John the Baptist: Bible Profile and Story

by Robert Driskell
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John the Baptist is a familiar name from the Bible. We know from the New Testament Gospels that Jesus’ mother, Mary, and John’s mother, Elizabeth, were related; probably cousins (Luke 1:36a).  This would make Jesus and John related in the same manner (i.e. cousins).  John was born six months before Jesus was born (Luke 1:36b).  Let us look […]

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