John 4 Images of New Salvation: “Living Water" and "New Life" Broad Outline of Fourth Gospel Ch. 1 Introduction: Prologue and Witness of John Ch. 2-12 Jesus Before the World ("Book of Signs")
Images of New Salvation:
“Living Water" and "New Life"
Ch. 1 Introduction: Prologue and Witness of John
Ch. 2-12 Jesus Before the World ("Book of Signs")
Theme: Through signs and discourses, Jesus reveals himself as the Son of God, sent to save the world, but is rejected by the world.
Ch. 2-4 Images of New Salvation
Ch. 2 "New Joy" and "New Worship"
Ch. 3 "New Birth" and "New Master"
Ch. 4 "Living Water" and "New Life"
Ch. 5-10 Growing hostility
Ch. 11-12 Final rejection
Ch. 13-20 Jesus Before the Disciples("Book of Passion/Glory")
Ch. 21 Appendix: Appearance in Galilee
3. Samaritan woman and true worship (v. 16-26)
Ps. 36:7-9 How precious is your steadfast love, O God! All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings. They feast on the abundance of your house, and you give them drink from the river of your delights. For with you is the fountain of life; in your light we see light.
Prov. 13:14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, so that one may avoid the snares of death.
Joel 3:18 In that day the mountains shall drip sweet wine, the hills shall flow with milk, and all the stream beds of Judah shall flow with water; a fountain shall come forth from the house of the LORD and water the Wadi Shittim.
Ezek. 47:1-12 (Depicts life-giving stream flowing from beneath restored temple.)
Rev. 21:6 Then he said to me, "It is done! I am the Alpha and the Omega, the beginning and the end. To the thirsty I will give water as a gift from the spring of the water of life.
Rev. 22:1-2 Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river is the tree of life …; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.