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The Gospel of John, Chapter 8 ~ Jesus, the Light of the World

Chapter 8In today's Adult Bible Study, the Gospel of John, Chapter 8 we discover that Jesus is the Light of the World. He says " I am the light of the world; he who follows me will not walk in darkness but will have the light of life." John 8:12. In John 8:31-32 he says, If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free."

The Pharisees ask who is Jesus and where is his Father? (John 8:19). 

"Many people in our own days ask the same question. Who, then, was Jesus? Our faith exults and cries out: it is he, it is he, the Son of God made man. He is the Messiah we were expecting, he is the Savior of the world, the Master of our lives; he is the Shepherd that guides men to their pastures in time, to their destinies beyond time. He is the joy of the world; he is the image of the invisible God; he is the way, the truth and the life; he is the one who knows us even from afar. he knows our thoughts; he is the One who can forgive us, console, cure, even raise from the dead; and he is the One who will return, the judge of one and all in the fullness of his glory and eternal happiness" (Pope Paul VI, General Audience, December 11, 1974).

Come and see, learn of and experience this Jesus ~ we meet each Sunday September - May in Elford Hall at 10:00 A.M.