Friday, August 14, 2015
Bible Questions Answered:
“I heard Jesus in Johns gospel was the gospel of his rejection...what are they saying here?”
Chris/ Sydney, New South Wales Australia
The gospel of John has been called “the gospel of rejection,” because of the many times The Lord Jesus was rejected.
John 1:11 KJV (The Jews of Israel.)
He came unto his own, and His own received Him not.
John 3:10,11,32 KJV (Jesus spoke to the Jew, Nicodemus, a teacher of the law.)
10 Jesus answered and said unto him, Art thou a master of Israel, and knowest not these things?
11 Verily, verily, I say unto thee, We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.
32 And what He hath seen and heard, that He testifieth; and no man receiveth His testimony.
John 5:43 KJV (To the Jews.)
I am come in My Father's name, and ye receive Me not: if another shall come in his own name, him ye will receive.
John 12:37 KJV (Much more signs, and miracles than just the six listed in this book.)
But though He had done so many miracles before them, yet they believed not on Him:
Jesus The Son Of God, rejected of men:
Isaiah 53:3 KJV
He is despised and rejected of men; A Man Of Sorrows, And Acquainted With Grief: and we hid as it were our faces from Him; He was despised, and we esteemed Him not.
Matthew 8:34 NLT
Then the entire town came out to meet Jesus, but they begged Him to go away and leave them alone.
Mark 6:3 KJV
Is not this The Carpenter, The Son Of Mary, The Brother of James, and Joses, and of Juda, and Simon? and are not His sisters here with us? And they were offended at Him.
Luke 4:28-30 KJV
28 And all they in the synagogue, when they heard these things, were filled with wrath,
29 And rose up, and thrust Him out of the city, and led Him unto the brow of the hill whereon their city was built, that they might cast Him down headlong.
30 But He passing through the midst of them went His way,
Luke 23:13-18 NLT
13 Then Pilate called together the leading priests and other religious leaders, along with the people, 14 and he announced his verdict. “You brought this Man to me, accusing Him of leading a revolt. I have examined Him thoroughly on this point in your presence and find Him innocent.
15 Herod came to the same conclusion and sent Him back to us. Nothing this Man has done calls for the death penalty.
16 So I will have Him flogged, and then I will release Him.”
18 Then a mighty roar rose from the crowd, and with one voice they shouted, “Kill Him, and release Barabbas to us!”
Why do men reject The Savior?
I Corinthians 2:14 KJV
But the natural man receiveth not the things of The Spirit Of God: for they are foolishness unto him: neither can he know them, because they are spiritually discerned.
John 8:24 KJV
I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye believe not that I am He (Jesus, The Son Of God), ye shall die in your sins.
John 14:6 KJV
Jesus saith unto him, I am The Way, The Truth, and The Life: no man cometh unto The Father, but by Me.
Dear friend, do not reject your only Savior?
Acts 4:12 KJV
Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.
John 3:16-18 KJV
16 For God so loved the world, that He gave His Only Begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
17 For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through Him might be saved.
18 He that believeth on Him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of The Only Begotten Son Of God.
Acts 2:21 KJV
And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of The Lord shall be saved.