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“HE MUST INCREASE, BUT I MUST DECREASE” // John 3:22-36
I. John vs. Jesus?
- A. Jesus and His disciples baptizing in Judea (John 3:22)
- 1. Judea/Jerusalem was the starting point for the spread of the gospel, as Jesus later commissioned the apostles (Luke 24:47; Acts 1:8) 1,207 more words
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Who said to him, Rabbi, (which is to say, being interpreted, Master,) where dwellest thou? He saith to them: Come and see. They came, and saw where he abode, and they stayed with him that day: now it was about the tenth hour.
When John came preaching “good news,” it may not have sounded like the good news we think of today. In fact, in our day it seems that any call to repentance, to deny self, or to do hard things is either dismissed as unloving or labeled legalism. 1,599 more words
(To read in order, click: Answer Well)
It may seem like a long detour, but I’ll say again, “Real answers are not often very short.” We are finding our response in the lives and writings of 5 people: John the Baptist, Jesus, Peter, Paul, and the writer of Hebrews. 1,441 more words