- 1 What is the meaning of John 4?
- 2 What did Jesus mean when he said remain in me?
- 3 Where in the Bible does it say everyone is equal?
- 4 Who are the chosen ones in the Bible?
- 5 What does Jacob’s well represent?
- 6 How does Jesus treat the Samaritan woman?
- 7 What does the Bible say about the vine?
- 8 What does the Bible say about justice and equality?
- 9 What the Bible says about equality?
- 10 What does the Bible say about loving everyone equally?
- 11 How many people can go to heaven?
- 12 What does it mean to be chosen or predestined by God?
- 13 What does the Bible say about God’s chosen ones?
What is the meaning of John 4?
In chapter 4, the Baptism introduces the reader to a prominent theme of Wisdom (water) throughout John. First, Jesus reveals himself to a Samaritan woman at the well, which is remarkable since Samaritan women were regarded by Jews as impure. Therefore, Jews were forbidden to drink from any vessel they had handled.
What did Jesus mean when he said remain in me?
#1 “If you remain in me…”
To remain in Jesus means we must be connected to Him as a branch is connected to its vine. We achieve this connection by using His word in the Bible to guide our thoughts and actions. We are connected to Jesus when we believe His word, His word finds a home in us and we obey it.
Where in the Bible does it say everyone is equal?
We go on to the New Testament of the Bible, and we see in Acts 17:25-28 that God made all races and nations, all of us by one blood (verse 26) for His purposes.
Who are the chosen ones in the Bible?
Chosen people, the Jewish people, as expressed in the idea that they have been chosen by God as his special people. The term implies that the Jewish people have been chosen by God to worship only him and to fulfill the mission of proclaiming his truth among all the nations of the world.
What does Jacob’s well represent?
The writings of pilgrims indicate that Jacob’s Well has been situated within different churches built at the same site over time. By the 330s CE, the site had been identified as the place where Jesus held his conversation with the Samaritan woman, and was probably being used for Christian baptisms.
How does Jesus treat the Samaritan woman?
Jesus said to her, “Go, call your husband, and come back.” The woman answered him, “I have no husband.” Jesus said to her, “You are right in saying, ‘I have no husband’; for you have had five husbands, and the man you are now living with is not your husband.
What does the Bible say about the vine?
“I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. If anyone does not remain in me, he is like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned.
What does the Bible say about justice and equality?
“Learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, and please the widow’s cause,” (Isaiah 1:17). “He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” (Micah 6:8).
What the Bible says about equality?
Equality Ephesians 5:21 – “Be subject to one another out of reverence for Christ.” faith, … There is neither Jew nor Greek, male nor female, slave nor free, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”
What does the Bible say about loving everyone equally?
22. John 15:12-13. “My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
How many people can go to heaven?
Based on their understanding of scriptures such as Revelation 14:1-4, Jehovah’s Witnesses believe that exactly 144,000 faithful Christians go to heaven to rule with Christ in the kingdom of God.
What does it mean to be chosen or predestined by God?
Unconditional election (also known as unconditional grace) is a Reformed doctrine relating to predestination that describes the actions and motives of God prior to his creation of the world, when he predestined some people to receive salvation, the elect, and the rest he left to continue in their sins and receive the
What does the Bible say about God’s chosen ones?
In the Bible
According to the Bible, Israel’s character as the chosen people is unconditional as it says in Deuteronomy 14:2, “For you are a holy people to YHWH your God, and God has chosen you to be his treasured people from all the nations that are on the face of the earth.”