Notes for 4/10/2024 Bible Study



Notes for 4/10/2024 Bible Study

LIFE IN THE SON
Lesson One, continued (1:1-4)
 
Last week:
 
THE FOUNDATION AND CORNERSTONE OF THE LIFE
 
The Cornerstone = “That which was from the beginning…”
 
The Foundation of eyewitnesses = which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched—this we proclaim…
 
I. The Person, v. 1
 
A. His Pre-existent Reality.
B. His Earthly Reality.
C. His Post-resurrection Reality.
 
II. The Proclaimers, v. 2
 
This week:
 
III. The Plan, v. 3
 
We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ.
 
Eph.1:9-10:
 
…he made known to us the mystery of his will according to his good pleasure, which he purposed in Christ, to be put into effect when the times reach their fulfillment—to bring unity to all things in heaven and on earth under Christ.


Notes for 4/3/2024 Bible Study

Outline of John’s introductory remarks:

I. The Person, v. 1

A. His Pre-existent Reality.
B. His Earthly Reality.
C. His Post-resurrection Reality.

II. The Proclaimers, v. 2

III. The Plan, v. 3

IV. The Purpose, v. 4
 
ORIENTING DATA FOR I JOHN

From “How to Read the Bible Book by Book, Gordon D. Fee & Douglas Stuart, Zondervan, 2002
 
Content: A treatise that offers assurance to some specific believers, encouraging their loyalty to Christian faith and practice in response to some false prophets who have left the community ” Author: the same author who wrote 2 and 3 John, who there calls himself “the elder”; a solid historical tradition equated him with the apostle John.


Notes for 2/24/2021 Bible Study

Below are there documents referenced in this Bible Study

 
The outline that we worked from for 2/24/21.
 

Parable Presentation Notes

A print out of the Powerpoint (Keynote) presentation concerning the interpretation of parables.
 

Parable Summary (DJG)

This is an academic paper I wrote some years ago as a synopsis of the article on parables in the Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels. It’s a bit technical in the first paragraphs, but the latter part offers some helpful information.
 
 


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