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The Gospel of John Commentaries & Lessons
Chapter 3: Lessons 1-4

Lesson 1: John 3:1-10
Lesson 2: John 3:11-21
Lesson 3: John 3:22-30
Lesson 4: John 3:31-36

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


Lesson 1: John 3:1-10

King James Version

John 3:1-10 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:1-10 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 3:1-10

New American Standard Bible

John 3:1-10 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:1-10 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 3:1-10

New International Version

John 3:1-10 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:1-10 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 3:1-10

New Revised Standard Version

John 3:1-10 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:1-10 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 3:1-10

Audio Edition John 3:1-10 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 3:1-10 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 3:1-10

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 3:1-10

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 3:1-10

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 3:1-10

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 3:1-10

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Jesus answered him,
“Very truly, I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God
without being born from above”

(John 3:3).

How to Enter the Kingdom of God

How to Enter the Kingdom of God (Large Print)

How to Enter the Kingdom of God (Bulletin Size)

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 3:1-10

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 3:1-10 (Large Print)

Application for John 3:1-10

Application — Five Takeaways for John 3:1-10

Application — Five Takeaways for John 3:1-10 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 3:1-10

True and False Test for John 3:1-10

Word Search Puzzle for John 3:1-10

Praying Through John 3:1-10

Praying Through John 3:1-10

Praying Through John 3:1-10 (Large Print)

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Lesson 2: John 3:11-21

King James Version

John 3:11-21 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:11-21 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 3:11-21

New American Standard Bible

John 3:11-21 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:11-21 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 3:11-21

New International Version

John 3:11-21 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:11-21 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 3:11-21

New Revised Standard Version

John 3:11-21 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:11-21 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 3:11-21

Audio Edition John 3:11-21 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 3:11-21 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 3:11-21

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 3:11-21

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 3:11-21

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 3:11-21

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 3:11-21

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness,
so must the Son of Man be lifted up,
that whoever believes in him may have eternal life

(John 3:14-15).

The Serpent and the Son of Man

The Serpent and the Son of Man (Large Print)

The Serpent and the Son of Man (Bulletin Size)

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son,
that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life

(John 3:16).

Ways to Know God Exists

Ways to Know God Exists - Large Print

But those who do what is true come to the light,
so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have been done in God

(John 3:21).

The Reason for the Fighting

The Reason for the Fighting - Large Print

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 3:11-21

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 3:11-21 (Large Print)

Application for John 3:11-21

Application — Five Takeaways for John 3:11-21

Application — Five Takeaways for John 3:11-21 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 3:11-21

True and False Test for John 3:11-21

Word Search Puzzle for John 3:11-21

Praying Through John 3:11-21

Praying Through John 3:11-21

Praying Through John 3:11-21 (Large Print)

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Lesson 3: John 3:22-30

King James Version

John 3:22-30 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:22-30 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 3:22-30

New American Standard Bible

John 3:22-30 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:22-30 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 3:22-30

New International Version

John 3:22-30 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:22-30 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 3:22-30

New Revised Standard Version

John 3:22-30 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:22-30 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 3:22-30

Audio Edition John 3:22-30 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 3:22-30 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 3:22-30

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 3:22-30

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 3:22-30

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 3:22-30

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 3:22-30

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

He who has the bride is the bridegroom.
The friend of the bridegroom,
who stands and hears him,
rejoices greatly at the bridegroom’s voice.
For this reason my joy has been fulfilled

(John 3:29).

Friends of the Bride and Groom

Friends of the Bride and Groom (Large Print)

Friends of the Bride and Groom (Bulletin Size)

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 3:22-30

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 3:22-30 (Large Print)

Application for John 3:22-30

Application — Five Takeaways for John 3:22-30

Application — Five Takeaways for John 3:22-30 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 3:22-30

True and False Test for John 3:22-30

Word Search Puzzle for John 3:22-30

Praying Through John 3:22-30

Praying Through John 3:22-30

Praying Through John 3:22-30 (Large Print)

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Lesson 4: John 3:31-36

King James Version

John 3:31-36 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:31-36 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 3:31-36

New American Standard Bible

John 3:31-36 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:31-36 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 3:31-36

New International Version

John 3:31-36 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:31-36 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 3:31-36

New Revised Standard Version

John 3:31-36 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 3:31-36 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 3:31-36

Audio Edition John 3:31-36 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 3:31-36 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 3:31-36

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 3:31-36

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 3:31-36

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 3:31-36

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 3:31-36

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

He whom God has sent speaks the words of God,
for he gives the Spirit without measure

(John 3:34).

Jesus Spoke the Words of God

Jesus Spoke the Words of God (Large Print)

Jesus Spoke the Words of God (Bulletin Size)

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 3:31-36

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 3:31-36 (Large Print)

Application for John 3:31-36

Application — Five Takeaways for John 3:31-36

Application — Five Takeaways for John 3:31-36 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 3:31-36

True and False Test for John 3:31-36

Word Search Puzzle for John 3:31-36

Praying Through John 3:31-36

Praying Through John 3:31-36

Praying Through John 3:31-36 (Large Print)

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