Summary of John 1:35-42
Two of Jesus’ disciples followed Jesus after hearing John the Baptist call Jesus “The Lamb of God.” One was Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother. He brought his brother, Simon (renamed Peter), who followed Jesus, too.
BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 2, Day 4: John 1:35-42
John the Baptist’s influence. I love how when John the Baptist validated who Jesus was, he gained two disciples. This is great! It shows how much credibility John had.
Their initial response. The two disciples immediately followed Jesus. There was no doubt or question. I love this!
Their interaction with Jesus. Jesus asked them their intent and they replied with Teacher. I love how this shows their hearts for Jesus immediately.
The impact on Simon Peter. This then influenced Simon Peter to follow Jesus since his brother was doing so. Love the impact of family here!
10a) I want to know you.
b) Jesus has invited me and all of us to know him better through prayer, his Word, others, and creation. He has invited me though Bible studies such as BSF and others, too.
c) So much! His compassion, his love, his desire to help others and support others, how he picks us up when we fall, and how he’s there for us.
d) In every way: career, family, life, personally, and more.
Conclusions BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 2, Day 4: John 1:35-42
I didn’t remember this story of how Peter came to Jesus! Love the influence of others here!
End Notes BSF Study Questions John’s Gospel: The Truth Lesson 2, Day 4: John 1:35-42
Andrew is identified here as one of the two disciples who followed Jesus. Bible scholars think John himself was the other.
Jesus asks everyone what do they seek. He wanted to know their motivations.
Many people have an Andrew in their life — someone who brings them to Jesus.
Note that Andrew knew Jesus to be the Messiah.
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