COME FOLLOW ME
John 7 - 10
Commentary by Lynne Hilton Wilson Ph.D.
FEASTS OF THE TABERNACLES & DEDICATION
JOHN’S 5TH AND 6TH DISCOURSES AND 6TH MIRACLES
John’s Gospel (John) is known as the Spiritual Gospel. Jesus’ discourses can stretch us to an eternal perspective and a spiritual view of life. In these four chapters, John includes discussions of many opposites: the triumph of light over darkness, living water and spiritual thirst, eternal freedom over slavery to sin, spiritual inheritance over earthy lineage, physical blindness, and spiritual blindness, 99 and 1, and good and bad shepherds.
Book of Mormon Insights
We find many of these same themes found in the Book of Mormon. To augment our NT study, here is a small sampling of references that consistently come from God to his “other sheep” (3 Nephi 15:21).