Summary: This passage early in John gives us important answers to what John did, who Jesus is, and what Jesus brings us.

WHO JOHN THE BAPTIST IS: He is the witness.

- John 1:6, 7, 8, 15.

a. He was sent from God.

- v. 6.

b. He was a witness to the light.

- v. 7.

c. He was not the light.

- v. 8.

d. He declared Jesus was God Incarnate.

- v. 15.

WHO JESUS IS: He is God.

- John 1:9, 10, 11, 14, 18.

a. He is God Incarnate.

- v. 14.

b. He is the Creator.

- v. 10.

c. He is now at God’s right hand.

- v. 18.

d. He was rejected by Israel.

- v. 11.

e. He is the true light that helps each person see God.

- v. 9.

WHAT JESUS BRINGS US: The chance to know God and to become His children through grace.

- John 1:12, 13, 16, 17, 18.

a. The chance to know God.

- v. 18.

b. To become His children.

- vv. 12-13.

c. Through grace.

- vv. 16-17.

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