John 6 commentary jesus reveals himself to be the bread of life. Actually, in an early jewish commentary on the book of exodus, it said. Newest additions spring, 2020 these verse by verse comments are works in process so chapters will be in varying stages of construction. One evidence of johns intended audience as being to the world was that he often explains names, places and customs which would be unfamiliar to nonjews, indicating the audience that god intended the gospel of john to reach. David guzik commentary on john 6 describes the feeding of the five thousand. The gospel of john for youth commentary by pastor ron beckham. Commentary on the book of gospel of john by matthew henry. Since this is a copy, the gospel itself must have been written before this time. John 6 is the sixth chapter of the gospel of john in the new testament of the christian bible. This is part 8 in a 23part study on the book of john. One evidence of johns intended audience as being to the world was that he often explains names, places and customs which would be unfamiliar to nonjews, indicating the audience that god intended the gospel of john.
Yet only onethe gospel of john claims to be an eyewitness account, the testimony of the unnamed disciple whom jesus loved. Vine, vine complete expository dictionary of old and new testament words, thomas nelson. Galilee, jerusalem, galilee, jerusalem the end of chapter 4 finds jesus in galilee. Commentaries for john chapter 6 jesus, the lifegiver and judge, is revealed as the bread of life.
A great crowd was following him, because they were watching the signs which he did on those who were ill. Study guide for john 6 by david guzik blue letter bible. What catholics believe about john 6 catholic answers. This gospel begins with beautiful poetic words about jesuspoetry that does not mention jesus name or describe his visage, but rather uses metaphors simple enough for a child and rich. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the. John 6 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole.
John 6 bible commentary matthew henry concise christianity. Bible commentary early church fathers medieval patristic. Even the common jews expected the messiah to come into the world, and to be a great prophet. John chapter 6 summary and what god wants from us duration. John 6 commentary, one of over 110 bible commentaries freely available, this.
Commentary on the book of gospel of john matthew henrys bible commentary. Biblical studiesnew testament commentariesthe gospel of john. Chapter 6 is a continuation of the ministry in which jesus performs miracles in the communities surrounding the shores of the sea of galilee. A similar project is ongoing in the synoptic gospels. This miracle is also recorded in the other three gospel accounts. This is the disciple who is testifying to these things and wrote these things, and we know that his testimony is true john 21. Chapter 6 our reading for this week moves back to galilee. Now the claims in chapter 5 and the power demonstrated in chapter 6 are put in. Study the bible online using commentary on john 6 and more. Jesus went up into the hill and he was sitting there with his disciples. This document has been generated from xsl extensible stylesheet language source with renderx xep. John 6 bible commentary john gills exposition of the bible. The multitude kept following jesus because they continually saw the signs that he habitually did on the sick. An exegetical study of the concept of manna in the gospel of john and the writings of philo, novum testamentum supplement 10 leiden.
The goal is to work through the gospel of john verse by verse. Morris gives the sense of the greek verbs of john 6. Here was this plenty of grass where christ was preaching. John 6 records christs fourth journey in the third year of his ministry when he preached by the sea of galilee. The gospel of john verse by verse bible study the word was god john 1. I am the living bread because it was a matter of infinite importance to his hearers that they should form a just judgment of his ability to save them, and believe in him as the saviour of the world, he affirmed a third time that he was himself the living bread, which came down from heaven to make and keep men alive to god. Johns gospel free bible commentary in easy english. After seeing the jews and the disciples struggling with the radical nature of his words, our lord says to the disciples and to us all. The gospels, the first four books of the new testament, tell the story of the life of jesus. The gospel, and the truths of it, which are the wholesome words of our lord jesus christ, are. On another occasion, jesus became angry with the people who did business in the temple john 2. John is the only one of the four gospel writers all four describe this miracle who tells us this took place near the. John commentary select verses compiled by bruce hurt, md. After these things jesus went away to the other side of the sea of galilee or tiberias.
Quite often in this gospel people call jesus rabbi and then do not treat him. However, the john rylands fragment, discovered in the 1920s, has been documented to be a small portion of a copy of the gospel of john dated between ad 125 and 150. Christs discourse with nicodemus, a pharisee, concerning the great mysteries of the gospel, in which he here privately instructs him, ver. Commentary on the gospel of john chapter 1 by cooper abrams. The book containing this chapter is anonymous, but early christian. John 6 commentary spurgeons verse expositions of the bible. His conference with them, occasioned by the miracle of the loaves, in which he reproves them for seeking carnal food. John is the only one of the four gospel writers who told us this took place near the time of the passover. It is the spirit that gives life, the flesh is of no avail. John 6 commentary james burton coffman commentaries on. John chapter 6 words in red in the scriptures are the words of jesus verse 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The heart of the revelation has now been given in jesus keynote address chap.
He had been with god since the beginning, and all things had been created through him. And, nowadays there may be a great deal of anxiety to hear the gospel, yet. A commentary on the gospel of john, chapters 1 6 hermeneia. A reminder about the lectionary is necessary before we move into commentary on the verses themselves. John 6 commentary william barclays daily study bible. It records jesus miracles of feeding the five thousand and walking on water, the bread of life discourse, popular rejection of his teaching and peters confession of faith, and anticipates his betrayal by judas iscariot. Observe the effect this miracle had upon the people. Each year of the lectionary assigns different portions of chapter 10 of john for the fourth sunday of easter. One of the loveliest things in the fourth gospel is that john, the old fisherman.887 892 421 540 559 384 47 1309 881 714 289 121 1140 1165 849 1302 1088 1435 974 228 374 670 367 1495 60 573 960 304 1254 783 785 670 570 1481 143 734 353 43 780 406 310 69