John would prepare the way of the Lord, according to which prophet?
Where did John preach?
- the wilderness of Bethabara
What was John's main message?
- repentance & baptism
What was John's clothing made of?
- camel hair
What was John's diet?
- locusts and honey
What did John call the Pharisees and Sadducees who came to watch him baptize people?
- generation of vipers
What did John say about the man who would come after him?
- John was unworthy of the man
Who did the people think John was?
- the Christ
What is one of the primary purposes of baptism?
- remission of sins
John said he baptized with water, and that Jesus Christ would baptize with:
- fire and the Holy Ghost
Why was John confused when Jesus came to him to be baptized?
- John felt unworthy to baptize the Savior
Why did Jesus need to be baptized?
- He needed to fulfill all righteousness
By what method was Jesus baptized?
- being covered completely in water
What form did the Spirit momentarily take following Jesus' baptism?
- a dove
Whose voice could be heard from heaven following Jesus' baptism?
- God the Father
What did the voice from heaven say after Jesus was baptized, according to the record of the apostle Matthew?
- "This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."
How was John related to Jesus?