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Remember John is Jesus's earthly cousin. When Mary went to visit Elisabeth Luke 1:39 it mentions that John leaped in the womb at the sound of Marys voice so basically that was the first sign John was no ordinary man he was of the Heavenly relm.. It also states in Luke Elisabeth found out she would be with child by an Angel as well..so basically what I get ...


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Elijah baptized the sacrifice (and altar) before calling down fire from heaven (1 King 18:35), much as John baptized those who were willing to sacrifice themselves (symbolically on the altar) prior to their baptism of fire from heaven. Also along these lines, Elijah is responsible for sealing and unsealing the heavens. Curiously, when the heavens are ...


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Why was Jesus baptised by John the Baptist? John was known for offering a baptism of repentance for those Israelites who wanted to experience a revival of their faith and make a public commitment to be more faithful. John objected to Jesus presenting himself for baptism. Matthew 3:13-15 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be ...


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John the Baptist was recognised by Jesus as "The greatest among those born of a woman." So this means that John was greater than Moses, greater than Elijah, Or Elisha, Perhaps, even greater than Abraham. John the baptist also introduced himself as "The voice shouting in the desert". He was to change people's hearts to God, just as Elijah did when the whole ...


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John the Baptist wore 'prophet's garb', which was sackcloth. (This was one indication) (Other OT prophets wore sackcloth as well) Jesus called John the greatest prophet in the Old Testament, so Jesus Himself called John one. Jesus Testifies about John Luke 7: …27"This is the one about whom it is written, 'BEHOLD, I SEND MY MESSENGER AHEAD OF YOU, WHO WILL ...


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Easy! Anyone that foretells of future events is considered a prophet. A true prophet is one that forecasts correctly. A Hebrew prophet from God is anyone that correctly forecasts about events that influence the Jews/Israelis or their nation. Therefore John the Baptist was considered a prophet.



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