Question: "Did John the Baptist lose his faith in Jesus as the Messiah (Matthew 11:3; Luke 7:19)?" Answer: In John 1:29, John the Baptist declared of Jesus, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.” John the Baptist also said of Jesus, “The strap of whose sandal I am not worthy to untie” (John 1:27), and, “I need ...
The next section we will study will be Matthew 11:1-19, which is the account of John’s question from prison and Jesus’ response to it. I have passed over Matthew 10, not because it is not important, but because I wish to focus on a wider variety of kinds of passages in this series.
ANSWER: John the Baptist, the son of Zacharias and Elizabeth, was Jesus' cousin through Mary (Luke 1:36). His life was unusual, even from before his conception. While performing his priestly duties in the temple, Zacharias was visited by an angel who said Elizabeth would conceive and bear a son named John. When Zacharias expressed doubt because ...
This was a surprising question coming from John the Baptist. It’s unclear exactly when John first consciously knew that Jesus was the Son of God, whose way he had come to prepare. The Apostle John quotes him as saying, “I myself did not know him” (John 1:31) around the time he baptized Jesus.
Something struck me when I saw that John the Baptist, who was there at Jesus’s baptism and not only saw the Holy Spirit descending upon Jesus but also heard the voice of God proclaiming that Jesus was indeed God’s Son, later on sent his disciples, when he was in prison, to ask if Jesus was the one or whether they should continue looking for ...
Did John Know Jesus Was the Messiah? Many Bible students wonder whether or not John the Baptist doubted Jesus was the actual Messiah when he sent his disciples to Jesus with the question.. “Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?” (Matthew 11:3, also Luke 7:19).
In his song "Everyman Needs a Companion," the closing track to his album Fear Fun, Father John Misty sings about the friendship between John the Baptist and Jesus of Nazareth: "John the Baptist took Jesus Christ / Down to the river on a Friday night / They talked about Mary like a couple of boys / With nothing to lose / Too scared to try."
While John the Baptist was imprisoned by Herod (see Matthew 11:2), it was apparent that he began to doubt that Jesus actually was the Messiah, even though he had seen the Holy Spirit descend upon Jesus at His baptism. Just as we often do, John began to battle doubts when he faced adversity. This shows […]
How did John the baptist come to doubt Jesus? Question: Could you please tell me why in Matthew 11:2 John said "are you the One to come or should we expect someone else?I don't understand why John had to ask if Christ was the One to come since he had seen the Spirit as a dove descend upon the Lord (John 1:33-34).
John the Baptist’s Question and Jesus’ Answer Chapter 6 – J esus’ Ministry in Galilee – Part 2 Story No. 18 of 34 ( Matthew 11:2-6, Luke 7:18-23) Although John the Baptist heard about Jesus’ many great works, he didn’t know that Jesus was the promised Messiah, the Son of God.