- background information on the book of the Bible, its author, audience, occasion, and purpose
- learning experiences that promote exciting and challenging discussions
- notes for leaders that answer questions, suggest a learning process, and provide additional information
- discussion starters that help participants apply God's Word to their daily lives
About God's Word for Today: John. The Word Became Flesh central purpose is stated by John himself: "(This is) written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His name" (20:31).