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The Gospel of John Commentaries & Lessons
Chapter 13: Lessons 1-4

Lesson 1: John 13:1-11
Lesson 2: John 13:12-20
Lesson 3: John 13:21-30
Lesson 4: John 13:31-38

Ideal for Personal Study, Home and Mid-week Bible Groups, and Sunday Schools!


Lesson 1: John 13:1-11

King James Version

John 13:1-11 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:1-11 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 13:1-11

New American Standard Bible

John 13:1-11 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:1-11 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 13:1-11

New International Version

John 13:1-11 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:1-11 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 13:1-11

New Revised Standard Version

John 13:1-11 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:1-11 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 13:1-11

Audio Edition John 13:1-11 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 13:1-11 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 13:1-11

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 13:1-11

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 13:1-11

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 13:1-11

Can Be Used At the Beginning of Class or Handed out for Next Week's Lesson

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 13:1-11

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Now before the festival of the Passover,
Jesus knew that his hour had come
to depart from this world
and go to the Father.
Having loved his own who were in the world,
he loved them to the end

(John 13:1).

Assurances for All Who Are His Own

Assurances for All Who Are His Own - Large Print

Assurances for All Who Are His Own - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 13:1-11

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 13:1-11 (Large Print)

Application for John 13:1-11

Application — Five Takeaways for John 13:1-11

Application — Five Takeaways for John 13:1-11 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 13:1-11

True and False Test for John 13:1-11

Word Search Puzzle for John 13:1-11

Praying Through John 13:1-11

Praying Through John 13:1-11

Praying Through John 13:1-11 (Large Print)

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Lesson 2: John 13:12-20

King James Version

John 13:12-20 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:12-20 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 13:12-20

New American Standard Bible

John 13:12-20 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:12-20 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 13:12-20

New International Version

John 13:12-20 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:12-20 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 13:12-20

New Revised Standard Version

John 13:12-20 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:12-20 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 13:12-20

Audio Edition John 13:12-20 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 13:12-20 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 13:12-20

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 13:12-20

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 13:12-20

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 13:12-20

Can Be Used At the Beginning of Class or Handed out for Next Week's Lesson

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 13:12-20

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

If you know these things, you are blessed if you do them
(John 13:17).

Have A Blessed Day!

Have A Blessed Day! - Large Print

Have A Blessed Day! - Bulletin Size


Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 13:12-20

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 13:12-20 (Large Print)

Application for John 13:12-20

Application — Five Takeaways for John 13:12-20

Application — Five Takeaways for John 13:12-20 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 13:12-20

True and False Test for John 13:12-20

Word Search Puzzle for John 13:12-20

Praying Through John 13:12-20

Praying Through John 13:12-20

Praying Through John 13:12-20 (Large Print)

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 3: John 13:21-30

King James Version

John 13:21-30 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:21-30 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 13:21-30

New American Standard Bible

John 13:21-30 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:21-30 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 13:21-30

New International Version

John 13:21-30 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:21-30 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 13:21-30

New Revised Standard Version

John 13:21-30 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:21-30 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 13:21-30

Audio Edition John 13:21-30 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 13:21-30 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 13:21-30

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 13:21-30

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 13:21-30

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 13:21-30

Can Be Used At the Beginning of Class or Handed out for Next Week's Lesson

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 13:21-30

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

After Judas received the piece of bread,
Satan entered into him.
Jesus said to him,
“Do quickly what you are going to do”
(John 13:27—NRSV).

Where Loving Money Can Lead

Where Loving Money Can Lead - Large Print

Where Loving Money Can Lead - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further for John 13:21-30

Study Hints for Thinking Further for John 13:21-30 (Large Print)

Application for John 13:21-30

Application — Five Takeaways for John 13:21-30

Application — Five Takeaways for John 13:21-30 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 13:21-30

True and False Test for John 13:21-30

Word Search Puzzle for John 13:21-30

Praying Through John 13:21-30

Praying Through John 13:21-30

Praying Through John 13:21-30 (Large Print)

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Lesson 4: John 13:31-38

King James Version

John 13:31-38 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:31-38 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 13:31-38

New American Standard Bible

John 13:31-38 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:31-38 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 13:31-38

New International Version

John 13:31-38 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:31-38 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 13:31-38

New Revised Standard Version

John 13:31-38 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 13:31-38 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 13:31-38

Audio Edition John 13:31-38 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 13:31-38 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 13:31-38

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 13:31-38

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 13:31-38

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 13:31-38

Can Be Used At the Beginning of Class or Handed out for Next Week's Lesson

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 13:31-38

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

I give you a new commandment,
that you love one another.
Just as I have loved you,
you also should love one another

(John 13:34).

The Epitome of True Love

The Epitome of True Love - Large Print

The Epitome of True Love - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 13:31-38

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 13:31-38 (Large Print)

Application for John 13:31-38

Application — Five Takeaways for John 13:31-38

Application — Five Takeaways for John 13:31-38 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 13:31-38

True and False Test for John 13:31-38

Word Search Puzzle for John 13:31-38

Praying Through John 13:31-38

Praying Through John 13:31-38

Praying Through John 13:31-38 (Large Print)

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