Summary of John 1:9-13
The light (Jesus) was coming to bring light/life to the world. The world, however, did not recognize him or receive him. Those who did believe in him became children of God born of God.
BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 1, Day 4: John 1:9-13
8a) Most did not recognize Jesus or receive him.
b) God’s chosen people, the Jews
c) Reasons is that they just can’t see Christ or see him in their life. Following Christ is too hard. And, they believe God/Christ to be unloving or distant.
9) You must receive Christ and believe in his name and what he did for you.
Born not of natural descent: We were born of the Holy Spirit.
Nor of human decision: Chosen by God to believe.
Or a husband’s will: Believing in Christ is the choice of no other by yourself.
Born of God: Born or God’s will.
11) I know I am God’s child because I have accepted Jesus as my Lord and Savior into my heart.
Conclusions BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 1, Day 4: John 1:9-13
Jesus came for one reason: to give us eternal life. Yet, many cannot grasp this simplicity. Do you?
End Notes BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 1, Day 4: John 1:9-13
We are all born by God’s grace.
How powerful is sin that the Creator of the Universe (Jesus) came and no one recognized him?
We are born anew, in Christ, when we believe.
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