The first revelation of Jesus in John’s Prologue that I discussed (study 14) had to do with Jesus’ creational revelation of light and life. The second revelation of Jesus had to do with Jesus’ revelation of grace and truth (study 15). The third revelation of the Logos in John’s Prologue (Jn. 1.1-18), now presented in this study, is Jesus’ revelation of the Father.
Jesus’ Mission as Revelation of the Father
Jesus’ revelation of the Father is related to the first two revelations already discussed from the Prologue. First, his giving of life is a work that draws Jesus’ into the divine identity of the Father:
Very truly, I tell you, anyone who hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life, and does not come under judgment, but has passed from death to life. 25 "Very truly, I tell you, the hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of …