John 1:19-51
All of us at some point in our life will question why we're here, why was I born? What is my meaning, my purpose? My calling? This passage John 1:19-51 shows us what the calling of John the Baptist was, the calling of Jesus Christ, and the calling of some of the first disciples and it gives us a bit of an idea as to what part of our purpose and calling on this earth should be about. John 1:19-28 – John's Calling We start off with John's testimony with the priests and Levites who were sent by the suspicious Jewish leaders questioning him on who he was and why he was here John is clear and confesses straight away that he is not the Messiah, he disowns himself to be Christ who at the time was expected a lot He also shares that he is not Elijah who he came in the spirit and power of, and that he is not the Prophet to whom Moses said the Lord would raise up. He then goes on to answer their question by quoting Isaiah 40:3 almost as a command but just as much what he feels he has been called