Words matter! Know the meanings of the words you speak, write, preach and teach to perfectly accomplish the things the LORD God wills.
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Unskilled and untrained to the accepted standards of one's profession
A non-Mormon living amicably among active Mormons. 2. A Mormon who is not active in the church or is not adhering to the principles of Mormon belief and lifestyle.
The ladder which reached from earth to Heaven that was seen by Jacob in a dream (Gen 28:12)
A member of the Syrian Monotheistic church, which was governed by the patriarch of Antioch in the 6th century A.D.
John, the Disciple whom Jesus Loved
John 13:21-23 the disciple "whom Jesus loved” leaned upon Christ's bosom at the Passover meal. Peter and Judas Iscariot speak also during this account, precluding them from being the disciple of whom Jesus loved.
John 13-16 -Philip, Peter, Thomas, Judas Iscariot, or Judas the son of James cannot be "the beloved disciple” because they are mentioned alongside him in the three chapters. Also, John 21:12 confirms that the beloved disciple is not Peter, Thomas, or Nathanael.
John 15:26-27 - Jesus speaks to his disciples about the coming Spirit of Truth that will bear witness, and lead to them bearing witness. The actual Disciples' writings connects these witnesses to verify the apostolic authority that was granted the four Gospels by the early church.
John 19:26-27 - Jesus chooses "the disciple standing by, whom he loved” to care for his mother at His crucifixion
John 19:35 - Declares the direct witness of Christ by the author who has been there from the beginning; this precludes the "community” approach to assigning authorship.
John 21:21-23 - Peter sees the disciple that Jesus loved following them, and identified him as the same one that leaned on his breast at the Passover supper. This reference comes just before the confirmation of the writings by the disciple. Its positioning also suggests a connection between Peter's eyewitness testimonies as a major source towards John's Gospel. It does preclude Peter from the authorship of the Book of John.
John 21:24-25 confirms the author of the Book of John as a disciple that is testifying of the things of Christ.
Further, when the Synoptic Gospels are compared, authorship can be narrowed down to Matthew, Simon the Zealot, James the son of Alpheus, or John the son of Zebedee. Because Peter is linked closely with John, and took part in the Resurrection search of the tomb, it is likely that the beloved disciple is part of the inner three (Peter, James, and John) that are closest to Jesus. Since both Peter and James are named in the Book of John, it seems likely that the author is John with this circumstantial, but compelling clue.
The earliest external witness and declaration that John, son of Zebedee, wrote the Book of John comes from Irenaeus, a student of John's disciple Polycarp. It was the traditional view of the early church for Johanean authorship, as indicated by their external writings up until the 18th century. There is no piece of internal or external evidence that is inconsistent with naming John, the son of Zebedee as author of the Book of John.
John, the beloved disciple of Jesus Christ, was given a unique position as witness to his ministry from the beginning. His witness required his lifetime attention. Unlike all other disciples, John grew old, and eventually found his way to the Island of Patmos to write the Book of Revelation. He was not martyred quickly like all of the other original Disciples. Jesus chose one Disciple to witness not only his ministry but the arrival of the Holy Spirit, and the works of the early church in order for continuity of the message of Christ to be solidly founded and make it possible to introduce theological and typological connections that would be expounded on generations later. Like the one survivor of a plane accident, John was that disciple with the responsibility to witness it and write it as directed by God. The Book of John, and all of the writings of John, would be watered down, and incomprehensible if it were not written by him, the witness to all things that led to the establishment of the Christian Church.
To have and enjoy what is loved1 (See Desire, Fear, Sadness)
Saint Augustine, Bishop of Hippo, The City of God, trans., Marcus Dods, Modern Library Paperback ed. (New York: Random House, Inc., 2000), 449.
The monotheistic religion of the Jewish people, developed among the ancient Hebrews which believed in one transcendent LORD God who was revealed through Abraham, Moses, and the Hebrew prophets. Abraham was the father of Judaism, which combines the Jewish religion, culture and people, as worshipers of the One True JEHOVAH God. He was a wandering Aramean, and went down into Egypt to live as a foreigner, with only a few people. His descendants became a great nation, mighty and populous. The Egyptians treated them harshly with affliction and imposition of hard labor. They cried to the LORD God of their ancestors; the Lord heard the voices of His chosen people, and saw their affliction, their toll and their oppression. The LORD God brought them out of Egypt with a mighty hand and an outstretched arm, with a terrifying display of power, and with signs and wonders. The LORD God brought them into the Promised Land that flowed with milk and honey, which a part later became the nation of Israel. (Deu 26:5-9)
Three Paradigms 
(The Ancient Faith of Israel consisted of non-Jerusalem Temple Jewish Movement, Samaritan Israelites, Hellenistic Judaism, Jewish Jesus Movement, Sadducees/Herodians, Historic Christianity, Pharisaic movement, Essene Judaism, Militant Judaism, People of the Land, Qumranic Judaism, and Unknown types). The two major surviving siblings that retained and increased their religious/cultural force from the Ancient Faith of Israel were Judaism (Proto-Rabbinical) and Christianity (Non-Jewish). Though Samaritans and Christian Jews also survived, they eventually lost their influence as specific groups in comparison with Judaism and Christianity.
1Traditional Paradigms Reconsidered in an ETeacher Biblical course by Dr. Eli Lizorkin-Eyzenberg, 2014,at https://student.eteachergroup.com/course-details/C53106
The LORD God's gracious and full acquittal based upon principles of His righteousness of all sinners who repent and believe in Christ. Justification brings the believer unto a relationship of peace and favor with God.
Justification - Past (Phase 1) I Have Been Saved from the penalty of sin (FREE) (Christian)
Sanctification - Present (Phase 2) I Am Being Saved from the power of sin (Costly) (Disciple)
Glorification - Future (Phase 3) I Will Be Saved from the presence of sin (Face-to-Face) (Glorified Bodies)