Men of the Bible: Apostle John
John the Apostle the son of Zebedee and the younger brother of James (James the Greater). Among Jesus’ apostles, John appeared to be Jesus’ closest friend here on earth. The Holy Bible records 5 books in the New Testament that he penned:
The Gospel According to John
First, Second and Third John
The Book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ
John was the only apostle who did not die a martyrs death. Records show that he died of old age on the Isle of Patmos.
From the cross:
"When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom He loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith He to the disciple, Behold thy mother!
And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home." John 19:26-27
Titus 2:13; 1Thessalonians 5:17; Matthew 6:7
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2 Thessalonians 2:10-12
Matthew 13:43; John 4:14, 5:24; 1 John 5:11
Isaiah 26:3; Philippines 4:6
7-8-21-21, Israel has only 8000 square miles of land - the Muslims have 5 million. Yet, they also want the Jews land. Of all the nations of the world, the Lord chose the descendants of Jacob [Jews], not Ishmael [Muslims], to be His covenant people - the descendants of Abraham and wife Sarah. (Genesis 17:19-21; Malachi 1:1–5).
✝️ 6-8-20, Jesus is God; He came to save sinners. “For He [Jesus] Whom God sent speaks the words of God: The Father loves the Son & has given all things into His hand. He that believs on the Son hath everlasting life & they that believes not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on them.” John 3:34-36
✝️ 6-7-20, The Lord □ Jesus spoke from the cross first of forgiveness, salvation then of His Mother's care into John's hands. He spoke of being forsaken & then triumph as His task as human was complete shedding His perfect blood for the forgiveness of sins to all who repent believing in Him. His body was thirsty. And last of His reunion with the Father. Matthew 27:46; Luke 23:34, 43, 46; John 19:26-28, 30; Mark 15:34
✝️ 5-7-20, Sins □ Jesus Harshly Condemns; He said, “God knows our hearts: for that which is highly esteemed among men is abomination in the sight of God. V9 For all those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” [Pride] Luke 16:15, 18:9-14; Hebrews 1:8-9
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