John the Baptist was a hero of the faith. We often overlook, though, his doubt when the Messiah’s arrival turned out differently than he’d imagined. Often, Alistair Begg explains, we behave similarly: we want God’s judgment on the undeserving wicked, but think ourselves worthy of salvation. Do we realize we each have a need that God alone can meet—and that it can only be met through His grace, not our merits?
18The disciples of John reported all these things to him. And John,
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