Posts tagged "John 3:30"

The Martyrdom of John the Baptist

The Martyrdom of John the Baptist
The task set before the Baptist as he lay in prison was to become blessed by this unquestioning acceptance of God’s obscure will; to reach the point of asking no further for external, visible, unequivocal clarity, but, instead, of discovering God precisely in the darkness of this world and of his own life, and thus... Read more »

Good Grief! I'm the Polar Opposite of John the Baptist!

Good Grief!  I'm the Polar Opposite of John the Baptist!
“He must increase; I must decrease” (John 3:30) John the Baptist knew his place. ┬áHe knew his antics would cause attention to himself, but he also knew that once he had people’s attention, he had to tell them that it was Jesus that he was paving the way for. ┬áLord knows they were confused. I... Read more »