The Gospel of John is interesting in that it focuses on 7 “I Am” statements. It starts with Jesus’ genealogy as the pre-existent one1. It’s hard to recognize that as a family record, but each of the gospels presents Jesus in a different way, and three of four have genealogies. Mark doesn’t because Mark presents Jesus as a servant and no one cares about the genealogy of a servant2. John focuses on Jesus’ identity as the Son of God. To accomplish this, there are 7 “I Am” statements. The first is “I Am the bread of life3.” In this segment, Jesus uses an analogy ofRead More →