John the Baptist, being the forerunner of Christ, proclaimed Redemption is coming! Redemption is near! Thankfully, preachers, post-resurrection, can proclaim Redemption has come! Redemption is here!
Thankful for Christ the God-man, who took on flesh and came to earth in obedience, died and physically rose again for the atonement (and forgiveness) of sins for those who repent of their sin and believe in Him. O what a Savior!