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Living Water: 40 Reflections on Jesus’s Life and Love from the Gospel of John (ebook)

Living Water: 40 Reflections on Jesus’s Life and Love from the Gospel of John (ebook)

Discover John’s recurring themes of eternal life, love, and the need to believe.

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Do you have a spiritual thirst? Do you want to drink Living Water that only Jesus offers?

Whether you are yet to take your first sip of Living Water or have been quenching your spiritual thirst for a long time, dig deeper into the Gospel of John to move forward on your spiritual journey.

Embrace John’s—and Jesus’s—recurring themes of eternal life, love, and the need to believe. It could—it should—change everything.

Explore profound truths in Living Water, a devotional Bible study based on John’s biography of Jesus.

In Living Water, lifetime student of the Bible and founder of the ABibleADay website Peter DeHaan, PhD, celebrates the poetic rhythm of the Gospel of John. In doing so he digs into the disciple’s evocative writing to uncover profound spiritual truth and life-changing insights with eternal ramifications.

You’ll never look at John the same way.

In Living Water, you’ll discover:

  • Why John’s biography of Jesus is beloved by so many.
  • Jesus’s gift of living water—so we’ll never thirst again.
  • The power of Jesus’s longest prayer and what it means for us today.
  • Jesus as the Good Shepherd who cares for us, his sheep.
  • The role of the Holy Spirit in Jesus’s ministry—and in our lives.

Learn more about Thomas’s disappearing doubt, Peter’s redemptive restoration, and Nicodemus’s born-again confusion. Find out who Jesus’s first missionary was, how Joseph of Arimathea risked everything for Jesus, and the truth about Mary Magdalene.

Get Living Water to celebrate Jesus’s life and embrace his love.


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The Gospel of John

The Bible has four biographies of Jesus. They’re each named after their author: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. We often call these accounts Gospels because they proclaim the good news about Jesus.

Matthew, Mark, and Luke have many similar passages and accounts of the same events. Some sections match, while others are close. John differs from the other biographies of Jesus. As a result, the Gospel of John has more unique content than the other ones. Because of this, we can gain rich insights into the life and ministry of Jesus that the other three authors don’t cover.

John was a disciple of Jesus and part of his inner circle (along with Peter and John’s brother James). This makes John an eyewitness to what he recorded. His poetic writing is ideal for those who want to mull over his words. (In the same way it can frustrate readers who want information in a quick, easy-to-digest manner.)

John’s writing invites us to slow down, take our time, and consider the text. As you read John, contemplate his words with awe and cherish them for their layers of meaning.

Although Matthew, Mark, and Luke mention John often in their writing, he never refers to himself by name. (Do not confuse this John—Jesus’s disciple—with another John, John the Baptist.)

John, however, refers to himself a few times as “the one Jesus loved” or “the disciple whom Jesus loved.” We could view this as an overconfident self-assessment. But remember that John is one of the three disciples in Jesus’s inner circle, so this self-identity cannot be too far off. We might do better to understand John’s indirect references to himself as an act of humility. He doesn’t want to call attention to himself.

The book of John opens with a powerful poetic passage. His words have a mystical allure. We’ll cover this lyrical text in the next chapter.

What do you know about the Gospel of John? What do you hope to learn as you read this book?

[Discover more about John in John 21:20–24 and Galatians 2:9.]

Meet Author Peter DeHaan

Peter DeHaan, PhD, often makes religious people squirm, but spiritual seekers cheer. He’s not trying to be provocative, but he seeks truth, even if it makes some people uncomfortable. He yearns for Christians to push past the status quo and reconsider how they practice their faith in every area of their lives.

Peter earned his doctorate, awarded with high distinction, from Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary. He lives with his wife in beautiful Southwest Michigan and wrangles crossword puzzles in his spare time.

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