According to John


Chapter 8

  1. On what grounds did the Pharisees reject Jesus' claims, according to 8:13?

  2. In what sense does Jesus judge no man? (8:15, note 8:12 and compare Jn. 3:16-21)

  3. What witness other than himself did Jesus appeal to in this context?

  4. Why did the Jews not know where Jesus' father was? (1:18-19)

  5. When Jesus spoke of going where the Jews could not come (8:21), what did the Jews speculate concerning his meaning?

  6. Study Jesus' words found in Jn. 8:28.

  7. What characterizes the true disciple of Jesus?

  8. In what sense will truth make one free? (8:32, cf. vs. 34)

  9. What did the Jews say in response to the implication that they weren't free?

  10. In verses 37-39, what distinction does Jesus make between the words "seed" ("offspring" - NASB) and children"?

  11. Whose children were these Jews?

  12. Why did the Jews say "Now we know that thou hast a demon"?

  13. What did Jesus imply when he said "Your father Abraham rejoiced to see my day, and he saw it and was glad"?

  14. Compare Jn. 8:58 with 8:28. What did Jesus mean by the statement, "I am," and what did the Jews understand him to mean? (compare Ex. 3:14)