REFLECTION: Colossians 1:15-20 SCRIPTURE READING FOR SERMON: John 3:28-30 Memory Verse: Matthew 5:19-20 / Benediction: Romans 15:5-6 Sermon Note: John the Baptist's life and ministry is all about pointing people to Jesus. Our purpose is to make much more of Jesus than we do ourselves. BACKGROUND: John 3:22-26 John 3:26 The Opportunity John 3:27 John knows where true comes from John 3:28 John knows his ! John 3:29 John is with this transition! John 3:30 John points to Jesus (away from himself)! Point to Jesus because… 1. JESUS IS ! John 3:31 See Hebrews 7:26; Psalm 113:2-6; Ephesians 1:20-21 2. JESUS IS ! John 3:32-34 See Psalm 86:11; 1 Timothy 2:3-4 3. JESUS IS ! John 3:35-36 See Colossians 1:15-20 REPENT, BELIEVE and FOLLOW JESUS! The Supremacy of Christ displays it! The Testimony of Christ declares it! The Authority of Christ demands it! THEN POINT TO JESUS!