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The book of the Gospel of John introduces Christ, not from His birth, but from "the beginning" as "the Word" who, as Deity, is involved in every aspect of creation and who later becomes flesh in order that He might take away our sins as the spotless, sacrificial Lamb. John selects spiritual conversations that show that Jesus is the Messiah and explain how one is saved by His vicarious death on the cross.

Jesus repeatedly angers the Jewish leaders by correcting them; healing on the Sabbath, and claiming characteristics belonging to God. Jesus prepares His disciples for His coming death and for their ministry after His resurrection and ascension. He then willingly dies on the cross in our place, paying our sin debt in full so that whoever trusts in Him as his/her Savior from sin will be saved.

He then rises from the dead, convincing even the most doubting of His disciples that He is God and Master.

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