Who Is John The Baptist

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John the Baptist was mentioned many places in the Bible, whether it’s a prophecy, the account of his life, or what Jesus said about him. It’s safe to say John the Baptist’s name is written a good bit of times in the Bible. I am going to discuss what Jesus told others about John the Baptists between the chapters of Luke 1, Malachi 3 and 4, and Isaiah 40. I will also later review the similarities and differences between John the Baptist and Elijah. I will start with Isaiah 40. Verse 3 clearly describes John the Baptist, “A voice of one calling: ‘In the wilderness-’” In every account of John the Baptist it says he lived and taught in the wilderness. Malachi 3 also mentions John the Baptist as a “messenger” (Malachi 1:1). In Luke 1, when the angel

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