John 1 – Introducing Jesus (part one)

This week, we begin a new series in the first three chapters of John’s Gospel. We’ll start with the well-known, poetic prologue – which will take us a few days to work through. Today, we’ll focus on the big picture of the prologue – what’s it trying to communicate? – before looking at the details later in the week.

Because this prologue (John 1:1-18) is designed to introduce John’s Gospel. Not just the Gospel, but the subject of the Gospel: Jesus. In some ways, it functions like an ancient letter of introduction.

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