John the Baptist

Gospel of Mark

Gospel of Mark The Gospel According to Mark is one of the four canonical gospels and one of the three synoptic gospels. It tells of the ministry of Jesus from his baptism by John the Baptist to his death and burial and the discovery of the empty tomb – there is no genealogy of Jesus or birth narrative, nor, in the original ending at chapter...

Sources For The Historicity of Jesus

Sources For The Historicity of Jesus Christian sources, such as the New Testament books in the Christian Bible, include detailed stories about Jesus, but scholars differ on the historicity of specific episodes described in the Biblical accounts of Jesus.[1] The only two events subject to “almost universal assent” are that...

Temptation of Christ

Temptation of Christ The temptation of Christ is a biblical narrative detailed in the Gospels of Matthew,[1] Mark[2] and Luke.[3] According to these texts, after being baptized by John the Baptist, Jesus fasted for 40 days and nights in the Judaean Desert. During this time, Satan appeared to Jesus and tried to tempt...

Al-Maghtas ruins on the Jordanianside of the Jordan River are the location for the Baptism of Jesus and the ministry of John the Baptist.

Baptism of Jesus

Baptism of Jesus The baptism of Jesus is described in the gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. John’s gospel does not directly describe Jesus’ baptism. Most modern theologians view the baptism of Jesus by John the Baptist as a historical event to which a high degree of certainty can be...

John the Baptist

John the Baptist John the Baptist (יוחנן המטביל Yokhanan HaMatbil, Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτιστής, يوحنا المعمدان‎; Late 1st century BC – 28–36 AD) was a Jewish itinerant preacher[14] in the early first century AD. John is revered as a major religious figure[15] in Christianity, Islam, the Bahá’í Faith,[16] and Mandaeism. He is called a prophet by all...

John The Baptist’s Prayer

John The Baptist’s Prayer John the Baptist was a Jewish itinerant preacher in the early first century AD. John is revered as a major religious figure in Christianity, Islam, the Bahá’í Faith, and Mandaeism. He is called a prophet by all of these faiths, and is honored as a saint...

Lamb of God

Lamb of God Lamb of God (Latin: Agnus Deī) is a title for Jesus that appears in the Gospel of John. It appears at John 1:29, where John the Baptist sees Jesus and exclaims, “Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world.”[1] Christian doctrine holds that divine Jesus chose to suffer crucifixion at Calvary as a sign of...

Al-Maghtas ruins on the Jordanianside of the Jordan River are the location for the Baptism of Jesus and the ministry of John the Baptist.

Baptism

Baptism The usual form of baptism among the earliest Christians involved the candidate’s immersion, either totally (submerged completely under the water) or partially (standing or kneeling in water while water was poured on him or her).[a] John the Baptist’s use of a deep river for his baptising suggests immersion:Baptism is a Christian rite of admission and adoption,[1] almost invariably with the...

The Story Of Zachariah And John The Baptist

The Story Of Zachariah And John The Baptist The years had taken their toll on the Prophet Zachariah. He was now old and bent with age, in his nineties. Despite his feebleness, he went to the temple daily to deliver his sermons. Zachariah was not a rich man, but he...

Jesus, Birth, Life, And Ascension

Jesus’ Birth, Life, And Ascension THE BIRTH OF HIS MOTHER, MARY One of the latest prophets among Israelites was Prophet Zachary. His father was Berhiya, a descendant of Prophet Solomon. We don’t know much about Messenger Zachary’s birth and youth. He married to Fakur’s (or Fakud) daughter, Isya. He was...

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