Here is the close of the first major unit of John’s Gospel, often called the Book of Signs. It is essentially a denouement of Jesus’ public ministry. It is purported to be ‘one of the profoundest and most demanding sections of the entire gospel’ containing ‘depths…which defy all sounding’. Split into two sections, this paper will first consider verses twenty-three to thirty-six followed by the end of verse thirty-six to verse forty-three. Both Jesus’ glorification and Israel’s unbelief are addressed respectively in this closing section.
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The full question:
Provide an exegetical paper on John 12:23-43.
These books are ordered from the most useful to the least used resource in my research. There are a few journal articles and websites at times as well. (scroll down to the end for my essay on the topic)
John – Harris, Murray J.
The Gospel According to John – Morris, Leon
The Gospel According to St John – Barrett, C. K.
The Gospel According to John – Carson, D. A.
A Textual Commentary on the Greek New Testament – Metzger, Bruce M.
Commentary on the New Testament Use of the Old Testament – Beale and Carson
John – Köstenberger, Andreas J.
The Gospel According to John: A Theological Commentary – Ridderbos, Herman N.
John: An Introduction and Commentary – Kruse, Colin G.
John – Beasley-Murray, George Raymond
The Gospel According to Saint John – Tasker, Randolph
A Study Commentary on John – Keddie, Gordon J.
Commentary on the Gospel According to John – Calvin
Greek Grammar Beyond the Basics: An Exegetical Syntax of the New Testament – Wallace, Daniel B.
The Gospel of John – Bruce F. F.
John – Michaels, J. Ramsey
The Elements of New Testament Greek – Duff and Wenham
The Message of John: Here is Your King! – Milne, Bruce