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    John the Baptist was the son of Zechariah, the priest, and his wife, Elizabeth. To begin with, Zechariah and Elizabeth were both rather old to even consider the possibility of conceiving a child. With this in mind, Zechariah could not believe what the angel Gabriel told him while he was doing priestly services in the Holy Place at Jerusalem. The angel said, "Do not be afraid, Zechariah; your prayer has been heard. Your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you are to call him John.” Furthermore, the gospel of Luke states how the angel informed Zechariah what God planned for his future son. The angel told Zechariah that John the Baptist will go as a “forerunner before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn the hearts of the fathers…

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    In the begging of chapter three in the Gospel according to Luke the message of John the Baptist is presented. In the first fourteen verses of this chapter, the author tells the story of John the Baptist and what he is intending to do with his ministry. Many come to him to be baptized and with every type of person, John has a message. This message is still appropriate to us in this day and age. He calls us all to “Prepare the way for the Lord”! Before this passage can be analyzed it is imperative…

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    John the Baptist is a standout amongst the most particular characters in the New Testament. He had a bizarre pizazz for design, wearing wild-looking garments made of camel's hair and a calfskin belt around his midsection. He lived in the left wild, ate beetle and wild nectar and lectured an abnormal message. John the Baptist knew his fundamental purpose for existing. He unmistakably comprehended that God had separated him for a reason. Through God's bearing, John the Baptist tested the general…

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    Today we recall the Passion of John the Baptist. Mark chronicles John’s arrest, imprisonment and death. It is a horrific story and it mirrors the atrocities that we human being continually perpetrate on one another. John’s crime was the bluntly told Herod that is was not lawful for him to marry Herodias, his brother’s wife! When Herodias heard this, she harbored a grudge against John and she was determined to have him killed! However, she did not have the authority or means to do so!…

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    St. John The Baptist

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    At the time of his death, St. John the Baptist was guaranteed to be a saint. He was killed for his faith, and is regarded as a prophet in three religions. He is related to Jesus, and baptized him in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit and bore witness to the onset of Jesus accepting his mission (www.Marypages.com). John the baptist died a martyr, the first martyr of the new testament. He was beheaded at the hands of King Herod, for practicing his faith. John the baptist…

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    Who is John? What was his purpose on earth? How did he come to know Jesus? John is known as John the Baptist and is related to Jesus through Jesus and his mother. John was born on earth for a purpose and his purpose was to help bring those people who does not know about God, come to know him. Not only that, but also John was to help prepare the people and be ready for God when he return to earth. John and Jesus both were born on earth for a reason and had a mission to do on earth to help spread…

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    Jesus is the man who saved us from our sins by dying on the cross and suffering the many temptations that he encountered. Who is Jesus according to the Gospel of Mark? In the beginning of chapter one of the Gospel of Mark he introduces John the Baptist and all his works. Thereafter, as the chapter progresses Mark starts to talk about how Jesus and John the Baptist encountered each other. The chapter first talks about how John the Baptist prepared the way for Jesus. Then it starts to talk about…

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    How is this possible? That whosoever believes in Him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:15, 16 Yeah, so? Well, here 's the thing: Believing leads to everlasting life. But only believing is not enough. If one believes in God, they would believe what Jesus said when He stated, I said therefore unto you, that ye shall die in your sins: for if ye…

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    Isaiah prophesied Christ birth to a virgin, the coming of a suffering messiah. Abraham, the father of nations and Christ ancestor witness Christ saving all nations. Noah, who God made a covenant with not to destroy the world with water again, and who also preached righteousness, now witness the ultimate goal of listening to God's instruction. John the Baptist, is represented in the painting as a witness to both Christ's Life and Death, he acknowledged Christ as the Lamb of God. Mt. Calvary in…

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    Essay One In this essay I will be discussing the similarities and differences between Leonardo da Vinci’s, The Last Supper created in 1495-98[1] and Raphael’s, La Belle Jardinière created in 1507[2]. In both cases, these masterpieces depict famous religious figures, The Virgin Mary and Jesus Christ. Some of the secondary religious figures include John the Baptist and the 12 disciples. Both masterpieces have held major significance and acclamation, not only in the religious realm, but…

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