Jesus: A Portrait

Chapter 12: Jesus The Abiding Presence

J.D.G. Dunn, Hurtado and N.T. Wright (p201).

Chapter based on John; Jesus The Questioner (p202).

Questions: Isaiah 6.8; Jesus' first words in John (John 1:38) are a question (p202). Seven Questions, John 6:67; 11:26; 13:12; 14:9; 20:15; 21:15-17 (p203-10).

Encounters with Jesus (p210)

John concerned with Jesus' encounter with individuals (p210). Andrew (John 1:35-42 (p211). Nicodemus (John 3:1-21) (p212). The Samaritan woman (John 4:4-42) (p213). The officer (John 4:46-53) (p214). The lame man (John 5:1-18) (p215). The woman caught in adultery (John 7:53; 8:1-11) (p216). The man born blind (John 9:1-41) (p217). Lazarus (John 11:1-44) (218). The Beloved Disciple (John 20:2-10; ) "mysteriously led by love to encounter Jesus risen from the dead" (p220). Mary Magdalene (John 20:11-18) (p220). "In every case what Jesus does goes far beyond the expectations of those who encounter him" (p222).

The Dynamism of Faith (p222)

Conclusion (p223)

The human and divine, contrasted and explained in John (p223).