Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways;
I tell you, among those born of women no one is greater than John. Yet the one who is least in the kingdom of God is greater than he is."
Although Herod wanted to kill John, he feared the crowd because they accepted John as a prophet.
But if we say, 'From people,' we fear the crowd, for they all consider John to be a prophet."
But if we say, 'From people -- '" (they feared the crowd, for they all considered John to be truly a prophet).
He will be great, and will be called the Son of the Most High, and the Lord God will give him the throne of his father David.
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, because he is kind to ungrateful and evil people.
But it is said of Zion's residents, "Each one of these was born in her, and the sovereign One makes her secure."
She followed behind Paul and us and kept crying out, "These men are servants of the Most High God, who are proclaiming to you the way of salvation."
He will turn many of the people of Israel to the Lord their God.
As it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "The voice of one shouting in the wilderness: 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make his paths straight.
A voice cries out, "In the wilderness clear a way for the Lord; construct in the desert a road for our God.
"I am about to send my messenger, who will clear the way before me. Indeed, the Lord you are seeking will suddenly come to his temple, and the messenger of the covenant, whom you long for, is certainly coming," says the Lord who rules over all.
Look, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the great and terrible day of the Lord arrives.
For he is the one about whom Isaiah the prophet had spoken: "The voice of one shouting in the wilderness, 'Prepare the way for the Lord, make his paths straight.'"
This is the one about whom it is written: 'Look, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way before you.'
As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, "Look, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way,
John said, "I am the voice of one shouting in the wilderness, 'Make straight the way for the Lord,' as Isaiah the prophet said."
You yourselves can testify that I said, 'I am not the Christ,' but rather, 'I have been sent before him.'
Before Jesus arrived, John had proclaimed a baptism for repentance to all the people of Israel.