Topic: Gospel of John

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The Word

John 20:30-31

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson introduces his exposition of the Gospel of John by contrasting the account with the other gospels.

The Word of God: The Ages Past

John 1:1-5

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the first verses of John's gospel and the divine, eternal essence of Christ. Dr. Johnson explains how Christ's nature was debated by the early church leaders.

The Word of God in History Among the Jews

John 1:6-13

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson explains the relationship of the Word, Jesus, to humankind in history through his chosen people, the Israelites.

The Word of God in History Among the Believers

John 1:14-18

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds John's description of the incarnation.

The Witness of John the Baptist

John 1:19-29

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the Apostle John's record of John the Baptist's ministry.

John the Baptist and the Son of God

John 1:29-34

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Jesus' important role as God representing himself.

The Call of the First Disciple

John 1:35-42

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the call of the disciples as an example of the work of the Holy Spirit in the believer's heart which prepares it for a relationship with Christ Jesus.

Angels Ascending and Descending

John 1:43-51

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' calling of Nathaniel and his self-identificaiton as the promised mediator between God and man.

The First Sign: Water into Wine

John 2:1-11

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' first miracle at the wedding feast in Cana.

The First Cleansing of the Temple

John 2:12-22

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson provides commentary on Christ's first cleansing of the temple early in his ministry.

Jesus and Nicodemus

John 2:23

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Nicodemus and his curiousity toward Jesus during Christ's early ministry.

Born of Water and Spirit

John 3:4-8

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the initial exchange between the most learned man in Israel and the Son of God.

The Serpent and the Son of Man

John 3:9-15

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses Jesus' metaphor of his purpose with Moses' bronze serpent.

The Greatest Text of All

John 3:16

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the Bible's most famous verse.

Sent to Save

John 3:17-21

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the central purpose of Christ's suffering and death on behalf of those who believe in his sacrifice.

The Secret of Joy

John 3:22-30

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the response of John the Baptist to the expansion of Christ Jesus' ministry.

He That Cometh From Above

John 3:31-36

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson provides commentary on John the Baptist's specific testimony of Jesus' origin.

The Leaping Fountain of Living Water

John 4:1-15

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the exchange between Jesus and the Samaritan woman.

True Worship

John 4:16-26

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' words to the Samaritan woman concerning worship of God.

How to be Wise

John 4:27-42

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' words to his disciples about living bread.

Healing of the Nobleman’s Son -

John 4:43-54

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Jesus' first recorded miracle upon return to Galilee. Dr. Johnson observes how Christ tests and nurtures the faith of the nobleman.

The Healing of the Impotent Man

John 5:1-18

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' healing of the man who could not rise from his pallet.

The Dead and the Voice of the Son of God

John 5:19-30

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' first words to his disciples about his relationship with the Father and the power of the Trinity.

A Seven-Fold Testimony to Christ

John 5:31-47

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' additional words after the healing of the impotent man. Dr. Johnson outlines seven evidences of Jesus' messiahship.

The Feeding of the 15,000

John 6:1-14

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Jesus' first recorded miraculous feeding.

The Walking on the Water

John 6:15-21

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the instance of Jesus walking on the stormy water of Galiliee to his disciples.

Working the Works of God

John 6:22-33

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on the conversation between Jesus and the people after they followed him around the Sea of Galiliee.

The Bread of Life

John 6:34-40

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' promise of living, eternal food.

Human Inability and Divine Ability

John 6:41-51

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Christ's words about the work of the Father in drawing people to salvation.

To Whom Shall We Go?

John 6:52-71

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the disciples' response to early difficulties Christ experienced in his Galilean ministry.

Before the Feast of the Tabernacle

John 7:1-13

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses Jesus' rebuke of his disciples' desire that the Lord reveal himself before the time of God's plan.

Our Lord’s Defense of Himself

John 7:14-24

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Jesus' first exchange in John's Gospel with the Jewish leaders in opposition to him.

From Nazareth, Yet From the Father

John 7:25-31

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson provides commentary on the growing opposition to Jesus' ministry by the Hebrew elders.

Rivers of Living Waters

John 7:32-52

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the conundrum in which the Jewish elders found themselves as Jesus began to reveal himself as the Messiah.

The Woman Taken in Adultery, or Misery and Mercy

John 7:53

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the attempt by the Jewish leaders to trap Jesus using the Old Testament Law of Moses.

The Light of the World

John 8:12; various

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' role as light using the Old Testament symbol of the pillar which guided the Israelites.

The Authority of Jesus Christ

John 8:13-20

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on how Christ attested to his own divine authority.

The True Messiah

John 8:21-29

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' words about his divine origin and their significance in saving faith.

Free Indeed

John 8:30-38

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' words about freedom from sin.

The Fatherhood of Satan and the Brotherhood of Man

John 8:37-47

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Jesus' exchange with the Jewish leaders over the covenant between Yahweh and Abraham.

The Day of the Ancient of Days

John 8:48-59

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the continuing exchanges between Christ Jesus and the Jews during the Feast of Tabernacles.

The Healing of the Blind Man

John 9:1-7

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' healing of the man born blind.

The Progress of a Man’s Faith

John 9:8-41

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses the instructions given by Jesus to the blind man as part of the Lord's miracle of healing. Dr. Johnson explains how the instructions convey how faith grows in the believer.

