Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I knew him not; but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending and abiding on him, the same is he who baptizes with the Holy Spirit.
Ye yourselves are my witnesses that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
The voice of him that cries in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the LORD; make straight in the desert a highway for our God.
Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me; and the Lord, whom ye seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, and the angel of the covenant, whom ye desire: behold, he comes, said the LORD of the hosts.
Behold, I send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and terrible day of the LORD:
In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea
For this is he of whom it is written, Behold, I send my messenger before thy face, who shall prepare thy way before thee.
The baptism of John, where was it from? from heaven or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven, he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus, the Christ, Son of God,
For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.
Annas and Caiaphas being the high priests, the word of God came upon John the son of Zachariah in the wilderness.
John, having first proclaimed before his coming, the baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.