THE TRUTH ABOUT THE WORD JOHN 1:1‑18
THE DEITY OF JESUS V.1-2
THE CLARITY OF THE WORD V.1
THE COMMENCEMENT OF TIME In the beginning
HIS COVERAGE was
HIS CHARACTER the Word
HIS INDIVIDUALITY and the Word
HIS INTIMACY was with God
HIS DISTINCTION and the Word
HIS DEITY was God
THE CERTAINTY OF THE WORD V.2
A CONFIDENCE The same
CONTINUITY was in the beginning
A CONVICTION with God.
THE DESIGN OF JESUS V.3
THE CREATIVITY OF THE WORD
HIS COMPREHENSIVENESS all things
ORIGINALITY were made
HIS CAPABILITY by Him
INDEPENDENCE and without him
INVENTIVENESS was not anything
IMAGINATION that was made.
THE DELIVERANCE OF JESUS V4-5
HIS IDENTITY V.4-5
THE LORD V.4 In Him
THE LIFE was Life and the Life
THE LIGHT V.5 was the light of men
CHRIST RADIATES and the light shines in the darkness
CHRIST REFUSED and the darkness comprehended it not
THE DECLARER OF JESUS V.6‑9
HE WAS SENT V.6
A MAN There was a man
A MISSION sent from God,
HE WAS SPECIAL
HIS INDIVIDUALITY whose name was John.
HIS INTENT V.7
TO PRESENT The same came for a witness,
TO PREACH to bear witness of the Light,
TO PERSUADE that all men through him might believe
HIS IMPLICATIONS V.8 He was not that Light,
A COMMISSION but was sent
A CHARGE to bear witness of that Light.
HIS INSTRUCTION V.9
CHARACTER That was the true Light,
CALLING which lights every man
COMING that cometh into the world.
THE DECISIONS ABOUT JESUS V.10-13
THE REFUSAL V.10-11
HIS PRESENCE IS APPARENT He was in the world,
HIS POWER IS APPEALING and the world was made by him,
HIS PERSON IS AVOIDED and the world
IGNORANT knew him not
THE PRIVILEGES He came unto his own,
THE PROBLEMS and his own received him not.
THE RECEPTION V.12
A POSSIBILITY But as many as received him,
A POWER to them gave he power
A POSITION to become the sons of God,
A PERSON even to them that believe on his name
THE RESULTS V.13
A NEW BIRTH
NOT BY DESCENT Which were born, not of blood,
NOT BY DESIRE nor of the will of the flesh,
NOT BY DESIGN nor of the will of man,
NEW BY DELIVERANCE but of God.
THE DESCRIPTION OF JESUS V.14-18
HIS EMBODIMENT V.14
ETERNAL EXISTENCE And the Word
THE MYSTERY was made flesh,
THE MANIFESTATION and dwelt among us,
HE IS UNDERSTANDABLE and we beheld his glory,
HE IS UNIQUE the glory as of the only begotten
HE IS UNFATHOMABLE of the Father,
HE IS UNLIMITED
IN LOVE full of
IN LIFE grace
IN LIGHT and truth.
HIS IDENTITY V.15
HE IS AUTHENTICATED John bare witness of him,
HE IS ACCLAIMED and cried, saying,
HE IS ADMITTED This was he of whom I spoke,
HE IS ADMIRED He that cometh after me is preferred before me
HE IS ADORED for he was before me.
HIS INDWELLING V.16
A FILLING And of his fullness
A FULFILLING have all we received,
A FOUNTAIN and grace for grace.
HIS IMPROVING V.17
DEMANDING For the law
DISTANT was given by Moses,
REFRESHING but grace
REALISTIC and truth
RELATIONAL came by Jesus Christ.
HIS IMPRESSION V.18
INVISIBILITY No man hath seen God at any time;
INIMITABILITY the only begotten Son,
INTIMACY which is in the bosom of the Father,
ILLUMINATION he hath declared him.