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The Gospel of John Commentaries & Lessons
Chapter 21: Lessons 1-3

Lesson 1: John 21:1-8
Lesson 2: John 21:9-19
Lesson 3: John 21:20-25

The Letters of John Commentary & Lessons Begin July 4, 2021

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


Lesson 1: John 21:1-8

King James Version

John 21:1-8 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:1-8 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 21:1-8

New American Standard Bible

John 21:1-8 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:1-8 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 21:1-8

New International Version

John 21:1-8 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:1-8 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 21:1-8

New Revised Standard Version

John 21:1-8 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:1-8 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 21:1-8

Audio Edition John 21:1-8 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 21:1-8 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 21:1-8

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 21:1-8

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 21:1-8

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 21:1-8

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 21:1-8

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

That disciple whom Jesus loved said to Peter,
“It is the Lord!”
When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord,
he put on some clothes,
for he was naked,
and jumped into the sea
(John 21:7)

Loving Leads to Doing

Loving Leads to Doing - Large Print

Loving Leads to Doing - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 21:1-8

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 21:1-8 (Large Print)

Application for John 21:1-8

Application — Five Takeaways for John 21:1-8

Application — Five Takeaways for John 21:1-8 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 21:1-8

True and False Test for John 21:1-8

Word Search Puzzle for John 21:1-8

Praying Through John 21:1-8

Praying Through John 21:1-8

Praying Through John 21:1-8 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 2: John 21:9-19

King James Version

John 21:9-19 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:9-19 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 21:9-19

New American Standard Bible

John 21:9-19 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:9-19 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 21:9-19

New International Version

John 21:9-19 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:9-19 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 21:9-19

New Revised Standard Version

John 21:9-19 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:9-19 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 21:9-19

Audio Edition John 21:9-19 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 21:9-19 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 21:9-19

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 21:9-19

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 21:9-19

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 21:9-19

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 21:9-19

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Jesus said to them, “Come and have breakfast.”
Now none of the disciples dared to ask him,
‘Who are you?’ because they knew it was the Lord

(John 21:12).

From Fear to Faith to Love

From Fear to Faith to Love - Large Print

From Fear to Faith to Love - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 21:9-19

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 21:9-19 (Large Print)

Application for John 21:9-19

Application — Five Takeaways for John 21:9-19

Application — Five Takeaways for John 21:9-19 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 21:9-19

True and False Test for John 21:9-19

Word Search Puzzle for John 21:9-19

Praying Through John 21:9-19

Praying Through John 21:9-19

Praying Through John 21:9-19 (Large Print)

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 3: John 21:20-25

King James Version

John 21:20-25 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:20-25 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 21:20-25

New American Standard Bible

John 21:20-25 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:20-25 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 21:20-25

New International Version

John 21:20-25 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:20-25 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 21:20-25

New Revised Standard Version

John 21:20-25 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 21:20-25 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 21:20-25

Audio Edition John 21:20-25 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 21:20-25 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 21:20-25

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 21:20-25

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 21:20-25

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 21:20-25

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 21:20-25

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

This is the disciple who is testifying to these things
and has written them,
and we know that his testimony is true

(John 21:24).

The Only Reason to Become a Christian

The Only Reason to Become a Christian - Large Print

The Only Reason to Become a Christian - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further for John 21:20-25

Study Hints for Thinking Further for John 21:20-25 (Large Print)

Application for John 21:20-25

Application — Five Takeaways for John 21:20-25

Application — Five Takeaways for John 21:20-25 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 21:20-25

True and False Test for John 21:20-25

Word Search Puzzle for John 21:20-25

Praying Through John 21:20-25

Praying Through John 21:20-25

Praying Through John 21:20-25 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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The Bibles used in the International Bible Study Commentary

The King James Version of the Bible, Noted as KJV.

New International Version, Noted as NIV. Scriptures taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV®. Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.™ Used by permission of Zondervan. All rights reserved worldwide. The “NIV” and “New International Version” are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office by Biblica, Inc.™

New American Standard Bible, copyright © 1960, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1996 by The Lockman Foundation. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Noted as NASB.

New Revised Standard Version, copyright © 1989, Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Church of Christ in the United States of America. Used by permission. All rights reserved. Noted as NRSV.

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