This is the record of John
This is the record of John, when the Jews sent priests and
Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, Who art thou? And he
confessed and denied not, and said plainly, I am not the
And they asked him, What art thou then? Art thou Elias?
And he said, I am not. Art thou the prophet? And he
Then said they unto him, What art thou? that we may give
an answer unto them that sent us. What sayest thou of
thyself? And he said, I am the voice of him that crieth in
the wilderness, Make straight the way of the Lord.
John 1: 19-23
Grayston Ives (b.1948)