- 1 Where was John the Baptist killed?
- 2 What does Luke say about John the Baptist?
- 3 Did Jesus have a wife?
- 4 What was John’s main message?
- 5 Who died first John or Jesus?
- 6 Does Jesus have a brother?
- 7 How did Jesus respond to John the Baptist’s death?
- 8 How much older was John the Baptist than Jesus?
- 9 What is the first miracle of Jesus?
- 10 How old was Jesus when he was baptized?
- 11 What lessons can we learn from John the Baptist?
- 12 What advice did John the Baptist give?
- 13 How long did John the Baptist live in the wilderness?
Where was John the Baptist killed?
The Book of Matthew, chapter 14, verses 1-12, recounts John’s death. According to Matthew, Herod imprisoned John because he criticized Herod’s marriage to Herodias, who had been his brother’s wife. Herod fears to execute John, however, because the public believes he is a prophet.
What does Luke say about John the Baptist?
He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. His winnowing fork is in his hand to clear his threshing floor and to gather the wheat into his barn, but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.” John in this statement fully yields to the superior nature of Jesus’ coming ministry.
Did Jesus have a wife?
Mary Magdalene as Jesus’s wife.
What was John’s main message?
The purpose of this gospel, as stated by John himself, is to show that Jesus of Nazareth was Christ, the Son of God, and that believers in him might have eternal life.
Who died first John or Jesus?
According to all four canonical gospels of the New Testament, as well as the account of the Jewish historian Josephus, John the Baptist was killed on the orders of a local ruler sometime before Jesus’ crucifixion. The gospels claim the king had him beheaded, and his head put on a platter.
Does Jesus have a brother?
The Gospel of Mark (6:3) and the Gospel of Matthew (13:55–56) mention James, Joseph/Joses, Judas/Jude and Simon as brothers of Jesus, the son of Mary.
How did Jesus respond to John the Baptist’s death?
Jesus responded: “ Eli′jah does come, and he is to restore all things; but I tell you that Eli′jah has already come, and they did not know him, but did to him whatever they pleased. So also the Son of man will suffer at their hands.” Then the disciples understood that he was speaking to them of John the Baptist.
How much older was John the Baptist than Jesus?
So according to that story John the Baptist is six months older. The RC church celebrates the following. 25th of March the Annunciation to Mary, 24th of June the birth of St John the Baptist, 25th of December birth of Jesus. The Birth of St John is celebrated in the northern countries as the Midsummer celebration.
What is the first miracle of Jesus?
The transformation of water into wine at the Marriage at Cana or Wedding at Cana is the first miracle attributed to Jesus in the Gospel of John.
How old was Jesus when he was baptized?
When Jesus “began to be about thirty years of age,” he went to be baptized of John at the river Jordan.
What lessons can we learn from John the Baptist?
3 Ministry Don’ts: Lessons from the Life of John the Baptist
- Don’t think your ministry is indispensable. John was open about the temporary nature and influence of his ministry, “the One who is coming after me is more powerful than I.
- Don’t sweat your appearance.
- Don’t sugar-coat God’s Word.
What advice did John the Baptist give?
He said, “ I baptise you with water for repentance, but one who is more powerful than I is coming after me; I am not worthy to carry his sandals. He will baptise you with the Holy Spirit and fire.”
How long did John the Baptist live in the wilderness?
Jesus, “whose eyes sees heaven and earth” (7:3), sees John grieving and spirits himself and Mary to the desert on a cloud. They bury Elizabeth and then Jesus and Mary remain with John for seven days, teaching him how to live in the desert.