How to find your way around John’s gospel quickly
At first you might find navigating through John’s gospel a bit daunting, so here are a few pointers to help you find where you want to get to more quickly.
As in any other book, John’s gospel is divided into chapters. This might be referred to as John chapter 11 for example, or more commonly as John 11.
Each chapter is divided into verses. So for example this could be written as John chapter 11 verse 9, or more commonly John 11:9. This combination of book-chapter-verse is also called a Bible reference.
WORDS OF CHRIST IN RED
In some Bibles, to help you know when Jesus is speaking, His words are in red.
These are not part of the original text, but are added to help you find a passage more quickly.