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The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I   By: (1834-1909)

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THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE.

EDITED BY THE REV. W. ROBERTSON NICOLL, M.A., LL.D.

Editor of "The Expositor."

THE GOSPEL OF ST. JOHN.

BY MARCUS DODS, D.D.

NEW YORK: A. C. ARMSTRONG AND SON, 51 EAST TENTH STREET (NEAR BROADWAY).

1891.

THE GOSPEL OF ST. JOHN.

BY MARCUS DODS, D.D.,

PROFESSOR OF EXEGETICAL THEOLOGY, NEW COLLEGE, EDINBURGH.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

VOL. I.

NEW YORK: A. C. ARMSTRONG AND SON, 51 EAST TENTH STREET (NEAR BROADWAY).

1891.

CONTENTS.

PAGE

INTRODUCTORY NOTE ix

CHAPTER I. THE INCARNATION 3

CHAPTER II. RECEPTION CHRIST MET WITH 21

CHAPTER III. THE BAPTIST'S TESTIMONY 35

CHAPTER IV. THE FIRST DISCIPLES 55

CHAPTER V. THE FIRST SIGN THE MARRIAGE IN CANA 69

CHAPTER VI. THE CLEANSING OF THE TEMPLE 87

CHAPTER VII. NICODEMUS 101

CHAPTER VIII. THE BRAZEN SERPENT 119

CHAPTER IX. THE WOMAN OF SAMARIA 131

CHAPTER X. JESUS DECLARES HIMSELF 147

CHAPTER XI. THE SECOND SIGN IN GALILEE 161

CHAPTER XII. SABBATH CURE AT BETHESDA 177

CHAPTER XIII. JESUS LIFE GIVER AND JUDGE 193

CHAPTER XIV. JESUS THE BREAD OF LIFE 209

CHAPTER XV. THE CRISIS IN GALILEE 225

CHAPTER XVI. JESUS DISCUSSED IN JERUSALEM 243

CHAPTER XVII. THE WOMAN TAKEN IN ADULTERY 259

CHAPTER XVIII. CHRIST THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD 273

CHAPTER XIX. JESUS REJECTED IN JERUSALEM 289

CHAPTER XX. SIGHT GIVEN TO THE BLIND 305

CHAPTER XXI. JESUS THE GOOD SHEPHERD 321

CHAPTER XXII. JESUS, SON OF GOD 337

CHAPTER XXIII. JESUS THE RESURRECTION AND LIFE 355

CHAPTER XXIV. JESUS THE SCAPEGOAT 371

NOTE ON CHAP. VI., VERS. 37, 44, 45 387

INTRODUCTORY NOTE.

In order to read the Gospel of St. John with some intelligence, it is necessary to understand its purpose and its plan. For in the whole range of literature there is no composition which is a more perfect work of art, or which more rigidly excludes whatever does not subserve its main end. From the first word to the last there is no paragraph, sentence, or expression which is out of its place, or with which we could dispense. Part hangs together with part in perfect balance. The sequence may at times be obscure, but sequence there always is. The relevancy of this or that remark may not at first sight be apparent, but irrelevancy is impossible to this writer.

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