The Epistles of John by James Montgomery Boice

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THE EPISTLES OF JOHN. The First Epistle of John can hardly be distinguished from a doctrinal and practical treatise. There is no address to it. There are no salutations at the end of it. No author's name is connected with it.

One might almost think it was intended as a general exposition of Christian truth; and yet you find, here and there through the work, expressions like this, " I.

The apostle John (the same author of the Gospel of John and Revelation) wrote 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John. The short Epistle of Jude was written by Jude, another half-brother of Jesus (Jude ). All of the known authors of the Epistles are either an apostle (Paul, Peter, John) or a family member of Jesus (James, Jude).

A Study of the Epistles of John Gene Taylor 5 First John: Chapter 1 Summary Vv. 1,2. Apostolic testimony in regard to the existence of Jesus Christ, God in flesh. The gnostics denied that Jesus was God in flesh and had succeeded in perverting the File Size: KB.

Three Epistles of John. This commentary holds that the disciple of Jesus is author of the gospel account, of the book of Revelation and of these epistles.

1st John. Walking in the light, the word of life: 2. Sin and the commandments; keep the faith: 3. In this way, the Epistles of John become intelligible as broadsides in a critical engagement between the forces of light and darkness. In addition to his superb textual analysis of the letters, Raymond Brown has brought to life the community in Pages: This volume actually contains two books, "The Gospel of John," and "The Epistles of John." From the back cover: "Available together for the first time, F.F.

Bruce's commentaries on the Gospel of John and the Epistles of John deliver careful verse-by-verse exposition that will enrich all readers' understanding of the original text, its historical context, and its relevance for Christians today.5/5(13).

The Epistles of John book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With this study—companion to the masterful two-volume The Gospe /5. Epistles of St. John book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In this commentary, the author endeavored to follow the plan which he 4/5(1).

This book is a worthy exposition of the gospel and epistles of John. Father Brown's area of expertise. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse.

Bill. out of 5 stars The Gospel and Epistles of John: A Concies Commentary. Reviewed in the United States on Ma Verified Purchase/5(28). The Epistles of John, addressed to the Asian Christians at the end of the first century, were written to encourage believers in the face of false teachings and to assure them that they were indeed following the truth of Christ.

The temptation to conform the gospel to current fashions of thought is as real today as it was in the time of John. Johannine Epsitles ( John) Summary. Here we have three different letters, written at different times, to different people.

Yet they're all loosely tied together by the same ideas. Oh, and the same author: a guy who only calls himself "the elder." 1 John.

In the first letter, the elder encourages the Christians in his community to stay together. John, the same author of the Gospel of John and Revelation, wrote John. Jude was written by Jude, another half-brother of Jesus (Jude ).

The authors of the Epistles (Peter, Paul, or John) or a family member of the Lord Jesus (James and Jude) were all inspired by the Holy Spirit (2 Timothy ; 2 Peter ), and the letters. The epistles of John, addressed to Christians at the end of the first century, were written to encourage believers in the face of false teachings, to assure them of their new life in Christ, and to steer them to safe harbour.

When thousands are compromising the gospel and embracing modern philosophies, these epistles can help us remain faithful to the gospel. These epistles, with the exceptions of 2 and 3 John, are addressed to a general audience of believers rather than to a specific church.

The Pauline Epistles Romans —The book of Romans, the Apostle Paul's inspirational masterpiece, explains God's plan of salvation by grace, through faith in Jesus Christ. Readers of this commentary on the letters of John will find these expectations fully met and more It would be a flagrant disservice merely to recommend this commentary.

No finer exposition on the Epistles of John can be found in print. John F. Hart, Professor of the Bible Moody Bible Institute. John, the "beloved disciple" 1 and one of the inner circle, 2 was the author of five books of the New Testament: the Gospel of John, Revelation and three very unique and distinctive epistles: I, II, and III John.

Let's examine these remarkable letters in reverse order. The first pages deal with the Johannine gospel and the last pages with his epistles. The indices for each only deal with each individual book within the volume.

Bruce's source for his translation is the Nestle Aland Greek. The first section on John's gospel begins with a general introduction.5/5(2). Or click on the link below to download the e-book. If you are having difficulty downloading the pdf, contact us at [email protected] Download Link: The Epistles of John — A Shorter Commentary.

Thank you and enjoy. The authorship of the Johannine works—the Gospel of John, Epistles of John, and the Book of Revelation—has been debated by scholars since at least the 2nd century AD. The main debate centers on who authored the writings, and which of the writings, if any, can be ascribed to a common author.

There may have been a single author for the gospel and the three epistles. The Book of Acts (, and ) The following two Epistles of St. John are real letters in style and form. Peter's first Epistle supposes some familiarity with his readers on the part of the writer; this can hardly be said of II Peter or of the Epistle of Jude.

What has been said sufficiently shows that Professor Deissmann's. For that reason, all of the epistles except 1 Peter and 1 John were disputed before their final official recognition.

Key Concepts: Most of these epistles were written near the end of the life of. The Epistles of the Bible are the 21 books in the New Testament that constitute formal letters of instruction from elders to leaders and members of the new Christian church.

