He said, “I am a voice of one crying out in the wilderness: Make straight the way of the Lord—just as Isaiah the prophet said.”
Now they had been sent from the Pharisees. So they asked him, “Why then do you baptize if you aren’t the Messiah, or Elijah, or the Prophet?”
“I baptize withwater,” John answered them. “Someone stands among you, but you don’t know Him. He is the One coming after me,whose sandal strap I’m not worthy to untie.” John 1:23-27
It's never been about the messenger. It has always been about the message.
The Message is a word in flesh
The Message is grace and truth.
The Message is the hope of eternity and the joy of ransomed sinners.
Lord, teach me to step to the wings so that your glory has room to breathe. I don't want to take the air out of the room!