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

Lesson 1: John 5:1-9
Lesson 2: John 5:10-18
Lesson 3: John 5:19-29
Lesson 4: John 5:30-38
Lesson 5: John 5:39-47

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


Lesson 1: John 5:1-9

King James Version

John 5:1-9 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:1-9 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 5:1-9

New American Standard Bible

John 5:1-9 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:1-9 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 5:1-9

New International Version

John 5:1-9 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:1-9 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 5:1-9

New Revised Standard Version

John 5:1-9 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:1-9 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 5:1-9

Audio Edition John 5:1-9 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 5:1-9 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 5:1-9

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 5:1-9

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 5:1-9

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 5:1-9

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 5:1-9

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

The sick man answered him,
“Sir, I have no one to put me into the pool when the water is stirred up;
and while I am making my way, someone else steps down ahead of me”

(John 5:7).

Thirty-eight Years Later

Thirty-eight Years Later (Large Print)

Thirty-eight Years Later (Bulletin Size)

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 5:1-9

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 5:1-9 (Large Print)

Application for John 5:1-9

Application — Five Takeaways for John 5:1-9

Application — Five Takeaways for John 5:1-9 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 5:1-9

True and False Test for John 5:1-9

Word Search Puzzle for John 5:1-9

Praying Through John 5:1-9

Praying Through John 5:1-9

Praying Through John 5:1-9 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

The Physical and Spiritual Healings of Jesus — John 5:1-9

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 2: John 5:10-18

King James Version

John 5:10-18 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:10-18 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 5:10-18

New American Standard Bible

John 5:10-18 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:10-18 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 5:10-18

New International Version

John 5:10-18 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:10-18 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 5:10-18

New Revised Standard Version

John 5:10-18 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:10-18 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 5:10-18

Audio Edition John 5:10-18 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 5:10-18 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 5:10-18

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 5:10-18

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 5:10-18

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 5:10-18

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 5:10-18

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Later Jesus found him in the temple and said to him,
“See, you have been made well! Do not sin any more,
so that nothing worse happens to you”

(John 5:4).

Continuing to Sin & Refusing to Believe

Continuing to Sin & Refusing to Believe - Large Print

Continuing to Sin & Refusing to Believe - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 5:10-18

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 5:10-18 (Large Print)

Application for John 5:10-18

Application — Five Takeaways for John 5:10-18

Application — Five Takeaways for John 5:10-18 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 5:10-18

True and False Test for John 5:10-18

Word Search Puzzle for John 5:10-18

Praying Through John 5:10-18

Praying Through John 5:10-18

Praying Through John 5:10-18 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

Avoid an Anti-God Mindset — John 5:10-18

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 3: John 5:19-29

King James Version

John 5:19-29 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:19-29 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 5:19-29

New American Standard Bible

John 5:19-29 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:19-29 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 5:19-29

New International Version

John 5:19-29 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:19-29 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 5:19-29

New Revised Standard Version

John 5:19-29 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:19-29 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 5:19-29

Audio Edition John 5:19-29 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 5:19-29 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 5:19-29

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 5:19-29

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 5:19-29

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 5:19-29

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 5:19-29

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Jesus said to them, “Very truly, I tell you,
the Son can do nothing on his own,
but only what he sees the Father doing;
for whatever the Father does, the Son does likewise”

(John 5:19).

The Astonishing Claims of Jesus

The Astonishing Claims of Jesus- Large Print

The Astonishing Claims of Jesus - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further for John 5:19-29

Study Hints for Thinking Further for John 5:19-29 (Large Print)

Application for John 5:19-29

Application — Five Takeaways for John 5:19-29

Application — Five Takeaways for John 5:19-29 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 5:19-29

True and False Test for John 5:19-29

Word Search Puzzle for John 5:19-29

Praying Through John 5:19-29

Praying Through John 5:19-29

Praying Through John 5:19-29 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

Honoring the Father and the Son — John 5:19-29

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 4: John 5:30-38

King James Version

John 5:30-38 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:30-38 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 5:30-38

New American Standard Bible

John 5:30-38 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:30-38 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 5:30-38

New International Version

John 5:30-38 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:30-38 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 5:30-38

New Revised Standard Version

John 5:30-38 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:30-38 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 5:30-38

Audio Edition John 5:30-38 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 5:30-38 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 5:30-38

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 5:30-38

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 5:30-38

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 5:30-38

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 5:30-38

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

And the Father who sent me has himself testified on my behalf.
You have never heard his voice or seen his form,
and you do not have his word abiding in you,
because you do not believe him whom he has sent

(John 5:37-38).

Who Witnessed for Jesus?

Who Witnessed for Jesus? - Large Print

Who Witnessed for Jesus? - Bulletin Size

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

You do not have his word abiding in you,
because you do not believe him whom he has sent

(John 5:38).

The Word Abides in True Believers

The Word Abides in True Believers - Large Print

The Word Abides in True Believers - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 5:30-38

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 5:30-38 (Large Print)

Application for John 5:30-38

Application — Five Takeaways for John 5:30-38

Application — Five Takeaways for John 5:30-38 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 5:30-38

True and False Test for John 5:30-38

Word Search Puzzle for John 5:30-38

Praying Through John 5:30-38

Praying Through John 5:30-38

Praying Through John 5:30-38 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

God-Promotion or Self-Promotion? — John 5:30-38

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 5: John 5:39-47

King James Version

John 5:39-47 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:39-47 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 5:39-47

New American Standard Bible

John 5:39-47 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:39-47 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 5:39-47

New International Version

John 5:39-47 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:39-47 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 5:39-47

New Revised Standard Version

John 5:39-47 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 5:39-47 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 5:39-47

Audio Edition John 5:39-47 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 5:39-47 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 5:39-47

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 5:39-47

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 5:39-47

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 5:39-47

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 5:39-47

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

You search the scriptures
because you think that in them you have eternal life;
and it is they that testify on my behalf

(John 5:39).

Misinterpret Moses or Believe Jesus

Misinterpret Moses or Believe Jesus - Large Print

Misinterpret Moses or Believe Jesus - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 5:39-47

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 5:39-47 (Large Print)

Application for John 5:39-47

Application for John 5:39-47

Application for John 5:39-47 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 5:39-47

True and False Test for John 5:39-47

Word Search Puzzle for John 5:39-47

Praying Through John 5:39-47

Praying Through John 5:39-47

Praying Through John 5:39-47 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

“Christian” Pharisees — John 5:39-47

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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