Posted by: Anne | April 11, 2020

Good News for Everyone

“But these are written so that you may believe Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and by believing you may have life in His name.”
~ John 20:31 Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB)

Good News for Everyone

If you’ve been a Christian for very long, you’ve experienced a time when you wondered if the Christian faith is really true. Perhaps your struggle came after some huge disappointment or unanswered prayer. Things just didn’t go the way that you had hoped and prayed… Or, maybe your Christian experience just didn’t measure up to the “abundant” life that others testify to, so you wondered why the abundant life didn’t seem to be true for you. You thought, “Maybe it isn’t true at all.”

In the middle of John’s treatment of Jesus’ resurrection, he breaks in with his purpose for writing the entire Gospel (John 20:30-31): “Therefore many other signs Jesus also performed in the presence of the disciples, which are not written in this book; but these have been written so that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing you may have life in His name.”

For John, everything depends on who Jesus is.

Read more in the full article at the source:
https://bible.org/seriespage/easter-2014-good-news-everyone-john-20-and-21


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