John the Baptist is a major figure in several religions, including Christianity and Islam. He was a wandering preacher who played a major role in the story of Jesus Christ. More »

The Gospel of John was written by John himself according to Bible scholars. John is also credited with writing First, Second and Third John, along with the book of Revelation. More »

Salome was the stepdaughter of Herod Antipas and, on his birthday, danced for him in return for the execution of John the Baptist. According to Salome's story in the Bible, it is her mother, Herodias, who directs Salome ... More »

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Baptist refers to a group of Christian denominations that all share the belief that baptism should be performed through full immersion and only for believers rather than for infants; Southern Baptist is a specific branch... More »

To be an ordained Baptist minister, a person must first have a personal and committed relationship with the Lord Jesus. He must be in regular attendance at a local Baptist church, and must be involved with various minist... More »

Some common Baptist hymns are "Amazing Grace" and "The Old Rugged Cross." Both hymns praise God for the gift of Christian salvation. Another common Baptist hymn is "I Surrender All," written by J.W. VenDeVenter in 1896. More »

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An example of a short Baptist sermon is "God Bless America, Land that I Love!" The main talking points in this sermon are opinions on the past, present and future of Christianity in America, with an emphasis on how God e... More »

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