No greater prophet than John the Baptist. … John the Baptist, and John the disciple of Jesus. John the disciple of Jesus wrote the books of John, 1John, 2 John, 3 John and Revelation, but Jesus called John the Baptist –who wrote no books of the Bible- the greatest prophet who ever lived.
Did John the Baptist wrote the Book of Revelation?
John the Baptist did not write Revelation. The genre, images, and theology of the book are far removed from John the Baptist’s time and setting. The book was written by John of Patmos. Most scholars date the book between 81 and 96 AD.
How much older was John the Baptist than Jesus?
From the Biblical text, Jesus and John were born within two year of each other with an overlap of three months. Thus John the Baptist is most likely 6 to 8 months older than Jesus.
What does Jesus say about John?
What Jesus said about John the ‘Baptist to His disciples.
That John was a messenger/His forerunner. John lived in the wilderness. He led a simple life. He said that John was a nazarite /ate no bread nor drank any wine.
What was John’s main message?
John’s theme of life- eternal life, comes up again and again. One could argue this is his main purpose: to demonstrate Jesus as the source of eternal life.