John 12

John 12 – Today is Day 12 of the 21 Day Gospel of John Challenge. So ready the 12th chapter in the Gospel of John. #John12 #Bgbg2

John 12

John 12 - Today is Day 12 of the 21 Day Gospel of John Challenge. So ready the 12th chapter in the Gospel of John. #John12 #bgbg2

This 12th Chapter of the Gospel of John has 50 verses with headings. Which these events are leading up to the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

1. Mary Anoints Jesus

Verses 1-11

Jesus came and had supper with Lazarus. This is where a story where most of are familiar with … Mary cleaning the feet of Jesus.

This is where Mary too very costly perfume of pure nard, and anointed the feet of Jesus and wiped His feet with her hair. John 12:3

Oh course, Judas, who will betray Jesus said, why didn’t she sell this perfume and give the money to the poor. Jesus gave a real simple rely …

“Let her alone, so that she may keep it for the day of My burial. For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me.”

John 12:7-8

Here Jesus was reminding them about His death. Jews came because of the big crowd. They wanted to see Lazarus. Because they also wanted to put to death Lazarus.

2. Jesus Enters Jerusalem

Verses 12-19

This section is when Jesus goes to Jerusalem. This day is known as Palm Sunday. This is when you see the people praising Jesus and making a roadway of Palm Leaves.

3. Greeks Seek Jesus

Verses 20-26

Jesus was letting them know the hour has come where He will be turned over.

The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified.

John 12:23

4. Jesus Foretells His Death

Verses 27-50.

In these verses, Jesus goes over where the Son of Man must be lifted up and He must die. The people were still not believing in Jesus.

Here Jesus hits the nail on the head … Just like then, many people want the approval of men rather than the approval of God. See John 12:43. Check out this blog post Don’t worry what the world thinks, worry what God thinks.

Again Jesus calls Himself the Light. This blog post has many blog post on light.

Jesus also pointed out …

I did not come to judge the world, but to save the world

John 12:47

Jesus also stated His commandments have eternal life.

Gospel of John Series:

| Introduction |
| John 1 | John 2 | John 3 | John 4 | John 5 |
| John 6 | John 7 | John 8 | John 9 | John 10 |
| John 11 | John 12 | John 13 | John 14 | John 15 |
| John 16 | John 17 | John 18 | John 19 | John 20 |
| John 21 |

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Author: Steve Patterson

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