So many questions fill our hearts. For most, the main question is one they never ask. Who is Jesus? Under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, one of Jesus’ best friends wrote the Gospel of John to answer that question. For John and for thousands of people over the last 2000 years the answer to that question has been nothing less than the dawning of a great light. As we study the book of John we’ll see that Jesus is the light that stepped into the darkness of a broken world. He is the final word on life and death, on meaning and truth. Nothing is as important for your joy, courage, and peace than the answer to that question. The light has come and his name is Jesus.
The conclusion to Light in the Darkness: Our journey through the book of John.
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