Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he answered and told them, Elias verily cometh first, and restoreth all things; and how it is written of the Son of man, that he must suffer many things, and be set at nought.
As it is written in Isaiah the Prophet, "See, I am sending My messenger before Thee, Who will prepare Thy way";
About this time John the Baptist made his appearance, preaching in the Desert of Judaea.
Now John had heard in prison about the Christ's doings, and he sent some of his disciples to inquire:
Many of the descendants of Israel will he turn to the Lord their God;
during the High-priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, a message from God came to John, the son of Zechariah, in the Desert.
There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
"A man cannot obtain anything," replied John, "unless it has been granted to him from Heaven.