John 1 – Introducing Jesus (part two)

Yesterday, we thought about how the prologue to John’s Gospel (1:1-18) functioned like an ancient letter of introduction. We concluded by reading the prologue, trying to identify the three key features of a letter of introduction:

  1. The name, character, and the writer’s close relationship with┬áthe one being introduced.
  2. The impending arrival of the one being introduced, and the addressee should “receive” them.
  3. The benefits of friendship with the one being introduced, and that the addressee would also benefit from their friendship.

How did you go? Here’s what I had:

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