The Shepherd of the Sheep

10:1-6

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on how Jesus used his miracle of healing the blind man to convey to the Jews his role of shepherd over the lives of those called to follow him.

Christ the Door

John 10:7-10

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Christ's self-analogy as the door to salvation.

The Good Shepherd

John 10:11-15

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Christians' relationship to Jesus as sheep to a shepherd.

Christ’s Other Sheep

John 10:16

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the relationship of the Nation Israel to Christ Jesus.

The Father’s Love for the Redeeming God-Man

John 10:17-18

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Christ's description of his own work of atonement.

Shall Never Perish

John 10:19-31

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the "Doctrine of Eternal Life," or Jesus' words about eternal security.

The Charge of Blasphemy Refuted

John 10:32-42

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Jesus' claim of divinity and the initial conflict with the Jewish leaders over it.

The Resurrection and the Life

John 11:1-27

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson makes observations about Jesus' greater purpose from his exchange with Martha over the death of her brother, Lazarus.

Lazarus Loved and Raised

John 11:28-45

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the raising of Lazarus from the dead.

The Prophecy of Caiaphas

John 11:46-57

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the fearful words of Caiaphas the Jewish leader in hte light of God's true plan of salvation.

The Supper at Bethany

John 11:55

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the anointing of Jesus' feet by Mary.

The Triumphal Entry

John 12:12-19

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Jesus' triumphal entry and his true mission as the Messianic king.

The Coming of the Greeks: A Dispensational Signal

John 12:20-26

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' exchange with some Gentiles during week before his crucifixion.

Christ Drawing All Men

John 12:27-36

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives in depth exposition on the nature of Christ Jesus' salvation of both Jews and Gentiles. Dr. Johnson comments on how Jesus' response to the Greeks signifies the greater purpose of his mission.

The Mystery of Unbelief

John 12:37-50

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Jesus' words about those who will not confess their belief in him as their Messiah and Savior.

The New Commandment in Symbol

John 13:1-17

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Jesus washing his disciples' feet.

Judas’ Last Chance

John 13:18-30

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Jesus' final words to Judas during the Passover meal. Dr. Johnson expounds Christ's exchange with his betrayer as a measure of his grace.

The Eleventh Commandment

John 13:31-35

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Christ's command to his disciples that they love one another.

Three Puzzled Persons

John 13:36

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the reactions of Peter, Thomas and Philip during the Upper Room Discourse.

The Promise of the Paraclete

John 14:12-21

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives commentary on Jesus' great promises to his disciples after he is gone, including the coming of the Holy Spirit.

Our Heart, God’s Home

John 14:22-24

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses Jesus' words concerning God's new presence in the lives of those who follow him.

Peace!

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his exposition of the Upper Room Discourse with additional commentary on Jesus' promise of the Holy Spirit.

Rejoice Ye Pure in Heart

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his exposition of the Upper Room Discourse with a discussion of Jesus' metaphor of himself as the True Vine.

The Believer in the World – John

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' words in the Upper Room Discourse concerning how followers of him will be treated by the world.

The Spirit and the World

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' words about how the Holy Spirit will work ahead of the disciples in convicting the world.

The Spirit and the Believer – John

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' teachings and encouragement to his disciples about how the Holy Spirit will empower them after he has returned to the Father.

The Outcome of the Resurrection

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Jesus' words to his disciples concerning his departure from them.

Trials and Triumphs Through the Triumphant Christ

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on Jesus' final words to his disciples in the Upper Room.

Christ Praying for the Son

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins his exposition of Jesus' High Priestly Prayer, also called the true "Lord's Prayer."

Jesus Praying for the Apostles, part I

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives the first part of an exposition of Jesus' prayer for his disciples before going into Gethsemane.

Jesus Praying for the Apostles, part II

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his exposition on Jesus' prayer for his disciples and the trials and persecutions they will face.

Jesus Praying for the Family

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson concludes his exposition of the High Priestly Prayer with comment on Jesus' love and promises for the children of the righteous Father.

Christ Before Annas

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the beginning of Jesus' trials.

Peter and Romans 7

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the prophecy of Jesus that Peter his disciple would deny him.

Pilate and the Jews

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on the relationship of Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor, and the Hebrew leaders during the trial and crucifixion of Jesus.

Pilate and Jesus Christ

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Pilate's interview of Jesus.

The Father in the Cross

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on Jesus' sentencing and crucifixion.

The Messiah Dying

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds Christ's final words on the cross before completing his suffering and surrending his spirit.

The Delivering Power of the Messiah’s Death

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on the burial of Jesus and its details recorded by the Apostle John.

John’s Testimony to the Resurrecton

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins his concluding exposition of John with commentary on the Apostle's account of the resurrection witnesses and events. Dr. Johnson discusses what happened to the body of Jesus in this message.

Mary Magdalene and the Resurrection

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on the exchange between Jesus and Mary Magdalene at the empty tomb.

Doubting Thomas: the Supreme Example of Faith

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses Thomas the Apostle's encounter with the risen Christ.

The Service of God and the Unseen Companion

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson concludes his examination of Jesus' post-resurrection appearances with exposition on what it meant for the risen Christ to meet the disciples after they had returned to Galilee and their old occupations.

The Public Restoration of Peter

John 21:15-25

Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds John's last recorded encounter between the disciples and the resurrected Jesus in Galilee. Dr. Johnson comments on the intimate relationship between Christ and Peter as the apostle is restored by his Lord.