"...He came as a witness…" - John 1:7

A witness is usually called upon to verify an account of a story or to tell a particular perspective that s/he may have had within that story. Jesus came as a witness to the Author of humanity and to point the world's citizens to His Kingdom so that God's Kingdom would come on earth just as it is in heaven.

Jesus witnessed to those who listened concerning the truth, stating that He was the Way, the Truth, and the Life (John 14:6). He witnessed about the reality of heaven stating that it was dynamic and that He was preparing a place for those who would follow Him (John 14:2-3). Jesus witnessed to mankind the certainty of a hell when He told of a man who was exiled there for eternity (Luke 16:27-28). Jesus witnessed to us today the unequivocal love God has for us when He spoke of the superior blessing to those who believe without seeing (John 17).

In a court of law, the prosecutor or defense only want to utilize credible witnesses and heaven was no different by sending Jesus to tell of God's Kingdom and His way. We can trust the witness of Jesus. He is credible.

This Easter, thank God for Heaven's witness and sacrifice for us. Celebrate the love God lavished on us through His Son.