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John was like a lamp, burning and shining, and you were willing for a while to enjoy his light.
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He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light.
John 1:7,8 This man came for a witness, to give testimony of the light, that all men might believe through him. . . .
Matthew 11:11 Amen I say to you, there hath not risen among them that are born of women a greater than John the Baptist: yet he that is the lesser in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Luke 1:15-17,76,77 For he shall be great before the Lord and shall drink no wine nor strong drink: and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb. . . .
Luke 7:28 For I say to you: Amongst those that are born of men, there is not a greater prophet than John the Baptist. But he that is the lesser in the kingdom of God is greater than he.
2 Peter 1:19 And we have the more firm prophetical word: whereunto you do well to attend, as to a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn and the day star arise in your hearts.
John 6:66 After this, many of his disciples went back and walked no more with him.
Ezekiel 33:31 And they come to thee, as if people were coming in, and my people sit before thee: and hear thy words, and do them not: for they turn them into a song of their mouth, and their heart goeth after their covetousness.
Matthew 3:5-7 Then went out to him Jerusalem and all Judea, and all the country about Jordan: . . .
Matthew 11:7-9 And when they went their way, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John: What went you out into the desert to see? a reed shaken with the wind? . . .
Matthew 13:20,21 And he that received the seed upon stony ground, is he that heareth the word, and immediately receiveth it with joy. . . .
Matthew 21:26 If we shall say, from heaven, he will say to us: Why then did you not believe him? But if we shall say, from men, we are afraid of the multitude: for all held John as a prophet.
Mark 6:20 For Herod feared John, knowing him to be a just and holy man: and kept him, and when he heard him, did many things: and he heard him willingly.
Galatians 4:15,16 Where is then your blessedness? For I bear you witness that, if it could be done, you would have plucked out your own eyes and would have given them to me. . . .
ContextTestimonies about Jesus
…34But I receive not testimony from man: but I say these things, that you may be saved. 35He was a burning and a shining light: and you were willing for a time to rejoice in his light. 36But I have a greater testimony than that of John: for the works which the Father hath given me to perfect, the works themselves which I do, give testimony of me, that the Father hath sent me.…
2 Samuel 21:17
And Abisai the son of Sarvia rescued him, and striking the Philistine killed him. Then David's men swore unto him saying: Thou shalt go no more out with us to battle, lest thou put out the lamp of Israel.
But they that are learned, shall shine as the brightness of the firmament: and they that instruct many to justice, as stars for all eternity.
And there went out to him all the country of Judea and all they of Jerusalem and were baptized by him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.
2 Peter 1:19
And we have the more firm prophetical word: whereunto you do well to attend, as to a light that shineth in a dark place, until the day dawn and the day star arise in your hearts.
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