APPENDIX 6: DESCRIPTIONS OF LOSTNESS IN JOHN’S GOSPEL

© Rosemary Bardsley 2009

Ref.

Description of lostness

1:5; 8:12 ; 12:46

Darkness

In the darkness

1:18 ; 5:37

Not seen God

3:3-7

Exclusion from the Kingdom

3:3-7

In need of regeneration

3:16

Perishing

3:18

Condemned already

3:20

Hates the light

Will not come to the light

3:36

God’s wrath remains on him

4:13

Spiritually thirsty; not permanently satisfied

5:29

Will be condemned

5:37

Never heard God’s voice

5:38

God’s word does not dwell in you

5:42

Do not have the love of God in your hearts

5:44

Make no effort to obtain the praise that comes from the only God

6:46

No one has seen the Father

6:50

Die

6:53

Have no life in you

8:19

Do not know Christ or his Father

8:21

Cannot go where he was going

8:21,24

Die in your sins

8:43

Unable to hear what Christ says

8:44

Father is the devil

8:47

Do not belong to God

9:41

Guilt remains

10:26

Not Christ’s sheep

12:48

Judged and condemned

14:17

Cannot receive the Holy Spirit, does not see or know the Holy Spirit

15:6

Like a branch that is thrown away and withers, is picked up and thrown into the fire and burned

15:21; 16:3

They do not know the One who sent Christ

16:8-11

Convicted of sin, righteousness and judgment by the Holy Spirit, because of their failure to believe in Christ