Bible Bites Podcast

John the Baptizer

Who was John the Baptizer? How did he pave the way for Jesus’ ministry?


In Mark, the disciples can’t get ANYTHING right. Why? And how is that good news?

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1:00 – Who is John the Baptizer?

3:30 – Was John an Essene?

6:00 – Why the Jordan?

11:00 – John and Herod Antipas

15:00 – Jewish Baptism vs. Christian Baptism

18:30 – Homework




Bible Bites - July 20, 2015

John the Baptizer


Who is John the Baptizer? How did he set the stage for Jesus' own ministry?

From Series: "Mark"

Bible Bites takes you through Mark's account of the Good News about Jesus.

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How did John help prepare the way for Jesus’ ministry?

By JR. Forasteros

JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. In addition to exploring the wonders that are the Lone Star state, JR. is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church, a writer and blogger. His book, Empathy for the Devil, is available from InterVarsity Press. He's haunted by the Batman, who is in turn haunted by the myth of redemptive violence.