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  • Malachi 4:5-6
    Behold, I will send you Elijah the prophet
    Before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the LORD.
    And he will turn
    The hearts of the fathers to the children,
    And the hearts of the children to their fathers,
    Lest I come and strike the earth with a curse.'
     
  • Matthew 17:10-13
    And His disciples asked Him, saying, "Why then do the scribes say that Elijah must come first?" Jesus answered and said to them, "Indeed, Elijah is coming first and will restore all things. But I say to you that Elijah has come already, and they did not know him but did to him whatever they wished. Likewise the Son of Man is also about to suffer at their hands." Then the disciples understood that He spoke to them of John the Baptist.
     
  • 1 Kings 18:21
    And Elijah came to all the people, and said, "How long will you falter between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him; but if Baal, follow him." But the people answered him not a word.
     
  • Luke 1:13-17
    But the angel said to him, "Do not be afraid, Zacharias, for your prayer is heard; and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John. And you will have joy and gladness, and many will rejoice at his birth. For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink. He will also be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb. And he will turn many of the children of Israel to the Lord their God. He will also go before Him in the spirit and power of Elijah, 'to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,' and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just, to make ready a people prepared for the Lord."
     
  • Isaiah 40:3
    The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
    " Prepare the way of the LORD;
    Make straight in the desert
    A highway for our God.

     
  • Malachi 3:1
    "Behold, I send My messenger,
    And he will prepare the way before Me.
    And the Lord, whom you seek,
    Will suddenly come to His temple,
    Even the Messenger of the covenant,
    In whom you delight.
    Behold, He is coming,"
    Says the LORD of hosts.

     
  • Matthew 11:7-11
    As they departed, Jesus began to say to the multitudes concerning John: “What did you go out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken by the wind? But what did you go out to see? A man clothed in soft garments? Indeed, those who wear soft clothing are in kings’ houses. But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and more than a prophet. For this is he of whom it is written:
    ‘ Behold, I send My messenger before Your face,
    Who will prepare Your way before You.’ 'Assuredly, I say to you, among those born of women there has not risen one greater than John the Baptist; but he who is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
     
  • Matthew 11:13-14
    For all the prophets and the law prophesied until John. And if you are willing to receive it, he is Elijah who is to come.
     
  • Mark 1:2-8
    As it is written in the Prophets:
    "Behold, I send My messenger before Your face,
    Who will prepare Your way before You."
    "The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
    'Prepare the way of the LORD;
    Make His paths straight.'" John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching a baptism of repentance for the remission of sins. Then all the land of Judea, and those from Jerusalem, went out to him and were all baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins. Now John was clothed with camel's hair and with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey. And he preached, saying, "There comes One after me who is mightier than I, whose sandal strap I am not worthy to stoop down and loose. I indeed baptized you with water, but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."
     
  • John 1:19-21
    Now this is the testimony of John, when the Jews sent priests and Levites from Jerusalem to ask him, “Who are you?” He confessed, and did not deny, but confessed, “I am not the Christ.” And they asked him, “What then? Are you Elijah?” He said, “I am not.” “Are you the Prophet?” And he answered, “No.”
     
  • John 1:23
    He said: “I am
    ‘ The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
    “ Make straight the way of the LORD,”’ as the prophet Isaiah said.”
     
  • John 10:41
    Then many came to Him and said, “John performed no sign, but all the things that John spoke about this Man were true.”
     
  • 1 Kings 18:36
    And it came to pass, at the time of the offering of the evening sacrifice, that Elijah the prophet came near and said, "LORD God of Abraham, Isaac, and Israel, let it be known this day that You are God in Israel and I am Your servant, and that I have done all these things at Your word.
     
  • 1 Kings 18:39
    Now when all the people saw it, they fell on their faces; and they said, "The LORD, He is God! The LORD, He is God!"
     
  • Matthew 3:3
    For this is he who was spoken of by the prophet Isaiah, saying:
    “ The voice of one crying in the wilderness:
    ‘ Prepare the way of the LORD;
    Make His paths straight.’”
     
  • Matthew 3:7-10
    But when he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to his baptism, he said to them, 'Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the wrath to come? Therefore bear fruits worthy of repentance, and do not think to say to yourselves, 'We have Abraham as our father.' For I say to you that God is able to raise up children to Abraham from these stones. And even now the ax is laid to the root of the trees. Therefore every tree which does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.
     
  • Matthew 21:32
    For John came to you in the way of righteousness, and you did not believe him; but tax collectors and harlots believed him; and when you saw it, you did not afterward relent and believe him.
     
  • Mark 6:17
    For Herod himself had sent and laid hold of John, and bound him in prison for the sake of Herodias, his brother Philip’s wife; for he had married her.
     
  • Mark 6:19-20
    Therefore Herodias held it against him and wanted to kill him, but she could not; for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a just and holy man, and he protected him. And when he heard him, he did many things, and heard him gladly.
     
  • Mark 11:32
    But if we say, 'From men'"—they feared the people, for all counted John to have been a prophet indeed.
     
  • Luke 1:76
    "And you, child, will be called the prophet of the Highest;
    For you will go before the face of the Lord to prepare His ways,

     
  • Luke 1:80
    So the child grew and became strong in spirit, and was in the deserts till the day of his manifestation to Israel.
     
  • Luke 7:29-30
    And when all the people heard Him, even the tax collectors justified God, having been baptized with the baptism of John. But the Pharisees and lawyers rejected the will of God for themselves, not having been baptized by him.
     
  • John 1:6-8
    There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. This man came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all through him might believe. He was not that Light, but was sent to bear witness of that Light.
     
  • John 3:30
    He must increase, but I must decrease.
     
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