Hi, everyone. My name is Renee Evans and I am the Senior Leader of Bethel Church in Austin, Texas. I want to welcome you to God Today. Today I want to talk about showing up. In Matthew 3:1, we learn about John the Baptist, and it says this, “In those days, John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea. And saying, ‘Repent for the Kingdom of Heaven has come near.’”
We further follow this scripture to know that John was the one who had the honor and privilege of baptizing the Son of God. I love John the Baptist and I think we all admire John the Baptist. But, I think we can just assume that he showed up to the Jordan River one day and along came Jesus, and John stepped into the fullness of his call and baptized the Son of God.
That is not exactly the way it played out. John actually showed up day after day and month after month. I am certain in rain and shine. He showed up. It was believed that John the Baptist not only baptized 100s of people but 1,000s. He actually baptized people continuously for... Start a free trial to watch the video and read the rest of the transcript! Join GodToday
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