Why St John the Baptist became a saint?

What is the real name of John the Baptist?

He is sometimes alternatively called John the Baptizer. John the Baptist is mentioned by the Roman Jewish historian Josephus and revered as a major religious figure in Christianity, Islam, the Baháʼí Faith, and Mandaeism.

John the Baptist.

Saint John the Baptist
Died c. AD 28–36 Machaerus, Perea, the Levant

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.

Is St John of God the same as St John of the Cross?

He is a major figure of the Counter-Reformation in Spain, and he is one of the thirty-six Doctors of the Church. John of the Cross is known especially for his writings.

John of the Cross.

Saint John of the Cross O.C.D
Attributes Carmelite habit, cross, crucifix, book, and a quill

What did Jesus say 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 St John the Baptist perform miracles?

Originally Answered: Did John the Baptist perform any miracles? John the Baptizer performed no miracles. John 10:41 says that explicitly. But is interesting that Paul met some who followed John’s teaching, but had not followed Jesus.

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.

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