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What are the major themes in the Gospel of John?

Gospel of John Themes
  • Life and Death. When Jesus talks about eternal life, he doesn't mean that we'll all be immortal (after all, there can be only one).
  • Truth. Pontius Pilate was a real guy.
  • Love. According to the Gospel of John (and Dante), love is what sets everything in motion.
  • Language and Communication.
  • Sacrifice.
  • Betrayal.
  • Power.

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Accordingly, what is different about the Gospel of John?

John's gospel is different from the other three in the New Testament. Whereas in the three synoptic gospels Jesus actually eats a passover meal before he dies, in John's gospel he doesn't. The last supper is actually eaten before the beginning of passover.

Beside above, what is the theme of John 14? John 14 is the fourteenth chapter of the Gospel of John in the New Testament of the Christian Bible. It continues Jesus' discussions with His disciples in anticipation of His death and records the promised gift of the Holy Spirit. Jesus speaks individually with Thomas, Philip and Judas (not the Iscariot).

In this way, what does the book of John tell us?

Summary. The Gospel of John begins with a poetic hymn that tells the story of Jesus's origin, mission, and function. John says that Jesus is the incarnated Word of God, bringing “grace and truth,” replacing the law given by Moses, and making God known in the world (1:17).

What is the purpose of the seven signs or miracles in the Gospel of John?

The seven signs recorded in the Gospel of John reveal some very significant characterises of the power of Jesus, and they confirm His deity. They also have very definite purpose to stir up a response of acceptance or rejection, belief or unbelief.

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