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The book of John portrays the life of Jesus Christ through the eyes of John the Disciple As I finished reading the gospel again I felt that Jesus was clearer to me unlike my feelings in reading Matthew and Mark That could possibly be because I have gained Bible knowledge of who the historical Jesus was by taking this Bible class However I believe John writes about Jesus and Christians in a way that everyday Christians practice today I see verses more familiar to me John 11 John 316 John 812 John 146 and I see the symbolism I am used to Most importantly though I see the teachings and sayings of Jesus Christ where those words are less frequent in the earlier gospels The Jesus in the Gospel of John is the one I am used to giving a point of view that is my favorite of all the gospels Part of the symbolism in this book starts in John 129 when Jesus is referred to as the Lamb of God During this time period lambs were used as sacrifices to atone the sins of Gods people Exodus Chapter 12 Numbers chapter 7 Usually the people slayed a lamb as this sacrifice and poured its blood over the alter In Chapter 1 John is foreshadowing the ending of Jesus life here on earth as He becomes the final sacrifice or lamb for our sins Chapter 10 is another example of symbolism as Jesus speaks of the shepherd and His flock Today sheep are considered furry cute animals associated with small children In Jesus time people saw sheep as symbols of wealth A shepherd often risked his life to protect the sheep under his care In verse 11 Jesus says I am the good shepherd meaning that each and every one of us are extremely valuable to God Jesus proved that when he died in the mist of our sinRomans 58 Throughout John Jesus asks
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