This is the second in a series taken from William LePar's lessons on the Book of John. Mr. LePar's spiritual source, The Council, give it their whole hearted recommendation, "Some of the information that has come out and will come out will never be out again. Now do you understand when we say it will never be out again, we mean in the form that it is presented, in those particular words? The truth has always been and always will be. But it is the proper construction or the proper presentation that makes the difference, that makes for the understanding and the acceptance.
"Now, at the risk of sounding egotistical, we would recommend that (Mr. LePar's) Bible class whole-heartedly, because in that then you get what is necessary, and you get it in a very clear picture without the hindrance of man's intellect."
We feel that this presentation offers a new perspective for all who are interested in spiritual growth.
Mr. LePar opens with a meaning for each of the 7 miracles, then gives details about Wedding Feast at Cana, throwing out the money changers, the New Temple, Nicodemus, the Samaritan woman and the Courtier's faith, each with its significance then and now. For those studying the Bible this is a must read. The following are a couple of excerpts from Mr. LePar's presentation.
Chapter 2 to Chapter 12 is the first major section of the Gospel and is the revelation to the world. It is the beginning. What we will see here is the new order pitted against the old. John begins with a miracle that contrasts the law against the Gospel.
John’s word for miracles is “sign” which means a wonder with a meaning in it. John always makes a point to bring out meaning and spiritual truth. Basically the two signs discussed in this book and their general meanings are:
Water into Wine – Chapter 2 – This story demonstrates the difference that Christ makes. Do you want water or wine in your life?
Healing of Officer’s Son – Chapter 4 – Faith, the one thing that is nee