J O H N.
In this chapter we have, I. Christ's evading the
snare which the Jews laid for him, in bringing to him a woman taken
in adultery, ver. 1-11.
II. Divers discourses or conferences of his with the Jews that
cavilled at him, and sought occasion against him, and made every
thing he said a matter of controversy. 1. Concerning his being the
light of the world, ver.
12-20. 2. Concerning the ruin of the unbelieving Jews,
ver. 21-30. 3.
Concerning liberty and bondage, ver. 31-37. 4. Concerning his Father and
their father, ver.
38-47. 5. Here is his discourse in answer to their
blasphemous reproaches, ver.
48-50. 6. Concerning the immortality of believers,
ver. 51-59. And in all
this he endured the contradiction of sinners against himself.