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John "The Baptist" (Gospel)

M, #2001696
Father*Zechariah (Luke 1)
Mother*Elizabeth (Luke 1)
RelationshipDistant relative of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceB99-4016
     John "The Baptist" (Gospel) was born a town in the hill country of Judea , to, son of Zechariah (Luke 1) and Elizabeth (Luke 1).1 John "The Baptist" (Gospel) was the son of Zechariah (Luke 1) and Elizabeth (Luke 1).
     Mary (Gospel) went to a town in the hill country of Judea vist Elizabeth (Luke 1) at the home of Zechariah (Luke 1). When Mary (Gospel) greated Elizabeth (Luke 1), then her baby (John "The Baptist" (Gospel) leaped in her womb and Elizabeth (Luke 1) was filled with Holy Spirit (Bible). Mary (Gospel) stayed for about 3 months.2 John "The Baptist" (Gospel) was circumcised The priest was going to name the child Zechariah, after is father Zechariah (Luke 1), but Elizabeth (Luke 1) said No, his name is to be John, and when the questioned Zechariah (Luke 1) he wrote on a tablet (as he still could not speak) that the boy's name was to be John, afterwhich Zechariah (Luke 1) regained the ability to speak.3 John "The Baptist" (Gospel) grew and became strong in the spirit, and lived in the desert until he appeared publicly to Israel.4 John "The Baptist" (Gospel) preached the message of repentance in the wilderness, Judea.5 Jesus (NT) was baptised in the Jordan River by John "The Baptist" (Gospel).6 John "The Baptist" (Gospel) had been put in prison.7
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Scriptures (References)

Book VerseTitle
Book of Matthew in the BibleMatthew 3:1-12John the Baptist Prepares the Way
Book of Matthew in the BibleMatthew 3:13-17The Baptism of Jesus
Book of Matthew in the BibleMatthew 4:12-17Jesus Begins to Preach
Book of Matthew in the BibleMatthew 9:14-17Jesus Questioned about Fasting
Book of Matthew in the BibleMatthew 11:1-19Jesus and John the Baptistt
Book of Matthew in the BibleMatthew 14:1-12John the Baptist Beheaded
Book of Matthew in the BibleMatthew 17:1-13The Transfiguration
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 1:39-45Mary Visits Elizabeth2
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 1:57-66Birth of John the Baptist8
Book of Luke in the BibleLuke 1:67-80Zechariah's Song9
Last Edited1 Jan 2018

Citations

  1. [S3] International Bible Society, editor, The Holy Bible, New International Version (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan Publishing House, 1984), Luke 1:57. Hereinafter cited as NIV.
  2. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:39-45.
  3. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Loke 1:59-66.
  4. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:80.
  5. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Mt 3:1-12.
  6. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Mt 3:13-17.
  7. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Mk 4:12.
  8. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:57-66.
  9. [S3] International Bible Society, NIV, Luke 1:67-80.