew and John. After he pointed to the Lamb of God (Jesus) they left and followed Jesus (vv. 36-37). It appe …

The Advice of Jesus’ Brothers - John 7:1 – 7:14 (commentary)

The events of this chapter take place six months after the feeding of the 5000 and the great speech that Jesus gave in the synagogue at Capernaum on the “bread of life.” In the opening words of this chapter it shows that Jesus is aware of growing hostility against him a …

God Calls Philip And Nathaniel - John 1:43 – 1:51 (commentary)

Next Jesus brings Philip personally to Himself and tells him “Follow me” (v. 43). Philip, Nathaniel and Peter were all from the same town (v. 44). Then Philip goes to Nathaniel and brings him to Jesus (v. 45). (Bible scholars believe that Nathaniel and Bartholomew are t …