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John: History or Theology Beginning Questions: 1. How was scripture created? 2. What is the nature of Jesus words? ipsissima verba or ipsissima voc 3. How does the John want to be read? John as history (modern def.) or John as history (ancient def.)
John: History or Theology How did John (The Gospel) refer to itself? John 21:24 This is the disciple who testifies to these things and who wrote them down. We know that his testimony is true. oi;damen o[ti avlhqh.j auvtou/ h` marturi,a evsti,nÅ
John: History or Theology How did John refer to itself? John 14:22-31(Context of Judas Qs) 25-26 All this I have spoken while still with you. But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.
John: History or Theology How did John refer to itself? John 17:6-19 17:8 For I gave them the words (ta. r`h,mata) you gave me and they accepted them. 17:14 have given them your word (to.n lo,gon) and the world has hated them. 17:17 Sanctify them by the truth; your word (o` lo,goj) is truth.
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