The object of all testimonies to Truth is the Lord Jesus Christ.
- The testimony of the Apostle John:
a. He is the Word.
b. He was there from the beginning.
c. He is God.
d. He created everything
e. He is Life.
f. He is Light.
g. He is full of Grace and Truth.
h. He is the revealer of God.
- The testimony of John the Baptist:
a. He is greater than me – ranks before me.
b. He was before me, even though He was born after me.
c. He is the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.
d. He baptises with the Holy Spirit.
- The testimony of other Disciples:
a. Andrew: He is the Christ
b. Phillip: He is the one Who Moses wrote about.
c. Nathaniel: He is Rabbi (Teacher), the Son of God and King of Israel.
- Two analogies:
a. The Word – Greek: Logos – God’s greatest self-revelation.
b. The Light – it communicates like a testimony. John the Baptist was like a torch, shining the light on Christ and saying: ‘Behold the Lamb of God.
Jesus with His very great search light shines into heaven and reveals the Father.
- A good witness points away from self, but only to Christ.
John the Baptist said: ‘I must decrease and He must increase.’
Arrogant, self-seeking witnesses are not
- The testimonies of common people:
a. Andrew followed Jesus and told his brother Phillip.
b. Phillip went and told Nathanael.
Can we speak those words?
Have you found the answer to your deepest need?
Have you found the Lamb and has He taken away your sin?
If so, you should testify to the Truth.