John pointed him out to the people. He shouted to the crowds, "This is the one I was talking about when I said, 'Someone is coming who is far greater than I am, for he existed long before I did.'"
We have all benefited from the rich blessings he brought to us -- one gracious blessing after another. a17
For the law was given through Moses; God's unfailing love and faithfulness came through Jesus Christ.
No one has ever seen God. But his only Son, who is himself God, b is near to the Father's heart; he has told us about him.
Scripture quotations marked NLT are taken from the Holy Bible, New Living Translation, copyright 1996. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., Wheaton, Illinois 60189. All rights reserved. (New Living Translation - The Bible Online)