Behold, the Lamb of God!

MESSAGE - Pastor Dale Thiele

John: That You May Believe

Behold, the Lamb of God! 

  • The Identity of the Witness
  • The Mission of the Witness
  • The Message of the Witness  

Questions for Further Study or Group Discussion:

  1. Read John 1:19-34. Who are these people who come out to question John the Baptist? What do they want?
  2. What does John say about his identity? How does he demonstrate humility about his identity? In what way should we imitate John?
  3. Read Isaiah 40:1-5. How does this prophecy correspond with John’s ministry of baptism? How does John’s baptism “prepare the way of the Lord”?
  4. What does John declare about Jesus? Unpack the significance of his declaration in verse 29. Why does he call Jesus the “Lamb of God”? How does he take away sin? What do we need to do to enjoy this magnificent work? 

Memory Verse of the Week:

John 1:29 The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!” (ESV)