That you may have life

The Lion and the Lamb

The Jews then responded to him, “What sign can you show us to prove your authority to do all this?” Jesus answered them, “Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days.” They replied, “It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and you are going to raise it in three days?” But the temple he had spoken of was his body.

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“The Assignment is Clear”

In this section we see what John the Baptist would later proclaim, and it is this, Jesus would increase while he himself decreased. In this chapter of John’s gospel we begin to see this come to pass with the defection of Andrew and Peter and others as they leave John to follow after the Lamb of God.