Psalms 16:10 â The Holy One will not undergo decay. 1 Corinthians 15:20-28 â Jesus is the first fruits of the resurrection. His resurrection shows that believers will arise again with a new body in the future. THE CONTEXT Chapter 11 told the story of the raising of Lazarus (11:1-44), which caused the council (also known as the Sanhedrin) and the high priest to plot Jesus' death (11:45-54). Jesus Predicts His Death. Acts 7:59-60 John 20:1-18 The Resurrection Morning; John 20:21-23 The Risen Lordâs Charge and Gift; John 20:28 Thomas and Jesus; John 20:30, 31 The Silence of Scripture; J VERNON MCGEE. Chapter 12 â¦ And Thomas answered and said unto Him, My Lord and my God. 8 Then the other follower went inâthe one who had reached the tomb first. The second meaning is âpertaining to being the only one of its kind or class, unique in kindâ which appears in John 3:16 and refers to Jesus being the unique Son of God (John 20:31) in comparison to Godâs other sons and daughters (Ephesians 1:5). ... but he did not always understand the depth of meaning behind Christ's discourses. Therefore, the doubting Thomas' statement didn't suggest that Jesus was his Creator. And Thomas answered and said unto him, My Lord and my God. John 7:28 Parallel Verses [â See commentary â] John 7:28, NIV: "Then Jesus, still teaching in the temple courts, cried out, 'Yes, you know me, and you know where I am from.I am not here on my own authority, but he who sent me is true. John 20:29(NASB) Verse Thoughts So often we refer to the son of Didymus as 'doubting Thomas', yet when Christ's other disciples expressed a reluctance to go to Jerusalem for fear of the Jews, it was Thomas who, cried out, " Let us also go, that we may die with Him". John 11 â Jesus Raises Lazarus from the Dead A. Jesus never referred to himself as âGodâ in the absolute sense, so what precedent then did Thomas have for calling Jesus âmy Godâ? Biblical Commentary (Bible study) John 12:20-33 EXEGESIS: JOHN 11-12. John 20 Bible Study - Detailed questions, answers and guide for an in-depth verse-by-verse Bible study of John chapter 20 in plain English that everyone can understand. With the confession of Thomas we have a supreme christological pronouncement, a tremendously advanced expression of faith which, despite its utter brevity, constitutes the ultimate statement in high Christology. The Word Became Flesh. (KJV) 1. "GOD" in the Bible also means master, leader, priest. Cross References John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 23 Jesus replied, âThe hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. 1:14), was crucified and risen, and now in John 20:28 is acknowledged Lord and God. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome  it The key to understanding the meaning of John 20:23 lies in the previous two verses: âAgain Jesus said, âPeace be with you! Acts 18 gives us John 20:28 Parallel Verses [â See commentary â] John 20:28, NIV: "Thomas said to him, 'My Lord and my God!'" John 20:28, NLT: "'My Lord and my God!' John 20 â free, online interlinear (Greek/English), word by word translation and Greek grammar parsing codes ... John 20:28. Read commentary on this popular Bible verse and understand the real meaning behind God's Word using John Gill's Exposition of the Bible. And Jesus Christ is Lord! Thus it appears best to understand the pronoun This one in 5:20 as a reference to Jesus Christ. Greeks arrive on the scene, find Philip, and make one of the most extraordinary requests of the entire Gospel, âSir, we wish to see Jesus.â Jesusâ discourse that follows is, in part, a response to this request. For this chapter mentions a new one which took place in Galilee. John 20:28, NASB: "Thomas answered and said to Him, 'My Lord and my God!'" When Thomas said, "My Lord and my God," he was affirming the truth about Jesus - that he was an expression of the Father. It is as much as a man could say if he wished to assert dogmatically that Jesus is God and Lord (Psalms 35:23). (1-3) A request is brought to Jesus. John 20:28 . "Lord" is used 747 times. Acts 2:29-36 â The preaching at Pentecost revolved around the resurrection. the Jews), and that people who really worship God do so through their lives, and not specifically in a building. John 20:28. And just as often you hear the phrase, 'Make Jesus Lord...' Well, God beat you â¦ As his narrative unfolds, John will continue to stress that to see Jesus really is to see the Father. The Christological affirmation which results is striking, but certainly not beyond the capabilities of the author (see John 1:1 and 20:28): This One [Jesus Christ] is the true God and eternal life.
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