Purposeful Writing

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

Purposeful Writing 

  • John’s Choices
  • John’s Purpose
  • John’s Aim  

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 20:30-31. What stands out to you about John’s gospel compared with the other gospels? Why might John’s be so different?
  2. Of all the miracles John choose to record, why did he pick the seven he did? What dis he aim to communicate through those selections?
  3. How has John demonstrated that Jesus is the Christ? The Son of God? Why are these two designations important?
  4. What does John want for his readers? Why?
  5. Why is it so important to consider the author’s intention when interpreting Scripture? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

2 Peter 1:21 For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. (ESV)