Jesus on the Sabbath: Life-Giver and Judge
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. 5-10 Growing hostility
w Sabbath (ch. 5)
w Passover (ch. 6)
w Tabernacles (ch. 7-8)
w Hanukkah (ch. 9-10)
Ch. 11-12 Final rejection
Ch. 13-20 Jesus Before the Disciples("Book of Passion/Glory")
Ch. 21 Appendix: Appearance in Galilee
a. Pool by the Sheep Gate at Bethesda/Bethzatha/Bethsaida (v. 2).
b. Gathering place for sick hoping for a cure (v. 3).