New Living Translation
This messenger was John the Baptist. He was in the wilderness and preached that people should be baptized to show that they had repented of their sins and turned to God to be forgiven.
King James Bible
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Darby Bible Translation
There came John baptising in the wilderness, and preaching the baptism of repentance for remission of sins.
World English Bible
John came baptizing in the wilderness and preaching the baptism of repentance for forgiveness of sins.
Young's Literal Translation
John came baptizing in the wilderness, and proclaiming a baptism of reformation -- to remission of sins,
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
1:4 Preaching the baptism of repentance - That is, preaching repentance, and baptizing as a sign and means of it.
LibraryA Composite Picture.
It may be helpful to make the following summary of these allusions. 1. His times of prayer: His regular habit seems plainly to have been to devote the early morning hour to communion with His Father, and to depend upon that for constant guidance and instruction. This is suggested especially by Mark 1:35; and also by Isaiah 50:4-6 coupled with John 7:16 l.c., 8:28, and 12:49. In addition to this regular appointment, He sought other opportunities for secret prayer as special need arose; late at night …
S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon—Quiet Talks on Prayer
The Way to the Kingdom
The Repentance of Believers
The Lord and the Leper
"I baptize with water those who repent of their sins and turn to God. But someone is coming soon who is greater than I am--so much greater that I'm not worthy even to be his slave and carry his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.
All of Judea, including all the people of Jerusalem, went out to see and hear John. And when they confessed their sins, he baptized them in the Jordan River.
You will tell his people how to find salvation through forgiveness of their sins.
Before he came, John the Baptist preached that all the people of Israel needed to repent of their sins and turn to God and be baptized.
Paul said, "John's baptism called for repentance from sin. But John himself told the people to believe in the one who would come later, meaning Jesus."
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