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“Change your mind (repent). God’s kingdom is here.” ~John the Baptizer

John, the Baptizer, came to pave the way for his cousin Jesus, the Messiah and our Master. John was very focused. He lived a simple life. 285 more words

God Thoughts

John the Baptist: Preparing the Way for a Markan Christology in Mark 1:2-11

As it is written in the prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way; the voice of one crying out in the wilderness: ‘Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight,’” … 783 more words

Gospel Of Mark

Paul and John the Baptist

In his speech to King Agrippa, Paul describes how, immediately after his call by the Jesus, he began to preach, first to Jews and then to Gentiles, “that they should repent and turn to God, and do works meet for repentance (ἄξια τῆς μετανοίας ἔργα πράσσοντας)” (Acts 20:26). 215 more words


The Moment Jesus Became the Christ

The third post on this site, The Revelation of Jesus Christ in the Flesh (written March 15, 2015), addressed the oft-overlooked fact that the great prophet John the Baptist did not know his cousin Jesus of Nazareth was the Christ until the moment he saw the Holy Spirit descend upon Jesus at His baptism. 768 more words


Little me

John 3: 30
He must increase, I must decrease.

At the Formula One Russian Grand Prix last night, an incident at the last lap took everyone by surprise. 223 more words


Hang in There!

Luke 7:18 – 23     Persistence – Hang in there

I wish I was more like John the Baptist.

  • Radically devoted to his faith.
  • Knew Jesus from before he was born.
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