Previously we saw Jesus described as the eternal Word, the very message of God. In Jesus is life and that life is the light for all people. John came as a witness to the light and we noted the shocking nature of needing someone to witness to the light. The only people who need a witness to the light are the blind, those who cannot see. The world cannot see and John was appointed by God to be a witness to the light. John was not the light, but came as a witness so that all could believe in Jesus through John’s testimony.
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