Today we begin a study in the Gospel of John, a book with 21 chapters packed full of doctrine that is essential to the Christian faith. John tends to be a favorite among pastors and teachers and is often recommended as the first Bible book for brand new believers to read. I don’t necessarily make that same recommendation all the time, but John’s gospel is extremely helpful to understanding the basic tenets of the Christian faith. We are going to dive deeply into those tenets during our study over the 6-10 months. So let’s get going.