Liberty University Bibl 323 John Module 4 Notes

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Module 4
Christ – The Heavenly One


Christ and His Brethren (7:1–13)
Setting (7:1–13). “After this, Jesus went around in Galilee, purposely staying away from Judea because the Jews there were waiting to take his life. But when the Jewish Feast of Tabernacles was near, Jesus’ brothers said to him, ‘You ought to leave here and go to Judea, so that your disciples may see the miracles you do. No one who wants to become a public figure acts in secret. Since you are doing these things show yourself to the world.’ For even his own brothers did not believe in him.”
Chapter 7 involves what took place some 18 months after the healing of the ____________________.
After 6 ____________________. Chapter 6 spent
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3 – adeiphoi
Catholic and Jerome – his cousins
Sons of Joseph by another marriage
A group of Jesus’ followers
Children of Joseph and Mary after Jesus. They had a least seven children. Matt. 13:55 “Isn’t this the carpenter’s son? Isn’t his mother’s name Mary, and aren’t his brothers James, Joseph, Simon, and Judas? Aren’t all his sisters with us? Where then did this man get all these things?”
What were the bothers trying to do?
They were being sarcastic
Wanting fame from a famous brother
Another of Satan’s attempts to kill Jesus prematurely
En parresiai – openly – literally in boldness
Timing (7:6–9). “Therefore Jesus told them, ‘The right time for me has not yet come; for you any time is right. The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify that what it does is evil. You go to the Feast. I am not yet going up to the Feast, because for me the right time has not yet come.’ Having said this, he stayed in Galilee.”
Time – karios – not the normal word hora – season
Possibilities in resolving the problem
Some accuse Jesus of falsehood
Anabarino – I go up – in context ascending to Jerusalem in celebration of a completed task. He could not go up that way for
His task was not completed
I am not ready to do the tabernacle work yet
The time for Jesus to celebrate the feast of Tabernacles will be
At His return
Hostilities (7:10–13). “However, after his brothers had left for the Feast, he went also, not publicly,
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