In the same vein, there are a lot of people who think they are the Messiah. Two are in power: one in the White House, the other in Malacanang. Many of them are pastors and priests. These are those who are legends in their own minds. Those who believe that they are God's gift to the nations, institutions, and organizations they serve. Those who think they are indispensable, irreplaceable, and think that without them, all hell will break loose. I am pretty sure we all know people who have major messianic complexes.
Our true calling is to bear witness to God's messiah and his liberating work. Just like John the Baptist.
If Jesus is the Great "I am" then John is the Great "I am not."
The religious leaders from Je…