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NOTES ON THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST JOHN

NOTES ON THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST JOHN

In this book is set down the history of the Son of Goddwelling among men; that,

I. Of the first days, where the apostle, premising the sum    of the whole......................................... Chap. i, 1-14   Mentions the testimony given by John, after the baptism of   Christ, and the first calling of some of the apostles.   Here is noted what fell out,   The first day................................................. 15-28   The day after................................................. 29-34   The day after................................................. 35-42   The day after................................................. 43-52   The third day.............................................. ii, 1-11   After this....................................................... 12II. Of the two years between, spent chiefly in journeys to and    from Jerusalem,  A. The first journey, to the passover.............................. 13   a. Transactions in the city,    1. Zeal for his Father's house.............................. 14-22    2. The power and wisdom of Jesus............................ 23-25    3. The instruction of Nicodemus......................... iii, 1-21   b. His abode in Judea; the rest of John's testimony........... 22-36   c. His journey through Samaria (where he confers with     the Samaritan woman) into Galilee, where he heals     the nobleman's son..................................... iv, 1-54  B. The second journey to the feast of pentecost.    Here may be observed transactions,   a. In the city, relating to the impotent man, healed at     the pool of Bethesda.................................... v, 1-47   b. In Galilee, before the second passover and after.     Here we may note,    1. His feeding the five thousand......................... vi, 1-14    2. Walking upon the sea..................................... 15-21    3. Discourse of himself, as the bread of life............... 22-59    4. Reproof of those who objected to it...................... 60-65    5. Apostasy of many, and steadiness of the apostles......... 66-71    6. His continuance in Galilee.............................. vii, 1  C. The third journey, to the feast of tabernacles................ 2-13    Here may be observed transactions,   a. In the city,    1. In the middle and end of the feast....................... 14-53                                 viii; 1    Where note,    1. The woman taken in adultery.............................. 2-12    2. Christ's preaching and vindicating his doctrine......... 13-30    3. His confuting the Jews and escape from them............. 31-59    4. His healing the man born blind........................ ix, 1-7    5. Several discourses on that occasion...................... 8-41    6. Christ the Door and the Shepherd of the sheep......... x, 1-18    7. Different opinions concerning him....................... 19-21    2. At the feast of the dedication. here occur,    1. His disputes with the Jews..................... Chap. x, 22-38    2. His escaping their fury.................................... 39   b. Beyond Jordan.............................................. 40-42III. Of the last days, which were,  A. Before the great week, where we may note,   a. The two days spent out of Judea, while Lazarus was     sick and died.......................................... xi, 1-6   b. The journey into Judea; the raising of Lazarus;     the advice of Caiaphas; Jesus's abode in Ephraim;     the order given by his adversaries........................ 7-57   c. The sixth day, before the passover; the supper at Bethany; the     ointment poured on Jesus............................. xii, 1-11  B. In the great week, wherein was the third passover, occur,   a. On the three former days, his royal entry into the city;     the desire of the Greeks; the obstinacy of the Jews;     the testimony given to Jesus from heaven................. 12-50   b. On the fourth day, the washing the feet of the disciples;     the discovery of the traitor,     and his going out by night.......................... xiii, 1-30   c. On the fifth day,   1. His discourse    1. Before the paschal supper.................................. 31                             Chap. xiv, 1-31    2. After it........................................ xv, and xvi.   2. His prayer........................................... xvii, 1-26   3. The beginning of his passion,    1. In the garden..................................... xviii, 1-11    2. In Caiaphas's house..................................... 12-27   d. On the sixth day,   1. His passion under Pilate,    1. In the palace of Pilate.................................... 28                                xix, 1-16    2. On the cross............................................ 17-30   2. His death................................................. 30-37   3. His burial................................................ 38-42  C. After the great week,   a. On the day of the resurrection.......................... xx, 1-25   b. Eight days after........................................... 26-31   c. After that    1. He appears to his disciples at the sea of Tiberias... xxi, 1-14    2. Orders Peter to feed his sheep and lambs................. 15-17    3. Foretells the manner of Peter's death, and checks      his curiosity about St John............................. 18-23    4. The conclusion........................................... 24,25