Thematic Bible




Thematic Bible



in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zacharias, in the wilderness. And he came into all the district around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins; as it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT. read more.
'EVERY RAVINE WILL BE FILLED, AND EVERY MOUNTAIN AND HILL WILL BE BROUGHT LOW; THE CROOKED WILL BECOME STRAIGHT, AND THE ROUGH ROADS SMOOTH; AND ALL FLESH WILL SEE THE SALVATION OF GOD.'" So he began saying to the crowds who were going out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? "Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham. "Indeed the axe is already laid at the root of the trees; so every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire." And the crowds were questioning him, saying, "Then what shall we do?" And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise." And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to." Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."


in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zacharias, in the wilderness. And he came into all the district around the Jordan, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins; as it is written in the book of the words of Isaiah the prophet, "THE VOICE OF ONE CRYING IN THE WILDERNESS, 'MAKE READY THE WAY OF THE LORD, MAKE HIS PATHS STRAIGHT. read more.
'EVERY RAVINE WILL BE FILLED, AND EVERY MOUNTAIN AND HILL WILL BE BROUGHT LOW; THE CROOKED WILL BECOME STRAIGHT, AND THE ROUGH ROADS SMOOTH; AND ALL FLESH WILL SEE THE SALVATION OF GOD.'" So he began saying to the crowds who were going out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? "Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham. "Indeed the axe is already laid at the root of the trees; so every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire." And the crowds were questioning him, saying, "Then what shall we do?" And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise." And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to." Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."


beginning with the baptism of John until the day that He was taken up from us--one of these must become a witness with us of His resurrection."

Then Jerusalem was going out to him, and all Judea and all the district around the Jordan; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins. But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming for baptism, he said to them, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? read more.
"Therefore bear fruit in keeping with repentance;


Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him. But John tried to prevent Him, saying, "I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?" But Jesus answering said to him, "Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness." Then he permitted Him. read more.
After being baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him,

"The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'

John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins.

"I baptized you with water; but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit." In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. Immediately coming up out of the water, He saw the heavens opening, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon Him;

"Was the baptism of John from heaven, or from men? Answer Me."

So he began saying to the crowds who were going out to be baptized by him, "You brood of vipers, who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? "Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.

And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

Now when all the people were baptized, Jesus was also baptized, and while He was praying, heaven was opened,

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John. But the Pharisees and the lawyers rejected God's purpose for themselves, not having been baptized by John.

"Was the baptism of John from heaven or from men?"

They asked him, and said to him, "Why then are you baptizing, if you are not the Christ, nor Elijah, nor the Prophet?" John answered them saying, "I baptize in water, but among you stands One whom you do not know.

These things took place in Bethany beyond the Jordan, where John was baptizing.


"I did not recognize Him, but He who sent me to baptize in water said to me, 'He upon whom you see the Spirit descending and remaining upon Him, this is the One who baptizes in the Holy Spirit.'

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

And He went away again beyond the Jordan to the place where John was first baptizing, and He was staying there.


you yourselves know the thing which took place throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee, after the baptism which John proclaimed.

"And I remembered the word of the Lord, how He used to say, 'John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.'

And he said, "Into what then were you baptized?" And they said, "Into John's baptism." Paul said, "John baptized with the baptism of repentance, telling the people to believe in Him who was coming after him, that is, in Jesus."


"The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'

And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

you yourselves know the thing which took place throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee, after the baptism which John proclaimed.

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.


When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

John answered them saying, "I baptize in water, but among you stands One whom you do not know.

after John had proclaimed before His coming a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

And he said, "Into what then were you baptized?" And they said, "Into John's baptism."


'These are the things which you should do: speak the truth to one another; judge with truth and judgment for peace in your gates. 'Also let none of you devise evil in your heart against another, and do not love perjury; for all these are what I hate,' declares the LORD."

"Therefore bear fruits in keeping with repentance, and do not begin to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham for our father,' for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham. "Indeed the axe is already laid at the root of the trees; so every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire." And the crowds were questioning him, saying, "Then what shall we do?" read more.
And he would answer and say to them, "The man who has two tunics is to share with him who has none; and he who has food is to do likewise." And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Collect no more than what you have been ordered to." Some soldiers were questioning him, saying, "And what about us, what shall we do?" And he said to them, "Do not take money from anyone by force, or accuse anyone falsely, and be content with your wages."

Now when they heard this, they were pierced to the heart, and said to Peter and the rest of the apostles, "Brethren, what shall we do?" Peter said to them, "Repent, and each of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins; and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.


And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

Then He left the crowds and went into the house And His disciples came to Him and said, "Explain to us the parable of the tares of the field."

As soon as He was alone, His followers, along with the twelve, began asking Him about the parables.

When he had left the crowd and entered the house, His disciples questioned Him about the parable.

They asked Him, saying, "Why is it that the scribes say that Elijah must come first?"

When He came into the house, His disciples began questioning Him privately, "Why could we not drive it out?"

In the house the disciples began questioning Him about this again.

"Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign when all these things are going to be fulfilled?"

It happened that while Jesus was praying in a certain place, after He had finished, one of His disciples said to Him, "Lord, teach us to pray just as John also taught his disciples."

A ruler questioned Him, saying, "Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?"

Therefore they said to Him, "What shall we do, so that we may work the works of God?"


"The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'

And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

you yourselves know the thing which took place throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee, after the baptism which John proclaimed.

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.


When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

John answered them saying, "I baptize in water, but among you stands One whom you do not know.

after John had proclaimed before His coming a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

And he said, "Into what then were you baptized?" And they said, "Into John's baptism."


And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

"For John came to you in the way of righteousness and you did not believe him; but the tax collectors and prostitutes did believe him; and you, seeing this, did not even feel remorse afterward so as to believe him.


And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.


"The baptism of John was from what source, from heaven or from men?" And they began reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From heaven,' He will say to us, 'Then why did you not believe him?'

And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized--

you yourselves know the thing which took place throughout all Judea, starting from Galilee, after the baptism which John proclaimed.

and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.


When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they acknowledged God's justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.

John answered them saying, "I baptize in water, but among you stands One whom you do not know.

after John had proclaimed before His coming a baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

And he said, "Into what then were you baptized?" And they said, "Into John's baptism."


And some tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they said to him, "Teacher, what shall we do?"

After that He went out and noticed a tax collector named Levi sitting in the tax booth, and He said to him, "Follow Me."