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Commentaries for John Chapter 1

John Introduces the Story of the Revelation of the Glory of God

We are at the outset of a story that will reveal to us the most profound mysteries of life...
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John Presents the Revelation in a Nutshell

These first five verses provide the frame of reference and the main components for the story to follow--sort of a prologue to the prologue...
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The Light Came into the World

Using the image of light John now describes the incarnation in more detail, but he still does not refer to it explicitly...
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The Word Became Flesh

We now come to the climax of the prologue...
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He Came to His Own

The prologue has prepared us to see nothing less than the coming of the divine light, the Son of God, revealing the glory of God, full of grace and truth...
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Preparation Is Made for the Revelation of the Glory

The preparation takes place in two stages...
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