from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. Bible John
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- abbr. June
- abbr. Gospel of John
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A contraction of junction.
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These are seven in number, namely the Jnânaprasthânasâstra of Kâtyâyanîputra with six accessory treatises or Pâdas .
He therefore, in the succeeding notes, calls Jn the aid of Dr. Lardner, and labours, with the help of this Socinian ally, to explain the nature of that, the term to express which he does not venture to translate.
It is true that Scripture is the Word of God — that is something I wholeheartedly believe as a Catholic — but the Final Word is The Word (Logos), Jesus Christ: "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God" (Jn 1: 1).
And, it is "the truth," said Jesus, "that will free you" Jn.
Philip told this Nathanael that he had found "him of whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph" (Jn 1: 45).
Peter's profession of Christ, whom he declares to be the Holy One of God, fits into the context of the Eucharistic Discourse in which Jesus announces the Day of Reconciliation through the sacrificial offering of himself: "the bread I will give is my flesh, for the life of the world" (Jn 6: 51).
Indeed, it makes us see that according to Judaic expectations the Messiah could not come from such an obscure village as, precisely, Nazareth (see also Jn 7: 42).
And to console the Heart of our beloved Lord, who is still waiting (and weeping) to be recognized by “His own” (Jn 1: 11) – and of course, that His will may be done and He may return in glory!
At the same time he looked ahead to the community of disciples of all centuries, “those who believe in me through their word” (Jn 17: 20).
Is Jesus not himself “the Holy One of God”, as Peter acknowledged at that decisive moment in Capharnaum (cf. Jn 6: 69)?