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Bible Quiz: John the Baptist

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1) John the Baptist came as a messenger to prepare the way for whom?

The Apostles

The Pharisees



2) What did John urge people to do?

Eat wild locusts and honey

Repent of their sins and be baptized

Pray for the coming of Christ

Go to the Temple and confess their sins

3) John was such a powerful personality that many people wondered if he were the long-awaited Messiah. However, John answered, "I baptize you with water. But one more powerful than I will come, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie. He will _______.

baptize you with the kingdom of God."

baptize you with the kingdom of heaven."

baptize you with the blood of his righteousness."

baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire."

4) The arrest of John marked the beginning of Jesus' ministry and the waning of John's. Which ruler ordered John's arrest?

Caesar Augustus