Encountering Jesus

Hylen, Susan E.
May 2012
Presbyterians Today;May2012, p4
The article discusses the metaphors in the gospel of John which enrich the readers' understanding of Jesus is. It states that the use of metaphorical language intends to describe a particular concept, including God's word, messiah and the death of Christ. It also explains the meaning of the metaphor of Jesus as a bread of life, and emphasizes the importance of perseverance in understanding these metaphors and acting in ways that exhibit faith in God.


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