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What should we learn from the life of John the Baptist?



    
    

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Shea S. Michael Houdmann Supporter Got Questions Ministries
Although his name implies that he baptized people (which he did), John's life on earth was more than just baptizing. John's adult life was characterized by blind devotion and utter surrender to Jes...

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Mini Gary Wofford
There was a question as to whether John the Baptist and Jesus were cousins. That question was merged with this one. 

Elizabeth was Mary's aunt. Mary was Elizabeth's niece. That means that Jesus and John were some degree of cousins, but not first cousins. To be first cousins, Elizabeth and Mary would need to be sisters, and they weren't. They were a generation apart, even though Jesus and John were almost exactly the same age (within 3 or 4 months of each other).

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