Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
You will bear me witness that I said, 'I am not the Christ; I have been sent in advance of him.'
In those days John the Baptist appeared, and preached in the desert of Judea.
This is the man of whom the Scripture says, " 'Here I send my messenger on before you; He will prepare the road ahead of you.'
Where did John's baptism come from? Was it from heaven, or from men?" And they argued with one another, "If we say, 'It was from heaven,' he will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'
The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ.
For he will be great in the sight of the Lord. He will drink no wine or strong drink, but he will be filled with the holy Spirit from his very birth,
in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, a message from God came to Zechariah's son John in the desert.
in preparation for whose coming John had preached to all the people of Israel baptism in token of repentance.