Thirteen of the Epistles were written by the Apostle Paul, three by the Apostle John, two by the Apostle Peter, and one each by James and Jude. The Epistles of St John: the Greek text / with notes and essays by Brooke Foss Westcott: Ross, Alexander: The Epistles of James and John: UBNT: Lightner, Robert P.

The Epistles of 1, 2, 3 John and Jude: Forgiveness, Love, and Courage: 21CBC: Braune, Karl F.C. The Epistles General of John: An Exegetical and Doctrinal 86%(11). In this practical exposition of the Epistles of John, Joel Beeke brings out the message of John's letters in their historical context as well as their timeless truths that are as applicable today as when John first wrote them.

Travel through the Epistles of John and you will come to know the essence of the gospel, the glorious adoption of the children of God, the Christian's duties in Pages: Marshall's study on the Epistles of John constitute a single volume in The New International Commentary on the New Testament.

Prepared by some of the world's leading scholars, the series provides an exposition of the New Testament books that is thorough and fully abreast of modern scholarship yet faithful to the Scriptures as the infallible Word of God/5(3).

The Epistles of John Stott John. Eerdmans, — p. — (Tyndale New Testament Commentaries)"John evidently loves the people committed to his care," says John Stott in the preface to this commentary on 1, 2 and 3 John. "They are his 'dear children,' his 'dear friends.' Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest.

The Epistles of John [NICNT] provides a unique, non-traditional commentary on these small but powerful books. Elegantly written, and composed with both specialists and non-specialists in mind, I. Howard Marshall treatment is comprehensive and for the most part follows the convictions of moderate modern scholarship on the epistles.

While the commentary is exegetically rooted, /5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvii, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: The situation and character of 2 and 3 John --The situation of 1 John --The structure of 1 John --Theories of rearrangement and redaction --Relationships between the Johannine writings --The authorship of the epistles --The early.

The Johannine Epistles. The letters of 1, 2, and 3 John make up the Johannine epistles. 1 and 2 John appear as brief letters; 3 John is less like an actual letter and more like a treatise.

The same author, who refers to himself as “the elder” in 1 and 2 John, appears to. The stylistic links between the Gospel of John and the three epistles are strong though not unimpeachable; this could then suggest that the apostle is responsible for all of the documents and much like other Christian leaders, like James in the Book of Acts, taking over key leadership roles in the early church; we could easily imagine John.

As with the synoptic gospels, John’s Gospel was originally anonymous, although it was eventually attributed to the apostle John.

The three epistles of John seemed to have been written shortly afterwards in the same community, now called the Johann. John McArthur has said that he reads each book of the Bible 30 times before he begins to study it in preparation for teaching it. I'd like us to all read 1 John chapter 1 just one time per day this coming week to prepare for next week.

Read one translation of 1 John chapter 1 each day this week. It takes less than 2 minutes. Go slowly and think. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

This book provides commentary for the epistles of John and Jude from the ancient church fathers. It gives the history of the struggles of the first century church. You will learn which cults John and Jude were writing about and be able to clearly identify each heresy.

Originally published inthis volume was created as part of the Cambridge Greek Testament for Schools and Colleges series. Consummately edited, it contains the original Greek text, together with a long introduction, generous notes, and appendices. This remains a fascinating edition that will be of value to anyone with an interest in the New Testament and its theological.

In none of these three epistles does the writer mention himself by name; but tradition assigns them to John, while the similarity of the language of these epistles and that of the fourth Gospel is strongly marked. The first epistle emphasizes the fact that Jesus has come in the flesh and shows its bearing on the life of men.

Workbook on General Epistles Page #4 Bible Study Questions on General Epistles: James, 1 & 2 Peter, 1,2, & 3 John, Jude Introduction: This workbook was designed for Bible class study, family study, or personal study. The class book is suitable for teens and up.

The questions contain minimal human commentary, but insteadFile Size: KB. 3 A. Brooke also considers 1 John ;22; and 2 John 7 to be partial parallels (A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Johannine Epistles [ICC; Edinburgh: T.

& T. Clark, ] liii). 4 Eusebius, Hist. eccl. In recent translations of Eusebius’ Historia Ecclesia the Greek phrase ajpoV th' =Iwannou' protevra ejpistolh' is almost always translated as “the first.

The Book of Acts forms the God-provided bridge between the gospels and the epistles, apart from which the epistles CANNOT be properly understood. The gospels center around an offer of the kingdom of the heavens to Israel (the kingdom offered to and rejected by Israel, with Christ then announcing that the kingdom would be taken from Israel andFile Size: 1MB.

The Muratorian Canon, the first known list of NT books, acknowledged two epistles of John, one of which was identified by quotation as 1 John. After the time of Eusebius (c.

a.d. ), general consent was attained to the apostolic authorship of these epistles. Arguments against John the apostle. Ignatius wrote to the church at Ephesus within. Today we offer you some of his broad insights into the Johannine epistles by briefly exploring six themes he’s identified.

Walk in the Truth “Truth is a major concern of all three of John’s letters,” Campbell reveals. In 1 John, truth is intricately intertwined with its other themes. For example, “Those who reject the truth are not.

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