Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and he shall drink neither wine nor any other strong liquor; and he shall be filled with the holy Spirit even from his birth;
And the child grew, and became strong in spirit, being filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him.
Now in those days came John the baptist preaching in the desert part of Judea,
And as they departed, Jesus took occasion to say to the people concerning John, What went ye out into the desert to see? a reed shaken by the wind?
and again, "The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight:" accordingly John came baptizing in the wilderness,
And I knew Him not: but therefore came I baptizing with water, that He might be made known to Israel.