John was the disciple whom Jesus loved. The purpose of the book of John was to cause us to believe that Jesus is The Christ and to show us how to obtain a life through His Name. His purpose is not to present a chronological narrative of the life of Jesus but to display His deity. John sought to strengthen the faith of second generation believers and to bring about faith in others, and he also sought to correct a false teaching that was spreading in the first century. He emphasized Jesus Christ as “The Son of God” fully God and fully man. The gospel of John continues to fulfill its purpose of evangelizing to the lost even to this day.