Why? 2 Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we will be has not yet been revealed. Long before John used this word, St. Paul had used it in writing to the Ephesiaus and Colossians, as though, even in his day, the word had acquired a distinct theological meaning, and one that had naturally arisen from its etymology and usage in Greek writers. 1 John 3 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV). Matthew 9:13 But go ye and learn what that meaneth, I will have mercy, and not sacrifice: for I am not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance. New Revised Standard Version and Student Study Handout for John 3:1-16. Advent is spent anticipating and spiritually preparing for the arrival of the Christ-child. 1 John 3. D. The testimony of the first disciples. 15 As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah, 16 John answered all of them by saying, “I baptize you with water; but one who is more powerful than I is coming; I am not worthy to untie the thong of his sandals. c 4 We have to do the works of the one who sent me while it is day. Teacher Study Hints for John 3:1-16 Large Print. John 3:14-15. 3. 2. And looking at Jesus as He walked, he said, "Behold the Lamb of God!" Greek Interlinear Bible, ScrTR, ScrTR t, Strong, Parsing, CGTS, CGES id, AV. Chapter 2 tells of the wedding at Cana, where Jesus turned water into wine (2:1-11) and the cleansing of the temple (2:13-22). Questions for Discussion and Thinking Further follow the verse-by-verse International Bible Lesson Commentary. 3 Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. John 3:16-19 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Bishop Lightfoot has shown in his dissertation ('Epistle to Colossians,' 2nd edit., pp. John 3:1-17. John 3:1-16 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary. 16 We know love by this, that he laid down his life for us—and we ought to lay down our lives for one another. John 3:1-16 (John 3:1) Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2 Beloved, we are God's children now; what we will be has not yet been revealed. Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further. Each person should answer these two questions on their assigned verse. Study Guide on John 3:1-16 New Revised Standard Version Assign each person in the class one or more verses to study. I said, "I am not the Christ; I am the one who has been sent to go in front of him." NIV 2 He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. But none who rightly know the heart of man, can wonder at the contempt and enmity of ungodly people against the children of God. This is a parenthetical statement added by John the apostle concerning John the Baptist. 3. 1. To begin with, as re-readers who already are familiar with this Gospel, we are struck by several … Continue reading "Commentary on John 3:1-17" Discuss your answers with the class. What we do know is this: when he is revealed, we will be like him, for we will see him as he is. The Man Born Blind. 17 How does God’s love abide in anyone who has the world’s goods and sees a brother or sister in need and yet refuses help? John 3:16 says, “For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.” God loves you so much that He sent His Son, Jesus Christ, to be born on earth and die on a cross. Commentary on 1 John 3:11-15 (Read 1 John 3:11-15) We should love the Lord Jesus, value his love, and therefore love all our brethren in Christ. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him. 1 John 3:16-24. Audio Edition with New International Version. John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized. What we do know is this: when he # 3.2 Or it is revealed, we will be like him, for we will see him as he is. What does this verse say? Following the turning of water into wine, the narrator says, “This beginning of his signs Jesus did in Cana of Galilee, and revealed his glory; and his disciples believed in him” (2:11). Reflection on John 3:1-17 by John G Gibbs, PhD. John 3:1-16. John 3:16 "God loved the world so much that he gave his one and only Son. Anyone who believes in Him will not die but have eternal life." 3 1 See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. NIV 1 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. 16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire. Advent is a season of waiting for the coming of light into a darkened world in the form of the infant Jesus. In addition, John's writings contain the idea of "born of God" in several verses, which is the same idea as "born from above" (as seen in the previous paragraph -- 1 John 3:9; 4:7; 5:1, 4; 5:18). 