John 1 Bible Commentary - The Lamb of God
Summary of John 1. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made. God sent John to be a witness of the Light. He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not. To those that received him, he gave them power to become sons of God. For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came by Jesus Christ. The priests and Levites asked John who he was. John said that he was the voice crying in the wilderness to make straight the way of the Lord. He baptizes in water, but there was one that was here that he was not worthy to serve. John sees Jesus and says, "Behold the Lamb of God". John saw the Spirit descend like a dove from Heaven onto Jesus. John said that it is Jesus that baptizes with the Holy Spirit. Andrew, Simon's brother, followed Jesus. Then he and his brother spent time with Jesus. Jesus told Simon that he shall now be called Cephas (Peter). Next, Jesus found Philip and told Philip to follow him. Philip then found Nathanael who first doubted Jesus, but then believed. See below for Biblical advice and commentary concerning John 1.
John 1 Scriptures
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
The Perfect Lamb of God
30 This is he of whom I said, After me cometh a man which is preferred before me: for he was before me.
John 1 Biblical Advice and Commentary
Joh 1:1: The Names and Titles of Jesus: The Word.
Joh 1:3: Yes, God Created The Universe. The actual creation of this world was a miracle not explained by natural phenomenon. God offers us in the Bible an self-evident explanation of how He created the universe. On the other hand, the act of creation cannot be adequately explained through natural phenomenon. See Scripture Commentary: John 1:3 advices us that God created all things ...
Joh 1:3: I Believe In The Father Almighty Maker of Heaven and Earth. (Apostles' Creed)
Jesus, the Light of Men
Joh 1:10: Is There A God If We Do Not Know Him? Just because we do not know God does not mean He does not exist. It is easy to believe the world is round or that our world revolves around the sun. We believe it because scientists have been able to measure and observe the Earth. With God, He is outside our five senses. He operates outside of our natural realm. We cannot know Him like we know material objects. John 1:10 advises us that God has revealed Himself to mankind, but we have chose to not know Him ...
Joh 1:13: The Birth of Jesus and His Ministry Came About Only Through the Will of God God predestined the birth of Jesus and his ministry to bring salvation to every one of us. To know and understand God’s will in our lives, we need to know God’s will concerning Jesus and his ministry. John 1:13 advises us that Jesus was born not of the will of man, but of God.
Joh 1:29: The Names and Titles of Jesus: Lamb of God.
Jesus Baptized by John
Joh 1:40, Disciple Andrew. Meaning of Name and Relationships: Greek Iakobos – the English word for Jacob meaning "Israel" or "He Who Supplants His Brother"; brother of Simon and disciple of John Occupation: Fisherman (Bible List of the Twelve Disciples).
Joh 1:42, Disciple Simon Peter. Meaning of Name and Relationships: Petros meaning "Rock". His Hebrew name was Simon; brother of Andrew. Occupation: Fisherman (Bible List of the Twelve Disciples:).
Joh 1:43-44, Disciple Philip. Meaning of Name and Relationships: Philippos, meaning "Lover of horses"; was of Bethsaida, the city of Andrew and Peter. Occupation: Unknown, was in Galilee when Jesus found him (Bible List of the Twelve Disciples).
Joh 1:45-47, Disciple Bartholomew. Meaning of Name and Relationships: Bartholomaios meaning "Son of Talmai"; many scholars believe that Bartholomew is also know as Nathanael, a friend of Philip. Occupation: Unknown, was in Galilee when he met Jesus (Bible List of the Twelve Disciples).