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John’s Message

The voice cried from the wilderness: Repent, repent, repent! God’s kingdom comes, the time is near, The Lord will not relent. Prepare the way of God, the Lord, The paths must be made straight. The time is short, O evil men, God’s wrath will not abate. I’m sent to baptize those who come Repenting of […]

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One Man

In the distance can be seen a hazily verdant belt following the path of an invisible water course, but here there is nothing but desert. The mellow golds and indistinct browns of rock and earth meld into a muddy blur under the ceaseless heat of a malevolent sun. Barren outcroppings of rock erupt carelessly over […]

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John the Baptist Elias: That Was to Come

I have this question: “We read in Matthew 11:14 and again in Matthew 17:1-13 that Jesus unmistakably points out John the Baptist as “Elias (Elijah) that was to come”. Our question is: “why does John the Baptist himself deny that he is Elias when interrogated on this point by the priests and Levites in John […]

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The Good Tidings

The Good Tidings by William Sidney, Published by Farrar, Straus & Co., Inc. The Good Tidings is a story dealing with the time of Christ’s birth and early teaching. Very little is said concerning the activities and teaching of Jesus as the story tells primarily of the life of John the Baptist. In the days […]

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John 3:9 – 4:16

LESSON X. (John 3:9-16) How can these things be, vss. 9:13. In vs. 4 Nicodemus asked a similar question, how an old man can be born again. Here he admits the possibility but questions the manner of this spiritual renewal. That the Spirit gives rebirth is not enough for him, he must also know how […]

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