Insights on John, volume two in the landmark Swindoll's New Testament Insights series, provides a wealth of colorful, detailed, and easy-to-understand insights into the gospel of John. Drawing on his vast experience as a communicator of God's Word, Chuck Swindoll presents his legacy to all who read and love the Bible.
“Third, the primary subject of Christ’s teaching is abiding, not bearing fruit. At no point in the discourse is the believer commanded to produce fruit. Instead, we are promised that if we abide, fruit will result.” (Page 255)
“1. Humility doesn’t discriminate; humility is expressed equally to all.” (Page 226)
“2. Humility turns the structure of authority upside down” (Page 226)
“A key to understanding what Jesus meant by ‘abiding’ is the expression ‘in Me,’ which reflects a theological concept called ‘positional truth’ or ‘identification.’ Paul the apostle often described believers as being ‘in Christ.’ ‘Identification’ describes the believer’s relationship with Christ such that God treats him or her as He would Jesus.” (Page 257)