3 See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. NIV: New International Version Nicodemus Visits Jesus. (Jhn 1:35-39) Two of John's disciples begin to follow Jesus. Read verse in New International Reader's Version John 3:16-21. The Bible Gateway: NRSV, RSV, NIV, NASB, CEV, The Message, KJV, etc. This love is the special fruit of our faith, and a certain sign of our being born again. The two disciples heard him speak, and they followed Jesus. John 3:16 NIV For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. Today’s Gospel lection is a theological key that can unlock several aspects of this often puzzling Gospel of John. 1. Luke 3:1–6 NRSV. The section 3:1-16 includes the three Persons of the Trinity, as the Church later described God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. As Moses lifted up the serpent — As if he had said, And even this single witness, bearing testimony of heavenly things, will soon be taken from you; yea, and in a most ignominious manner. John 3:1–17 Nicodemus Visits Jesus. EXEGESIS: JOHN 2, 7, AND 19. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 3 Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 27 John replied: 'No one can have anything except what is given him from heaven. Read verse in New International Version 15 Do not love the world or the things in the world. 17 “Indeed, God did not send the Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. The practical Trinity, the Trinity as experienced, is what the Gospel of John presents. 1 a In the beginning was b the Word, and c the Word was with God, and d the Word was God. 1 John 2:15-17, 3:1-16. Scriptures, symbols, and hymns help make Advent a time of expectation for Christ’s birth, rather than a frenzy of holiday tasks. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. Welcome . CHAPTER 9. a 2 * His disciples asked him, b “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 Jesus answered, “Neither he nor his parents sinned; it is so that the works of God might be made visible through him. The love of the Father is not in those who love the world; 16 for all that is in the world—the desire of the flesh, the desire of the eyes, the pride in riches—comes not from the Father but from the world. NIV 1 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. for John had not yet been thrown into prison. John 3:1-17 With thanks to page sponsor 2018: St. John's Episcopal Church Powell, WY Reading the Text: NRSV (with link to Anglicized NRSV) at Oremus Bible Browser. New International Readers Version John 3:16, "God loved the world so much that He gave His one and only Son. The Blue Letter Bible. 4 f In him was life, 1 and g the life was the light of men. 28 'You yourselves can bear me out. 3 e All things were made through him, and without him was not any thing made that was made. We are all sinners and the Bible says the consequence of sin is death, eternal separation from God. john 3:16-17 16 “For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. A.T. Robertson observes that though Nicodemus took the word in the sense of "again," "the misapprehension of Nicodemus does not prove the meaning of Jesus." 1 See what love the Father has given us, that we should be called children of God; and that is what we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. John testifies [NRSV testified] to him and cried out, "This was he of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me ranks ahead of me because he was before me.’" The use of the present tense ("testifies", Gr. And a man lame from birth was... One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, at three o’clock in the afternoon. 1 Timothy 3:1-16 1 Here is a trustworthy saying: If anyone sets his heart on being an overseer, ... , "office of a bishop" (KJV, NRSV), the verb is episkopē (from which we get our English word "Episcopal") which means, "engagement in oversight, supervision," of leaders of Christian communities. A. What does this verse mean to me? 18 Little children, let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action. John 3:1-16 New Revised Standard Version April 9, 2017 The International Bible Lesson (Uniform Sunday School Lessons Series) for Sunday, April 9, 2017, is from John 3:1-16. 1 John 3:1-7. Anyone who believes in him will not die but will have eternal life. John 3:1-17 . New Revised Standard Version John 3:16, "For God so loved the world that He gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him may not perish but have eternal life." 2 Beloved, we are God’s children now; what we will be has not yet been revealed. Audio Edition John 3:1-16 NIV Commentary. We will begin by examining the details, then step back to look at the overall thrust of the story. John The Word Became Flesh. The Message John 3:16, "This is how much God … One day Peter and John were going up to the temple at the hour of prayer, at three o’clock in the afternoon. 17 And the world and its desire * are passing away, but those who do the will of God live for ever. John is a reliable witness, and knows who Jesus is because of what he has seen with his own eyes. 29 'It is the bridegroom who has the bride; and yet the bridegroom's friend, who stands there and listens to him, is filled with joy at the bridegroom's voice. 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