Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

He was a burning and a shining light: and ye were willing for a season to rejoice in his light.

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Bible References

Was

John 1:7
He came for a witness, to bear witness of the light, that all might believe through him.
Matthew 11:11
Truly, I say to you, among those born of women there has not risen one greater than John the Baptist; yet he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Luke 1:15
For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink. He will also be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.
Luke 7:28
I tell you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he."
2 Peter 1:19
And we have the prophetic word made more sure, and you will do well to pay attention to this as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.

And ye

John 6:66
From this time many of his disciples went back and no longer walked with him.
Matthew 3:5
Then Jerusalem and all Judea and all the region about the Jordan went out to him,
Matthew 11:7
As they went away, Jesus began to speak to the crowds concerning John: "What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind?
Matthew 13:20
But he who received the seed on rocky places, this is he who hears the word and immediately receives it with joy;
Matthew 21:26
But if we say, 'From men,' we are afraid of the multitude; for all hold that John was a prophet."
Mark 6:20
for Herod feared John and protected him, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man. When he heard him, he was much perplexed; and yet he heard him gladly.
Galatians 4:15
What has become of the satisfaction you felt? For I bear you witness that, if possible, you would have plucked out your eyes and given them to me.

General references

Matthew 3:5
Then Jerusalem and all Judea and all the region about the Jordan went out to him,
Acts 13:24
Before his coming John had preached a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.