Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Kings 18:21
Elijah came near to all the people, and said, "How long will you waver between the two sides? If Yahweh is God, follow him; but if Baal, then follow him." The people answered him not a word.
and said to him, "Are you he who comes, or should we look for another?"
As the people were in expectation, and all men reasoned in their hearts concerning John, whether perhaps he was the Christ,
This is John's testimony, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, "Who are you?"
They said therefore to him, "Who are you?" Jesus said to them, "Just what I have been saying to you from the beginning.
His parents said these things because they feared the Jews; for the Jews had already agreed that if any man would confess him as Christ, he would be put out of the synagogue.
"If you are the Christ, tell us." But he said to them, "If I tell you, you won't believe,
2 Corinthians 3:12
Having therefore such a hope, we use great boldness of speech,