"Looking for Jesus"

2 Epiphany.A.23
John 1:29-42
The Rev. Melanie L. McCarley

Here’s a question for you Biblical trivia enthusiasts: What is the first question Jesus poses to the disciples in the gospel of John? Spoiler--it’s in today’s lesson. First, we hear John the Baptist proclaim that he has seen the Spirit of God descend upon Jesus like a dove at his baptism and goes on to announce that Jesus is the Son of God. Simon and Andrew follow Jesus. Our Savior turns to them and asks: “What are you looking for?” That’s it…the first question. “What are you looking for?”