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John the Baptist Grows Despondent in Prison
Account of the despondency of John the Baptist during his imprisonment at Herod's hand. From Captive Faith, a production of Christian History Institute.

Beheaded in the Bible
John the Baptist met a martyr's death when Herod's wife and daughter demanded his beheading. Herod complied with the horrific request, putting an end to John's long and successful ministry.

Jesus baptism - a Christian perspective
Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist in the Jordan. After he was baptized, the Spirit of God came down out of heaven like a dove and a voice from heaven declared that Jesus was God's son.

Prepare the way - a Christian perspective
This prophecy--often taken to refer to John the Baptist's foreshadowing of Jesus--speaks of a preacher sent to prepare the way for the Savior's return.

Baptist in the Bible - a Christian perspective
John the Baptist was the preacher sent in advance of Christ to "prepare the way"--to prepare people to recognize and receive Christ when he revealed himself. He famously baptized many people, including Jesus himself.

Baptize - a Christian perspective
John the Baptist baptized people with water, but as he did so, he predicted the arrival of someone who would perform a greater baptism--a baptism of spirit. This passage also describes John's baptism of Jesus himself.

John the Baptist in the Bible: Matthew 3:1-17
Before Jesus and his ministry rose to prominence, John the Baptist was sent to "prepare the way." It is John who first clearly identifies Jesus as the promised Messiah, as seen in this baptism account.

John the Baptist
Read John 1:19-28: John the Baptist Denies Being the Christ.

The Bible record is very plain when it assures us that John the Baptist was a man sent from God. Our generation would probably decide that such a man ought to be downright proud of the fact that God had sent him. We would urge him to write a book. Seminary leaders would line up to...

Matthew 14: 1-12 - Into Thy Word Ministries
John the Baptist is Martyred. Who is this Jesus? John the Baptist caused quite a stir in the Herodian household. He cut across his social and cultural status and directly challenged Herod Antipas the Tetrarch (ruling governor of Israel), who was the son of “Herod the Great.”