The four Gospels of the New Testament—Matthew, Mark, Luke and John—tell the beautiful story of Jesus’ life on earth. If you read the fourth Gospel first, the Gospel of John, you will find that it is one of the easiest to understand, contains the most words of Jesus, and outlines His loving plan for your life. Following are some of the key passages and verses from the Book of John which deserve special attention as you read and study:
Key verse: John 1:12: But as many as received Him, to them He gave the right to become children of God, to those who believe in His name.
Key verse: John 3:16: For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
Key verse: John 4:24: God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.”
Key verse: John 6:35: And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.
Key verses: John 10:27–28: My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.28 And I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; neither shall anyone snatch them out of My hand.
Key verse: John 11:25: Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.
John 15 (all)
Key verses: John 15:4–5: Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me. 5 “I am the vine, you are the branches. He who abides in Me, and I in him, bears much fruit; for without Me you can do nothing.
John 17 (all)
Key verse: John 17:23: I in them, and You in Me; that they may be made perfect in one, and that the world may know that You have sent Me, and have loved them as You have loved Me.