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
The same came for a testimony, that he might testify concerning the Light, that all might believe through him.
Matthew 11:11
"Verily I say to you, there has not arisen, among those born of women, a greater than John the Immerser; yet he that is least in the Kingdom of Heaven is greater than he.
Luke 1:15
for he will be great before the Lord; and he will drink no wine nor strong drink; and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.
Luke 7:28
I say to you, among those born of women there is no one greater than John; but the least in the Kingdom of God is greater than he."
2 Peter 1:19
And we have the more sure prophetic word, to which ye do well to take heed, as to a lamp shining in a dark place, until the day dawn, and the Morning Star arise in your hearts;

And ye

John 6:66
From this time many of His disciples went back, and walked no more with Him.
Matthew 3:5
Then were going forth to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round about the Jordan,
Matthew 11:7
And, as these were going, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John, "What went ye out into the wilderness to behold? a reed shaken by the wind?
Matthew 13:20
And he that was sown on the rocky places, this is he who hears the word, and straightway with joy receives it;
Matthew 21:26
But, if we say, 'From men,' we fear the multitude; for all hold John as a prophet."
Mark 6:20
for Herod was fearing John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he was preserving him.
Galatians 4:15
Where, then, is your benedictions for me? For I bear you witness that, if possible, plucking out your eyes, ye would have given them to me!

General references

Matthew 3:5
Then were going forth to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all the country round about the Jordan,
Acts 13:24
John having first preached, before His coming, the immersion of repentance to all the people of Israel.