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The Gospel of John Commentaries & Lessons
Chapter 8: Lessons 1-6

Lesson 1: John 8:1-11
Lesson 2: John 8:12-20
Lesson 3: John 8:21-30
Lesson 4: John 8:31-38
Lesson 5: John 8:39-47
Lesson 6: John 8:48-59

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


Lesson 1: John 8:1-11

King James Version

John 8:1-11 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:1-11 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 8:1-11

New American Standard Bible

John 8:1-11 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:1-11 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 8:1-11

New International Version

John 8:1-11 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:1-11 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 8:1-11

New Revised Standard Version

John 8:1-11 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:1-11 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 8:1-11

Audio Edition John 8:1-11 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 8:1-11 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 8:1-11

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 8:1-11

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 8:1-11

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 8:1-11

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 8:1-11

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

In the law Moses commanded us to stone such women.
Now what do you say?”
They said this to test him,
so that they might have some charge to bring against him.
Jesus bent down and wrote with his finger on the ground

(John 8:5-6).

Not Condemning nor Condoning

Not Condemning nor Condoning - Large Print

Not Condemning nor Condoning - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:1-11

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:1-11 (Large Print)

Application for John 8:1-11

Application — Five Takeaways for John 8:1-11

Application — Five Takeaways for John 8:1-11 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 8:1-11

True and False Test for John 8:1-11

Word Search Puzzle for John 8:1-11

Praying Through John 8:1-11

Praying Through John 8:1-11

Praying Through John 8:1-11 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

Lesson 1 & 2: John 8:1-20 — Judging, but Not Condemning

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 2: John 8:12-20

King James Version

John 8:12-20 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:12-20 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 8:12-20

New American Standard Bible

John 8:12-20 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:12-20 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 8:12-20

New International Version

John 8:12-20 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:12-20 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 8:12-20

New Revised Standard Version

John 8:12-20 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:12-20 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 8:12-20

Audio Edition John 8:12-20 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 8:12-20 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 8:12-20

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 8:12-20

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 8:12-20

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 8:12-20

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 8:12-20

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

I told you that you would die in your sins,
for you will die in your sins unless you believe that I am he

(John 8:24).

Jesus Is I Am

Jesus Is I Am - Large Print

Jesus Is I Am - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:12-20

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:12-20 (Large Print)

Application for John 8:12-20

Application — Five Takeaways for John 8:12-20

Application — Five Takeaways for John 8:12-20 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 8:12-20

True and False Test for John 8:12-20

Word Search Puzzle for John 8:12-20

Praying Through John 8:12-20

Praying Through John 8:12-20

Praying Through John 8:12-20 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

Lesson 1 & 2: John 8:1-20 — Judging, but Not Condemning

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 3: John 8:21-30

King James Version

John 8:21-30 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:21-30 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 8:21-30

New American Standard Bible

John 8:21-30 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:21-30 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 8:21-30

New International Version

John 8:21-30 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:21-30 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 8:21-30

New Revised Standard Version

John 8:21-30 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:21-30 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 8:21-30

Audio Edition John 8:21-30 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 8:21-30 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 8:21-30

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 8:21-30

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 8:21-30

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 8:21-30

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 8:21-30

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

I told you that you would die in your sins,
for you will die in your sins unless you believe that I am he

(John 8:24).

Jesus Is I Am

Jesus Is I Am - Large Print

Jesus Is I Am - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further for John 8:21-30

Study Hints for Thinking Further for John 8:21-30 (Large Print)

Application for John 8:21-30

Application — Five Takeaways for John 8:21-30

Application — Five Takeaways for John 8:21-30 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 8:21-30

True and False Test for John 8:21-30

Word Search Puzzle for John 8:21-30

Praying Through John 8:21-30

Praying Through John 8:21-30

Praying Through John 8:21-30 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

Lesson 3: John 8:21-30 — Jesus and the Best Bible Teachers

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 4: John 8:31-38

King James Version

John 8:31-38 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:31-38 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 8:31-38

New American Standard Bible

John 8:31-38 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:31-38 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 8:31-38

New International Version

John 8:31-38 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:31-38 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 8:31-38

New Revised Standard Version

John 8:31-38 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:31-38 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 8:31-38

Audio Edition John 8:31-38 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 8:31-38 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 8:31-38

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 8:31-38

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 8:31-38

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 8:31-38

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

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for John 8:31-38

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Then Jesus said to the Jews who had believed in him,
“If you continue in my word,
you are truly my disciples;
and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free”

(John 8:31-32).

