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John 1:1 is Parallel to the Man Moses?

  In the two previous One God Report podcast episodes, episode #69) In the Gospel of John, the “Jews” are “Judeans” (Not all “Jews”) and episode #70) The GREEKS in John's Gospel were GREEK-SPEAKING JEWS (not Gentiles) , I gave evidence that the original audience of John’s Gospel were Diaspora, Greek-speaking Hebrews; that is, not Gentiles. If the original recipients of the Gospel of John were Greek-speaking Israelites they would have had various levels of familiarity with the Greek translation of the Old Testament Scriptures (the LXX). In this current episode I will suggest that the author of John’s Gospel drew literary and thematic parallels from the Greek Old Testament to convince his Israelite readers that Jesus was the one “of whom Moses in the Law and also the prophets wrote” (John 1:45). For audio, click here . To listen to this episode on the ONE GOD REPORT podcast, click here .   I will focus on John 1:1, giving evidence that Greek-speaking Israelites familiar with
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