So with many other exhortations he preached the gospel to the people.
John *testified about Him and cried out, saying, “This was He of whom I said, ‘He who comes after me has a higher rank than I, for He existed before me.’”
The next day he *saw Jesus coming to him and *said, “Behold, the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
I myself have seen, and have testified that this is the Son of God.”
He who has the bride is the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. So this joy of mine has been made full.
And with many other words he solemnly testified and kept on exhorting them, saying, “Be saved from this perverse generation!”