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Commentaries for John Chapter 7

The Conflict Intensifies at the Feast of Tabernacles

Jesus has clearly revealed his identity, causing deep offense to both the opponents (5:16-18) and his own disciples (6:66)...
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Jesus Goes Up to the Feast in God's Way

It appears Jesus' movement is falling apart...
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Jesus Reveals Himself as a Disciple of God, Not of the Rabbis

On the last day of the feast Jesus makes his startling claim to offer living water (7:37-39) and to be the light of the world (8:12)...
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Jesus Reveals Himself as the Messiah Who Has Come from God and Who Is Returning to God

The people of Jerusalem now question Jesus' messiahship on the basis of where he has come from...
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Jesus, the Source of Living Water, Extends an Invitation to All Who Thirst

John now takes us to Jesus' shocking, clear claim made on the last and greatest day of the Feast (v...
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Both the Crowd and the Pharisees Are Divided over Jesus

Jesus' dramatic invitation to come to him for living water provokes strong reactions...
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Jesus Forgives a Woman Taken in Adultery

This story, beloved for its revelation of God's mercy toward sinners, is found only in John...
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