Those that would have christ with them at their marriage, must invite him by prayer, and he will come. To such fluctuations all real faith is subject in dark hours. Verse 52 and not for the nation only, but that he might also gather together into one the children of god that are scattered abroad. The gospel of john begins with a lovely little poem about jesus. Tasker was the standard for introductory commentaries for the gospel of john and kruses commentary replaces a legend with one of equal caliber. In each of these three cases, jesus responded in the same way.
The book containing this chapter is anonymous, but early christian tradition uniformly affirmed that john composed this gospel. He was from bethany, the village of mary and her sister martha. The weeping of jesus was a quiet, personal kind, not the public wailing mentioned in john 11. Study john 11 using matthew henry bible commentary complete to better. Fourfold gospel calvins commentary church pulpit commentary trapps. Matthew henry 18 october 1662 22 june 1714 was an english commentator on the bible, who published his works in 1706, sixvolume exposition of the old and new testaments 17081710 or complete commentary, provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the bible, covering the whole of the old testament, and the gospels and acts in the new testament. John 11 new international version niv the death of lazarus. James rosscup writes this work gnomon, originally issued in 1742, has considerable comment on the greek, flavoring the effort with judicious details about the spiritual life. John chapter 11 coffmans commentary of the new testament. John 11 the death of lazarus now a man named bible gateway. His intended meaning was that it was better to have jesus. When we read about jesus not washing his hands before eating we want to hide this from our children. The gospel of john, also called book of john, is an eyewitness account written by someone very close to jesus.
David guzik commentary on john 11 describes mary and martha calling for. In this chapter we have the history of that illustrious miracle which christ wrought a little before his deaththe raising of lazarus to life, which is recorded only by this evangelist. John 11 has a center of its own, with a related theological implication. John part 1 10 lessons covering john 16 with lesson six a study on being born again and lesson ten a topical study on jesus disciples. When we go through books as we do, we sort of take what comes, wonderfully so, joyfully so. John 11, new international version niv the bible app. Even the personal affection that his friends enjoyed with him did not persuade jesus to stray from his responsibility to glorify god in all that he did. Verse 55 starts a new section that serves as an introduction to marys anointing in john 12.
Jesus already knew that lazarus needed healing when the news reached him. Jesus advances toward the hour of death and glory 11. An exegetical and theological exposition of holy scripture the new american commentary borchert, gerald l. Read commentary on this popular bible verse and understand the real meaning behind gods word using john gills exposition.
John 11 now a certain man was ill, lazarus of bethany, the. This new section is marked by the catchword passover in. Christ died for our sins so that the children of god can be gathered in one. And not for that nation only, but that also he should.
All the truths of the gospel were not revealed at once, even to the apostles themselves. It records the raising of lazarus from the dead, a miracle of jesus christ and subsequent development of the plot against jesus. Commentary on the book of gospel of john by matthew henry. Even among the twelve, john was one of the three apostles along with peter and james who were the closest to jesus. The last water libation would have occurred on the seventh day. There is a controversy concerning this storywhether it was part of the gospel of john from the beginning. Lesson 1 of each part can be downloaded below as pdf. But the glimmerings of hope which she cherished from the first john 11. Jesus first refused to grant their request and then he fulfilled it after showing that he does things according to the timing and will of god, not man. The bethany family, along with the unnamed disciple whom jesus loved of the second half of the gospel, are the only individuals in john whom jesus is specifically said to love 11. The gospel of john was probably the last of the four written, and written in view of what the previous three had already said. The gospel of john was written by john, one of jesus twelve apostles. This, though not recorded by our evangelist till john 12.
There are significant events in the ministry of jesus that matthew, mark, and luke all include yet. But that also he should gather together in one, the children of god. In johns gospel there are three times when someone dear to jesus asked him to do something john 2. The gospel of john, also called book of john, is an. John 11 commentary commentary critical and explanatory on. Background these verses constitute the ending of the bread of life discourse vv.
Now a certain man was sick, lazarus of bethany, the town of mary and her sister martha. Johns gospel free bible commentary in easy english. Precept upon precept precept ministries international inductive study. The almighty power that can do it can do it in an instant. Also, edersheim, life and times, book 4, chapter 7.
John 11 has 57 verses, but the story is told in verses 154. In truth, the apostle of christ takes a wider range of view than the jewish high priest. The mystery that was in this counsel of caiaphas does not appear at first view, but the evangelist leads us into it john 11. John 11 commentary matthew henrys complete commentary. It was that mary who anointed the lord with fragrant oil and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother lazarus was sick. The discourse follows the stories of the feeding of the five thousand. Placement of marthas confession in the layout of john 11. Jesus died to gather the children of god desiring god. Includes topical study on the feasts lessons 24 and. This is one reason why johns account of the life of jesus is in many ways different from matthew, mark, and luke. That means that passages have different character as we go, depending on the pa. John 11 commentary matthew henrys complete commentary on. And not for that nation only, but that also he should gather together.
John 11 the death of lazarus now a man named bible. Taskers commentary on the gospel of john for the spectacular tyndale new testament commentary series. John 11 commentary commentary critical and explanatory. John 11 is the eleventh chapter of the gospel of john in the new testament of the christian bible. In verse 52 john says that jesus died to gather into one the children of. He assures his disciples that the sickness would not have death as its final result, however, god was permitting it for two reasons. Therefore the sisters sent to him, saying, lord, behold. It is a cogent commentary on the dangers that pious professors are subject to in the twentyfirst century. John 11 bible commentary matthew henry complete christianity. And this spake he not of himself not of his own devising and dictating, but by the spirit of god.
Most scholars agree that the story is not johannine in its origins and that it was added later. An exegetical and theological exposition of holy scripture the new american commentary. John 11 commentary matthew henry commentary on the whole. The book containing this chapter is anonymous, but early christian tradition uniformly affirmed that john composed.614 1087 1448 701 1206 483 267 633 1096 804 679 368 1312 1258 797 734 5 73 197 934 131 335 1012 941 346 500 952 1027 1370 1249 798 242 456 937