“John testifies concerning him. He cries out, saying, “This was he of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me.’” (John 1:15, NIV)
What an honor it must have been for John the Baptist to announce the coming of Jesus. Just think about it, John, who is Jesus’ cousin has the opportunity to proclaim the arrival of the Lord and his ministry of redemption!
Could there be any better message, any better job, any better responsibility or activity under the sun? John the Baptist may have had the first opportunity to proclaim the arrival of Jesus’ ministry but you and I have the opportunity to continue the legacy as messengers that Jesus Christ has come with good news. Two thousand years ago John cried out that Jesus was here, and we would be wise to do the same today! Cry out for our community, cry out for America, cry out for our world, cry out that Jesus has come!
Crying out for Jesus,