Andrew Tells His Story
I looked where John pointed. He’d told us many times about the one who would come after him. He’d pointed him out to us yesterday, and now he pointed to him again.
Sometimes John spoke in riddles. But today when he said, “This is the one I meant when I said, ‘A man who comes after me has surpassed me because he was before me,’” my heart burned. The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world; the long-awaited Messiah; the Eternal One, was passing by.
What should I do? I didn’t want to leave John, but I felt compelled to follow Jesus.
John seemed to read my thoughts. His eyes looked into mine. He jerked his beard toward Jesus, and I knew he was bidding me to go. I elbowed my buddy, and we took off.Continue Reading