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John the Baptist Disillusioned with Jesus?

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Expectations combined with reality can equal disappointment.  John the Baptist had expectations about Jesus.  His expectations determined every day of his life.  He thought that he was right and he was!  However, John thought that his hopes and dreams would be fulfilled a particular way.  However, Jesus thought otherwise.  The difference between John's expectations and the reality of Jesus' ministry leads John to a question that all of us can ask.  The answer Jesus returns to John may be personally unfulfilling but it is the reality of God's action in a human world.