Who came first John the Baptist or Jesus?

Was Jesus a follower of John the Baptist?

The current majority view of scholars is that Jesus is likely to have been John’s disciple at some time before beginning his own ministry (and in the opinion of some, during the early part of his ministry too).

Was John the Baptist the first?

We known John the Baptist is completely different from other John’s in the Bible, and that John the Apostle is the Beloved Disciple; the rest is left to debate. The author of the epistle of first John was one of Jesus’ twelve disciples, known as the disciple whom Jesus loved (John 13:23 ; 20:2).

When did John the Baptist and Jesus first meet?

On your Jesus Timeline you say that Jesus met John the Baptist when he was around thirty years of age. But in fact he probably would have known John way before this. John the Baptists mother was Elizabeth, Jesus mother’s cousin.

What Jesus said about John the Baptist?

Jesus said that John the Baptist was the greatest Prophet. He said that John’s mission had been prophesied in the scriptures. That John was a messenger/His forerunner. John lived in the wilderness.

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Did John the Baptist teach Jesus?

John’s role as a teacher of Jesus might seem a bit of a stretch, given that John is never depicted as teaching Jesus. But the evidence that John played a formative role in Jesus’ life is seen in his inclusion at the beginning of all four gospels, right at the conclusion of Jesus formative years.

Why John the Baptist did not follow Jesus?

They didn’t want people to believe in Him. If people believed in Jesus Christ, they wouldn’t follow them (the chief priests and elders). … They realized that if they said that John baptized people with the proper priesthood authority, Jesus would ask them why they didn’t believe John and follow Him (the Savior).

How much older was John the Baptist than Jesus?

A good starting point for determining the date of Christ Jesus’ date of birth is to look at the dates we have in the Bible surrounding the life of John the Baptist, who was Jesus’s older cousin. Jesus was 6 months younger than John the Baptist. We read about this in the first chapter of the Book of Luke.

Who are the two Johns in the Bible?

John the Apostle, son of Zebedee, whom Dutripon equated with John the Evangelist, John of Patmos, John the Presbyter, the Beloved Disciple and John of Ephesus. John, father of Simon Peter. John Mark, whom Dutripon distinguishes from Mark the Evangelist. John, son of Annas (Acts 4:6)