Joseph of Arimathea, a highly respected member of the Council, who was waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus.
It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not die until he had seen the Lord's Messiah.
Just then she came forward and began to thank God and to speak about Jesus to everyone who was waiting for the redemption of Jerusalem.
Now the people were filled with expectation, and all of them were wondering if John was perhaps the Messiah.
I didn't recognize him, but I came baptizing with water so that he might be revealed to Israel."
The woman told him, "I know that the Anointed One is coming, who is being called "the Messiah'. When that person comes, he will explain everything."
Your father Abraham rejoiced that he would see my day, and he saw it and was glad."
Our twelve tribes, worshiping day and night with intense devotion, hope to attain it. It is because of this hope, O King, that I am accused by the Jews.