John was not the light just to bear witness,
Proclaiming the truth through humbleness;
For the light is a true light to this world,
With a plan from God for to be unfurled;
He was in the world that was made by him,
The world knew him not of indistinct bedim;
He came unto His own, was received not,
But as many accepted Him as they ought;
They were able to become sons of God,
To all that believed giving honor and laud.
John the Baptist merely a messenger first,
To all those in the Scriptures that thirst;
For the light of the world came to shine,
In making it known about Heavenly Divine,
Those who acknowledge truth to accept,
Were overjoyed by an eternal life concept;
Then others who were totally in disbelief,
Rather see Him treated just like a thief;
Little did anyone then really understand,
How much Jesus Christ was in command.
Richard Newton Sherrer
Copyright 2004 Richard Newton Sherrer
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