In the few moments in which the dear man was standing and offering his worship he went on to expound the wonderful things the Lord Jesus did and to undoubtedly prove in no uncertain terms that Jesus was and is indeed God manifest in the flesh. However I may be forgiven to have allowed my mind to wonder a little as mused upon two little words – Show John! ....
There was a bustle in the city; a ‘healing’ man had come to visit, Jesus was His name! They had brought their sick folks to Him for they had heard that He had the ability to heal them of their infirmities. And so He did, and He tended to the needs of the lame and leper, the blind and begging, and even the dead were raised to life and restored to their loved ones.
Last but by no means least; the poor folks had the Gospel preached unto them. Of course the poor folks knew that they had a need to hear the wonderful life giving message of the Gospel. Those who were better off perhaps felt a little more self sufficient and wouldn’t feel so keenly their need of God! As you may well imagine quite a crowd had gathered, and among them were the two men with a mission sent from John.
During a momentary pause in the action they stepped forward to ask that all important question: