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The Gospel of John Commentaries & Lessons
Chapter 4: Lessons 1-5

Lesson 1: John 4:1-9
Lesson 2: John 4:10-19
Lesson 3: John 4:20-29
Lesson 4: John 4:30-42
Lesson 5: John 4:43-54

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


Lesson 1: John 4:1-9

King James Version

John 4:1-9 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:1-9 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 4:1-9

New American Standard Bible

John 4:1-9 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:1-9 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 4:1-9

New International Version

John 4:1-9 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:1-9 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 4:1-9

New Revised Standard Version

John 4:1-9 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:1-9 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 4:1-9

Audio Edition John 4:1-9 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 4:1-9 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 4:1-9

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 4:1-9

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 4:1-9

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 4:1-9

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 4:1-9

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

“Jacob’s well was there,
and Jesus, tired out by his journey,
was sitting by the well. It was about noon ”

(John 4:6).

The Suffering Humanity of Jesus

The Suffering Humanity of Jesus (Large Print)

The Suffering Humanity of Jesus (Bulletin Size)

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:1-9

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:1-9 (Large Print)

Application for John 4:1-9

Application — Five Takeaways for John 4:1-9

Application — Five Takeaways for John 4:1-9 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 4:1-9

True and False Test for John 4:1-9

Word Search Puzzle for John 4:1-9

Praying Through John 4:1-9

Praying Through John 4:1-9

Praying Through John 4:1-9 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

We Must Go Thru Our Samaria — John 4:4

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 2: John 4:10-19

King James Version

John 4:10-19 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:10-19 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 4:10-19

New American Standard Bible

John 4:10-19 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:10-19 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 4:10-19

New International Version

John 4:10-19 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:10-19 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 4:10-19

New Revised Standard Version

John 4:10-19 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:10-19 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 4:10-19

Audio Edition John 4:10-19 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 4:10-19 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 4:10-19

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 4:10-19

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 4:10-19

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 4:10-19

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 4:10-19

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Jesus said to her, “Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again,
but those who drink of the water that I will give them will never be thirsty.
The water that I will give will become in them a spring of water gushing up to eternal life”

(John 4:13-14).

How to Find Abundant Life

How to Find Abundant Life - Large Print

How to Find Abundant Life - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:10-19

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:10-19 (Large Print)

Application for John 4:10-19

Application — Five Takeaways for John 4:10-19

Application — Five Takeaways for John 4:10-19 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 4:10-19

True and False Test for John 4:10-19

Word Search Puzzle for John 4:10-19

Praying Through John 4:10-19

Praying Through John 4:10-19

Praying Through John 4:10-19 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

The Answer to Our Problems and Questions — John 4:10

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 3: John 4:20-29

King James Version

John 4:20-29 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:20-29 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 4:20-29

New American Standard Bible

John 4:20-29 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:20-29 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 4:20-29

New International Version

John 4:20-29 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:20-29 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 4:20-29

New Revised Standard Version

John 4:20-29 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:20-29 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 4:20-29

Audio Edition John 4:20-29 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 4:20-29 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 4:20-29

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 4:20-29

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 4:20-29

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 4:20-29

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 4:20-29

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

But the hour is coming, and is now here,
when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth,
for the Father seeks such as these to worship him

(John 4:23).

The Worshipers the Father Seeks

The Worshipers the Father Seeks - Large Print

The Worshipers the Father Seeks - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:20-29

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:20-29 (Large Print)

Application for John 4:20-29

Application — Five Takeaways for John 4:20-29

Application — Five Takeaways for John 4:20-29 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 4:20-29

True and False Test for John 4:20-29

Word Search Puzzle for John 4:20-29

Praying Through John 4:20-29

Praying Through John 4:20-29

Praying Through John 4:20-29 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 4: John 4:30-42

King James Version

John 4:30-42 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:30-42 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 4:30-42

New American Standard Bible

John 4:30-42 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:30-42 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 4:30-42

New International Version

John 4:30-42 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:30-42 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 4:30-42

New Revised Standard Version

John 4:30-42 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:30-42 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 4:30-42

Audio Edition John 4:30-42 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 4:30-42 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 4:30-42

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 4:30-42

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 4:30-42

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 4:30-42

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 4:30-42

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

They said to the woman,
“It is no longer because of what you said that we believe,
for we have heard for ourselves,
and we know that this is truly the Savior of the world”

(John 4:42).

Coming to Know Jesus

Coming to Know Jesus - Large Print

Coming to Know Jesus - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:30-42

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:30-42 (Large Print)

Application for John 4:30-42

Application — Five Takeaways for John 4:30-42

Application — Five Takeaways for John 4:30-42 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 4:30-42

True and False Test for John 4:30-42

Word Search Puzzle for John 4:30-42

Praying Through John 4:30-42

Praying Through John 4:30-42

Praying Through John 4:30-42 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 5: John 4:43-54

King James Version

John 4:43-54 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:43-54 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 4:43-54

New American Standard Bible

John 4:43-54 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:43-54 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 4:43-54

New International Version

John 4:43-54 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:43-54 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 4:43-54

New Revised Standard Version

John 4:43-54 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 4:43-54 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 4:43-54

Audio Edition John 4:43-54 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 4:43-54 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 4:43-54

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 4:43-54

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 4:43-54

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 4:43-54

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 4:43-54

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Jesus said to him, ‘Go; your son will live.’
The man believed the word that Jesus spoke to him
and started on his way”

(John 4:50).

The Power of Truth, Signs, and Wonders

The Power of Truth, Signs, and Wonders - Large Print

The Power of Truth, Signs, and Wonders - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:43-54

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 4:43-54 (Large Print)

Application for John 4:43-54

Application for John 4:43-54

Application for John 4:43-54 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 4:43-54

True and False Test for John 4:43-54

Word Search Puzzle for John 4:43-54

Praying Through John 4:43-54

Praying Through John 4:43-54

Praying Through John 4:43-54 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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