GotellJohn.JesusreassuresJohnthatHeistheMessiah—basedonHis works (Matt. 11:5; Isa. 29:18-19; 35:4-6; 61:1-3). John, no doubt, expected Jesus to execute judgment (Joel 2:1-2, 30-32; Obad. 17-18; Zec. 14:1-15; Mal. 3:2-18), not realizing these were Second Coming prophecies.