Summary of John 1:14, 16-18
The Word (Jesus) became human and he came from the Father. Christ has given us grace and truth. No one has seen God but Jesus has made God known.
We receive grace from Jesus. The law was given through Moses but Christ brings grace and truth. No one has seen God, but Jesus who is God has made him known.
BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 1, Day 5: John 1:14, 16-18
The Word became flesh: Jesus became human.
And made his dwelling among us: Jesus came to earth.
We have seen his glory: Through Jesus, we see God’s glory and the glory of Jesus.
The glory of the one and only Son: This is Jesus’ and God’s glory.
Who came from the Father: God sent Jesus.
Full of grace and truth: Jesus is full of grace and truth
13a) We receive the grace given by Christ that he has already given us since the beginning of time.
b) Too many ways to count. From not dying, not being harmed, having a good life, having a great family, being blessed with animals, being able to help others, and the list goes on.
The law was given through Moses: the laws put forth by God for living was given by Moses.
Grace and truth came through Jesus Christ: Christ gives us grace and truth.
God’s “one and only Son, who is himself God…has made him known.” Jesus who is God has made God known. This one speaks to me because in Jesus, I can see God and they are one and the same who are with me always. I need all the help I can get!
14) So much. God is full of love, compassion, helpfulness, strength, and judgment. God corrects me when I need it and gives me another chance. God picks me up when I fall. Always and forever.
Conclusions BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 1, Day 5: John 1:14, 16-18
Great emphasis on the grace of God/Jesus and how we can be close to God/Jesus as God’s children. Great!
End Notes BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 1, Day 5: John 1:14, 16-18
John states that the Word/Jesus became flesh and lived among us, not in the tabernacle only. John saw Jesus and saw his glory. The Greek verb is “beheld.” The glory of Jesus is full of grace and truth.
Jesus brings a never-ending supply of grace. Jesus replaced the law of Moses.
When you see Jesus, you see God.
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