Contributed by Geoffrey Foot on Dec 13, 2017
John the Baptist pre-figured and prepared the way for the ministry of Jesus but the religious authorities of the day could not understand what John was doing in his preaching and especially in baptising Jewish people when there was no need to do so.
THE WITNESS OF JOHN (John 1:19-28)
In this 1st chapter of John’s gospel he begins his message, his good news to demonstrate that Jesus is the Mind, the Reason, the Word of God come into this world in the form of a human being.
Having set down this central thought, John now begins to tell the