A True Disciple of Jesus

A True Disciple of Jesus - Large Print

A True Disciple of Jesus - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:31-38

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:31-38 (Large Print)

Application for John 8:31-38

Application — Five Takeaways for John 8:31-38

Application — Five Takeaways for John 8:31-38 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 8:31-38

True and False Test for John 8:31-38

Word Search Puzzle for John 8:31-38

Praying Through John 8:31-38

Praying Through John 8:31-38

Praying Through John 8:31-38 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

Lesson 4: John 8:31-38 — The Most Misused Verse in the Bible

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 5: John 8:39-47

King James Version

John 8:39-47 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:39-47 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 8:39-47

New American Standard Bible

John 8:39-47 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:39-47 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 8:39-47

New International Version

John 8:39-47 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:39-47 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 8:39-47

New Revised Standard Version

John 8:39-47 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:39-47 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 8:39-47

Audio Edition John 8:39-47 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 8:39-47 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 8:39-47

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 8:39-47

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 8:39-47

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 8:39-47

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 8:39-47

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Whoever is from God hears the words of God.
The reason you do not hear them is that you are not from God

(John 8:47).

Without The Truth, No Salvation

Without The Truth, No Salvation - Large Print

Without The Truth, No Salvation - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:39-47

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:39-47 (Large Print)

Application for John 8:39-47

Application for John 8:39-47

Application for John 8:39-47 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 8:39-47

True and False Test for John 8:39-47

Word Search Puzzle for John 8:39-47

Praying Through John 8:39-47

Praying Through John 8:39-47

Praying Through John 8:39-47 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

Lesson 5-6: John 8:39-59 — Jesus’ Answer to Racism

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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Lesson 6: John 8:48-59

King James Version

John 8:48-59 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:48-59 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

King James Version Student Study Handout for John 8:48-59

New American Standard Bible

John 8:48-59 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:48-59 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New American Standard Bible Student Study Handout for John 8:48-59

New International Version

John 8:48-59 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:48-59 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New International Version Student Study Handout for John 8:48-59

New Revised Standard Version

John 8:48-59 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

John 8:48-59 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

New Revised Standard Version Student Study Handout for John 8:48-59

Audio Edition John 8:48-59 Commentary and Lesson

Audio Edition John 8:48-59 Commentary and Lesson

Student Handouts for This or Next Week's Lesson

Verse-by-Verse KJV Handout for John 8:48-59

Verse-by-Verse NASB Handout for John 8:48-59

Verse-by-Verse NIV Handout for John 8:48-59

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Handout for John 8:48-59

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

Class Preparation Guide for John 8:48-59

Best Used to Prepare Students for Next Week's Lesson

INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

His disciples asked him,
“Rabbi, who sinned,
this man or his parents,
that he was born blind?”
(John 9:2).

Playing the Blame Game

Playing the Blame Game - Large Print

Playing the Blame Game - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:48-59

Study Hints for Thinking Further on John 8:48-59 (Large Print)

Application for John 8:48-59

Application for John 8:48-59

Application for John 8:48-59 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for John 8:48-59

True and False Test for John 8:48-59

Word Search Puzzle for John 8:48-59

Praying Through John 8:48-59

Praying Through John 8:48-59

Praying Through John 8:48-59 (Large Print)

The International Bible Study Forum

Lesson 5-6: John 8:39-59 — Jesus’ Answer to Racism

IBS Forum Discussion for Bible Teachers and Students

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