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I Am the Way: A Spiritual Journey Through the Gospel of John

I Am the Way: A Spiritual Journey Through the Gospel of John

by Philip Wesley Comfort

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The Gospel of John follows Jesus on a journey that will take the disciples to God. Herein is the pattern for every pilgrim. In this textual and literary study, Philip Wesley Comfort traces the "journey motif" around which John organized his account of Jesus' life, death, resurrection, and final days with his disciples. When Jesus says in John 14:6, "I am the way, and the truth and the life," modern disciples can see an immediate reference to his own journey from heaven to earth, and back to heaven. But that message has important implications for us as well. Jesus did not return alone to the Father. All believers went with him. While Comfort has written an in-depth literary study, the relevance of his theme for Christian living makes I Am the Way a sound basis for reflective preaching, teaching, and devotional reading.

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ISBN-13: 9781725202993
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 12/17/2001
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 202
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Philip W. Comfort, Ph.D., Litt. et. Phil., has studied English Literature, Greek, and New Testament at the Ohio State University and the University of South Africa. He has taught these subjects at a number of colleges, including Wheaton College, Trinity Episcopal Seminary, Columbia International University, and Coastal Carolina University. He has written several books about the New Testament, in the fields of textual criticism, papyrology, and the Gospel of John.
Philip Comfort has a doctorate in literary interpretation from the University of South Africa. He has been a senior editor at Tyndale House Publishers for twenty-five years, and has taught New Testament, English, and Greek at several colleges. He has written over fifteen volumes in the areas of New Testament studies, English Bible translations, and ancient Greek manuscripts. He was the New Testament editor and a translator of the New Living Translation. He has authored two novels and four volumes of poetry. He lives in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, with his wife Georgia.

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