Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
from his baptism by John, to the day of his assumption, we should chuse one to be a witness with us of his resurrection.
you know, how his fame spread from Galilee through all Judea, after the baptism which John had preach'd:
what baptism then, said he, did you receive? they replied, the baptism of John.
At that time appeared John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judea,
It is written in the prophet, "behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.
and you, dear babe, you shall be the prophet of the most high: for you shall go before the Lord, in order to prepare his way,
under the pontificate of Annas and Caiaphas, JOHN, the son of Zacharias, received his divine commission in the wilderness.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
Now there happen'd to be a dispute about baptism between a Jews, and some of John's disciples:
you yourselves sent to John, and he bore witness to the truth.