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John 1:1-5
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John 1:43-51
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John 3:31-36
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John 4:39-42
Central Idea: Christians must do the work of God and reap a spiritual harvest.
John 4:31-38
Central Idea: True worship of God requires new life that only comes through Jesus.
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Believing Without Seeing Signs
John 4:43-54
Central Idea: Jesus did not come to do miracles; He did miracles to show that He had come as the Messiah.
Published June 1st, 2012
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Central Idea: Jesus did not come to do miracles; He did miracles to show that He had come as the Messiah. Vss. 43-45 - After the two days spent in Samaria, where many believed His word (not signs), Jesus returned to Galilee where people did not believe without signs; they gave Him no honor as the Christ (John 7:3-5). And immediately we are told that He was welcomed because they had seen the signs He did in Jerusalem at the feast as described in chapter 2. Signs, of themselves, are not bad. John 20:30-31 records that Jesus did many signs, and these were written so we would believe. Jesus and Peter both said that Jesus' works testified to the truth of His ministry (John 5:36, John 14:11; Acts 2:22). The problem was that the Jews would not believe without them. Vss. 46-47 - So He came to Cana, where He did his first sign, and one of Herod's court officials came to Jesus to request healing for his dying son. Vss. 48-50 - Jesus tests the man's faith, but in doing so address the Galilean population (both instances of "you" in the this verse are plural.) The man simply repeated his request that Jesus come to Capernaum, unlike the centurian who only requested that Jesus speak (Matt. 8:8, Luke 7:7). Jesus merely speaks, and the official believed His word (though perhaps not yet believing in Jesus as the Christ.) Vss. 51-54 - The following day, when the man returned home, he learned that his son was healed at the time when Jesus spoke, and he and his household responded with faith in Jesus. Their belief was contingent on the sign, as Jesus declared, but Jesus compassionately performed the sign so that they would believe. Vs. 54- more literal translation: "This, the second sign, Jesus did coming out of Judea into Galilee." The first sign was water to wine, the second was healing the official's son. This was the second sign He had done in this region, besides others done elsewhere, as part of His ministry to those who gave Him "no honor."
10000000067267 67267 Notes 2011-02-05 14:48:30 2011-02-09 07:52:15 Central Idea: Jesus did not come to do miracles; He did miracles to show that He had come as the Messiah. Vss. 43-45 - After the two days spent in Samaria, where many believed His word (not signs), Jesus returned to Galilee where people did not believe without signs; they gave Him no honor as the Christ (John 7:3-5). And immediately we are told that He was welcomed because they had seen the signs He did in Jerusalem at the feast as described in chapter 2. Signs, of themselves, are not bad. John 20:30-31 records that Jesus did many signs, and these were written so we would believe. Jesus and Peter both said that Jesus' works testified to the truth of His ministry (John 5:36, John 14:11; Acts 2:22). The problem was that the Jews would not believe without them. Vss. 46-47 - So He came to Cana, where He did his first sign, and one of Herod's court officials came to Jesus to request healing for his dying son. Vss. 48-50 - Jesus tests the man's faith, but in doing so address the Galilean population (both instances of "you" in the this verse are plural.) The man simply repeated his request that Jesus come to Capernaum, unlike the centurian who only requested that Jesus speak (Matt. 8:8, Luke 7:7). Jesus merely speaks, and the official believed His word (though perhaps not yet believing in Jesus as the Christ.) Vss. 51-54 - The following day, when the man returned home, he learned that his son was healed at the time when Jesus spoke, and he and his household responded with faith in Jesus. Their belief was contingent on the sign, as Jesus declared, but Jesus compassionately performed the sign so that they would believe. Vs. 54- more literal translation: "This, the second sign, Jesus did coming out of Judea into Galilee." The first sign was water to wine, the second was healing the official's son. This was the second sign He had done in this region, besides others done elsewhere, as part of His ministry to those who gave Him "no honor." notes
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After the two days he departed for Galilee.
(For Jesus himself had testified that a prophet has no honor in his own hometown.)
ground
So when he came to Galilee,
the Galileans welcomed him,
having seen all that he had done in Jerusalem at the feast.
For they too had gone to the feast.
ideaexplanation
temporal
inference
So he came again to Cana in Galilee,
where he had made the water wine.
locative
And at Capernaum there was an official whose son was ill.
When this man heard that Jesus had come from Judea to Galilee,
he went to him and asked him to come down and heal his son,
for he was at the point of death.
So Jesus said to him, "Unless you see signs and wonders
you will not believe."
conditional
situationresponse
The official said to him, "Sir, come down before my child dies."
Jesus said to him, "Go; your son will live."
The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him
and went on his way.
progression
As he was going down,
his servants met him
and told him that his son was recovering.
So he asked them the hour when he began to get better,
and they said to him, "Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him."
questionanswer
The father knew that was the hour when Jesus had said to him, "Your son will live."
And he himself believed, and all his household.
This was now the second sign that Jesus did
when he had come from Judea to Galilee.
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10000000067267 67267 Arc 2011-02-05 14:48:30 2011-02-09 07:52:15 editing John 4 43 4 54 John 4:43-54 43 NT esv i627910 i627911 i627912 i627883 After the two days he departed for Galilee. i627884 (For Jesus himself had testified that a prophet has no honor in his own hometown.) ground 1 i627913 i627885 So when he came to Galilee, i627914 i627886 the Galileans welcomed him, i627915 i627887 having seen all that he had done in Jerusalem at the feast. i627888 For they too had gone to the feast. ideaexplanation 1 ground 1 temporal 1 1 inference 2 i627916 i627917 i627889 So he came again to Cana in Galilee, i627890 where he had made the water wine. locative 1 i627918 i627919 i627920 i627891 And at Capernaum there was an official whose son was ill. i627921 i627922 i627892 When this man heard that Jesus had come from Judea to Galilee, i627923 i627893 he went to him and asked him to come down and heal his son, i627894 for he was at the point of death. ground 1 temporal 1 1 i627924 i627895 So Jesus said to him, "Unless you see signs and wonders i627896 you will not believe." conditional 2 situationresponse 2 i627925 i627926 i627897 The official said to him, "Sir, come down before my child dies." i627898 Jesus said to him, "Go; your son will live." situationresponse 2 i627927 i627899 The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him i627900 and went on his way. inference 2 situationresponse 2 progression i627928 i627929 i627901 As he was going down, i627930 i627902 his servants met him i627903 and told him that his son was recovering. progression temporal 1 1 i627931 i627904 So he asked them the hour when he began to get better, i627905 and they said to him, "Yesterday at the seventh hour the fever left him." questionanswer 2 i627932 i627906 The father knew that was the hour when Jesus had said to him, "Your son will live." i627907 And he himself believed, and all his household. inference 2 progression progression i627933 i627908 This was now the second sign that Jesus did i627909 when he had come from Judea to Galilee. temporal 1 progression progression progression 1 1 1 esv 25 a 50 discourse
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