John 1:1-2 (What’s the Word?)

We spent two days looking at the big picture of the prologue to John’s gospel (1:1-18) – how it functioned like an ancient letter of introduction, describing who Jesus was, authorising him as the Father’s representative, and urging us to receive and trust him if we wanted to access the favour of God. Now, we’ll go through it line-by-line as we unpack the rich theology it contains.

John 1:1-2 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was with God in the beginning.

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