Liberty University Bibl 323 John Module 6 Notes

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I. Question One: Where are you going? (13:36; 14:1–4). “Simon Peter asked him, ‘Lord, where are you going?’ Jesus replied, ‘Where I am going, you cannot follow now, but you will follow later. Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going.’” A. Introduction 1. Jesus is using what is known as the “Socratic method” of teaching, using question and answer. It was not for the teacher to quiz …show more content…

b) Jesus is not claiming to be the same person as the Father, but one in spiritual union. B. Second answer to the third question: The Father revealed through the believers. (14:12–15). “I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father. And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son may bring glory to the Father. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it. “If you love me, you will obey what I command.’” 1. Greater works – erga – some apply this to contemporary miracle workers. This word when used in this gospel never refers to miracles unless those miracles were related to Jesus’ completing His messianic work. Note what is not said: a) Not greater miracles b) Not greater signs 2. Meizon – greater – not necessarily greater in quality but greater in quantity As such Jesus brought few individuals personally to faith during His earthly ministry. Those greater works refer to the conversion of the great number of sinners, the greatest work in all the world. a) Jesus rarely left Israel, but His followers will go to The entire