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The letters of John the Apostle

an in-depth commentary

by Donald W. Burdick

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Published by Moody Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bible. N.T. Epistles of John -- Commentaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Donald W. Burdick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2805.3 .B88 1985
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Paginationxii, 488 p.
    Number of Pages488
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3181164M
    ISBN 100802423566
    ISBN 109780802423566
    LC Control Number83023808
    OCLC/WorldCa10184521

    Luke Timothy Johnson, the best-selling author of The Real Jesus, offers a fresh and historically grounded assessment of the life and letters of Christianity's "apostle to the Gentiles" in this lecture series."One of the most fascinating, important, and controversial figures in the religious history of the West, Paul the Apostle continues to find champions and detractors, sometimes in. But as John’s life progressed, he became better described as the apostle of love. This is evident in the New Testament writings that bear his name or that are attributed to him by conservative scholars. This includes the Gospel of John, his three pastoral letters and the book of Revelation.

    THE FIRST LETTER OF JOHN. Early Christian tradition identified this work as a letter of John the apostle. Because of its resemblance to the fourth gospel in style, vocabulary, and ideas, it is generally agreed that both works are the product of the same school of Johannine Christianity. The claim that Apostle John was the author is made by Irenaeus, who tied it to the epistles of John and the book of Revelation.4 The second century church father Polycrates, writing about AD , stated that John "was both a witness and a teacher, who reclined upon the bosom of the Lord.".

      The Apostle Paul is the most prolific of the New Testament authors, having written more than half of the twenty seven books of the New Testament. What Author: Frederick Hoehn. Highlights From the Letters of John and of Jude. LIKELY written in 98 C.E. from Ephesus, the three letters of the apostle John are among the last of the books making up the inspired Scriptures. The first two letters encourage Christians to keep walking in the .


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The letters of John the Apostle by Donald W. Burdick Download PDF EPUB FB2

St. John the Apostle, ; Western feast day December 27; Eastern feast days May 8 and September 26), in Christian tradition, an apostle of Jesus and the author of three letters, the Fourth Gospel, and possibly the Revelation to John in the New Testament.

He. To refute those heresies and confirm young believers in their knowledge of the truth, the apostle John wrote three powerful letters of encouragement and exhortation. This exhaustive commentary is a significant reference tool for the pastor studying and teaching the three epistles of John and for the student who wants to become more familiar.

John is traditionally regarded as the author of five books of the Bible: the Gospel of John, the epistles 1 John, 2 John, and 3 John, and the Book of Revelation, although some Bible scholars dispute which of these (if any) he actually wrote.

He is also believed to be the only disciple who died of old age (the others were allegedly martyred). The letters of John, particularly the first letter, bear a remarkable similarity to the Gospel of John. The evidence for apostolic authorship of the Fourth Gospel is quite strong.

Thus, the correlation between the Gospel and the letters demonstrate a high probability that John the apostle also authored the letters along with the Gospel. John was known as an apostle, author, and the only apostle who was not killed by martyrdom, though not from lack of trying.

John the Apostle. We get the vast majority of our information about John from the pages of the four gospels. We know that John was the younger brother of James and the son of Zebedee (Mark ; Luke ). Introduction to John's 3 Letters. The three Letters of John were written between c and 88AD, after the writing of John’s Gospel in cAD and before the Revelation given to John in cAD.

John is writing from the ‘mother’ church in Ephesus to believers in numerous ‘daughter’ churches spread across the interior of Asia Minor. Both these letters and John’s Gospel were written to. John the Apostle, also called Saint John the Evangelist or Saint John the Divine, (flourished 1st century ce; Western feast day December 27; Eastern feast days May 8 and September 26), in Christian tradition, an apostle of Jesus and the author of three letters, the Fourth Gospel, and possibly the Revelation to John in the New Testament.

The letters of John the Apostle: An in-depth commentary Paperback – January 1, by Donald W Burdick (Author) › Visit Amazon's Donald W Burdick Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central 5/5(2).

Letters Of Love Lesson 1 The word filovefl or its derivatives occur some 62 times in these three books. John stresses that love for God is shown by keeping His commandments (1. Author: The Book of 3 John does not directly name its author.

The tradition from the earliest days of the church has been that the apostle John is the author. There have been occasional doubts raised by those who thought it possible that this was written by another disciple of the Lord named John, but all the evidence points to the author as John the beloved disciple who also wrote the.

Get this from a library. The letters of John the Apostle: an in-depth commentary. [Donald W Burdick] -- Out of a background of syncretism, confusion, and heresy came three of the most hard-hitting writings of the New Testament.

As first-century Christianity entered its last decade, mystery religions. Fragment from the Gospel Written by John (Ryland’s Papyrus c. A.D.) COGwriter. The Apostle John wrote what is known as the fourth gospel as well as three letters and the Book of Revelation. Some realize this, though some do not wish to believe this.

Book 23 - JOHN'S FIRST LETTER, TO THE CHURCHES AROUND EPHESUS With people, places, definitions. Writer: The apostle John, towards the end of his life. Date: c AD Where written: Ephesus, on the west coast of Asia Minor (to where Paul wrote his Letter to the Ephesians in c AD62) Readers: The church in Ephesus and throughout the province of Asia; also as a circular letter to the.

However, Papius identifies a separate John as the writer of the letters of John and Revelation, so there is some variance in early tradition as to authorship of the Johannine letters. Unlike the other gospels, John the apostle is never named in the Gospel of John, though his name seems to be deliberately self-obscured by calling himself.

John Stott's work on the Letters of John is part of the Tyndale New Testament Commentaries, designed to help the general Bible reader understand clearly what the text actually says and what it means. New Testament texts are interpreted without unduly going into scholarly technicalities/5(25).

The author is John the apostle. In the first verses of both 2 John and 3 John the author identifies himself as "the elder." Note other similarities: "love in the truth" (v.

1 of both letters), "walking in the truth" (v. 4 of both letters) and the similar conclusions. See Introductions to 1 John and the Gospel of John: Author. Date. The letter. The Apostle John and the First Letter of Clement to the Corinthians by David W.

Brattston The Church of God which sojourns at Rome, to the Church of God sojourning at Corinth, to them that are called and sanctified by the will of God, through our Lord Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, from Almighty God through Jesus Christ, be multiplied.

Go To 3 John Index. Title: The epistle’s title is “3 John”. It is the third in a series of 3 epistles that bear the Apostle John’s name. 3 and 2 John present the closest approximation in the New Testament to the conventional letter form of the contemporary Greco-Roman world, since they were addressed from an individual to individuals.

I was also wondering about the authorship of the book of Revelation. In your study guide to Revelation you state that its author was unlikely to be the apostle John since in the Gospel of John and his letters he never refers to himself as John, but goes by “the elder” or “the one whom Jesus loved.” Along with that textual evidence, I.

The Letters of John the Apostle book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Attempts to link John with the “beloved disciple” are also questionable.

A quote from Irenaeus (mid second century) has been instrumental in promoting this theory, despite the lack of any internal evidence from the gospel itself. It is also unlikely that John, the apostle, was the author of the book of Revelation.

The Apostle: The Life of Paul (John Pollock Series) by John Pollock. This book helped cast Paul's letters from "books of the Bible" into living historical documents. Bravo to the author. Sometimes it felt a like historical fiction, however, as details .Life of John Eliot: The Apostle to the Indians () Gookin Gospel Governor hand heart honorable hope important Indians instruction interest John kind knowledge labors land language learned letter live Lord manner Massachusetts means meeting ment mentioned mind Natick natives nature never object observed occasion About Google Books.