Navigating John’s gospel

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.

 

Simply explained…

 


CHAPTER

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.


VERSE

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.


HEADINGS

These are not part of the original text, but are added to help you find a passage more quickly.

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