|John’s Gospel begins with the symbolic naming of Jesus as the Word and tells how Jesus’s baptism is a witness of his divine mission.
“The Gospel of John,” Eric D. Huntsman, New Testament History, Culture, and Society, BYU Religious Studies Center
The Gospel of John is the testimony of the beloved disciple. Chapter 1 begins with the Logos Hymn and tells of the first witnesses and disciples.
“John 1: Come Follow Me Commentary,” Lynne Wilson, Come, Follow Me Commentary: The New Testament, Book of Mormon Central
This is a verse-by-verse study of John 1, focusing on the symbols of life, light, baptism, and fulfillment of prophecy.
“God Incarnate: The Word Made Flesh,” Jennifer C. Lane and Keith H. Lane, Thou Art the Christ, the Son of the Living God, BYU Religious Studies Center
John is a witness of Jesus as God via the identification of Christ as the Creator.
“John 1 and Matthew 3 with Mark Maddix,” video by Robert L. Millet, John A. Widtsoe Foundation
Robert Millet interviews Mark Maddix, Dean of Theology and Christian Ministries at Point Loma University. They discuss passages of John 1 and Matthew 3 that will help listeners gain a deeper appreciation of these texts.