The Theme of a Follower of Christ
diane amberg, May 15, 2005 at 5:30:00 AM BST
by Don Ruhl
Read the Bible in a Year This evening read John 3:22--36
The Theme of a Follower of Christ
Jesus said that John the Baptist was the greatest man ever. To give you an idea why Jesus said that about John, be sure to read the passage for this evening's reading. Think carefully on what John said in response to those who appear to be jealous for his sake because Jesus was now baptizing more disciples than John. His response is in verses 27--36. Consider the heart of his response, which is verse 30,
30 He must increase, but I must decrease (Joh. 3:30).
There it is. What more can we say than what John said? As servants of the Lord Jesus Christ, this is exactly what we want to see. When people meet us, we want them to see eventually that Someone greater than ourselves lives in us. Do people see that in you?
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