JOHN 1:6. There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. Hendriksen. Christ is the light; the Baptist is the reflector… John testifies concerning the Christ like the moon testifies concerning the sun. The Forerunner. The MAN His MISSION His MESSAGE. JOHN 1:6-8, 19-34.
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JOHN 1:6 • There was a man sent from God, whose name was John
Hendriksen Christ is the light; the Baptist is the reflector… John testifies concerning the Christ like the moon testifies concerning the sun
The Forerunner • The MAN • His MISSION • His MESSAGE
JOHN 1:6-8, 19-34 • There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to bear witness about the light, that all might believe through him. He was not the light, but came to bear witness about the light…And this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?" He confessed, and did not deny, but confessed, "I am not the Christ." And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not.”…
JOHN 1:6-8, 19-34 • "Are you the Prophet?" And he answered, "No." So they said to him, "Who are you? We need to give an answer to those who sent us. What do you say about yourself?" He said, "I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, 'Make straight the way of the Lord,' as the prophet Isaiah said." (Now they had been sent from the Pharisees.) They asked him, "Then why are you baptizing, if you are neither the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?" …
JOHN 1:6-8, 19-34 • John answered them, "I baptize with water, but among you stands one you do not know, even he who comes after me, the strap of whose sandal I am not worthy to untie." These things took place in Bethany across the Jordan, where John was baptizing. The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! This is he of whom I said, 'After me comes a man who ranks before me, because he was before me…
JOHN 1:6-8, 19-34 • I myself did not know him, but for this purpose I came baptizing with water, that he might be revealed to Israel." And John bore witness: "I saw the Spirit descend from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him. I myself did not know him, but he who sent me to baptize with water said to me, 'He on whom you see the Spirit descend and remain, this is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.' And I have seen and have borne witness that this is the Son of God."
Matthew 11:11 • Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has arisen no one greater than John the Baptist
Piper We serve a saving and sending God. He provides the foundation of our salvation in Jesus Christ, and he provides the means of our salvation in those whom he sends. Let this have an enlivening effect on you. God is at work now—today—moving his witnesses through the world, making them the means of his saving work.
Boice Whenever a Christian layman, minister, writer, teacher, or whoever it might be, gets to thinking that there is something important about him, he or she will always cease to be effective as Christ’s witness. The testimony will stop. Unfortunately, this has been true of many Christians and of many important Christian movements
Romans 1:16 • For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.
Matthew 3:1-2 • In those days John the Baptist came preaching in the wilderness of Judea, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand
1 Peter 1:18-19 • knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, but with the precious blood of Christ, like that of a lamb without blemish or spot
JOHN 6:15 • Perceiving then that they were about to come and take him by force to make him king, Jesus withdrew again to the mountain by himself.