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  1. John the Baptist [note 1] ( c. 1st century BC – c. AD 30) was a Jewish preacher active in the area of the Jordan River in the early 1st century AD.

  2. Apart from Jesus Christ, John the Baptist is probably the most theologically significant figure in the Gospels. John was that voice crying in the wilderness preparing the way for the coming Messiah and his life was lived to preach repentance and faith.

  3. May 8, 2024 · St. John the Baptist (born 1st decade bce, Judaea, Palestine, near Jerusalem—died 28–36 ce; feast day June 24) was a Jewish prophet of priestly origin who preached the imminence of God’s Final Judgment and baptized those who repented in self-preparation for it; he is revered in the Christian church as the forerunner of Jesus Christ.

  4. Mar 26, 2024 · He was a man filled with faith and a role model to those of us who wish to share our faith with others. Most everyone, believer and non-believer alike, has heard of John the Baptist. He is one of the most significant and well-known figures in the Bible.

  5. john the baptist (̓Ιωάννης ὁ Βαπτιστής). Called the “Baptist” ( Matt 3:1 ) and the “baptizer” ( Mark 6:14 ) to differentiate him from others of that name, and to call attention to his distinctive ministry.

  6. Feb 8, 2024 · John the Baptist is a prominent biblical figure whose role in the New Testament is more than just a predecessor to Jesus. His story includes prophecy, unconventional preaching, and a key role in baptizing Jesus. Let's take a journey through the Bible to uncover the story of John the Baptist and his significant influence on Christianity.

  7. John the Baptist Prepares the Way - In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the wilderness of Judea and saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” This is he who was spoken of ...

  8. Mar 9, 2021 · Next to Jesus of Nazareth and Paul the Apostle, John the Baptist is one of the most recognized persons in Christianity, and baptism became one of the first rituals practiced by Christians. John achieved martyr status in the 4th century CE and is now deemed Saint John.

  9. Apr 2, 2014 · Saint John the Baptist was a Jewish prophet who preached the imminence of God's final judgment, had several disciples and baptized a number of people.

  10. John the Baptist was a highly influential Jew who preached the imminent kingdom of God and who called for both inward and outward repentance, along with acts of justice.

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