The Death of John the Baptist

Series: Life of Christ

The Death of John the Baptist

June 04, 2023 | David Deputy

Series Information

The Life of Christ series is a comprehensive study of the life of Jesus Christ, from before His birth to His last breath. Using accounts from all four of the gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke and John), we hear Jesus' teaching to His audience then and to us today.

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John the Baptist … ? (Mark 6:14-16)

  1. Two Herod’s:
    • Herod Antipas -  
    • Herod Philip I - Golan
  2. The people thought Jesus was the reincarnation of:
    • John the Baptist
    • A prophet
  3. Jesus is  .
  4. It is all about Jesus … it always about Jesus  .
  5. Jesus does the work through us, but he gets the credit.

The Death of John (Mark 6:17-28)

  1. Herodias was angry with John because he was vocal in condemning her marriage to Herod.
  2. Herod knew that John was a   man so he protected him and he spent time listening to him.
  3. Herodias   John’s death.
  4. Herod is a warning to  carefully.
  5. Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.
  6. Pour the things of God into our   and  .

The Aftermath (Mark 6:29; Matthew 14:13a)

  1. Those who stand for the truths of God are not always going to be   with the world.
  2. We are to   the gospel in preparation for the return of the Christ.
  3. We are to use our tongue to stand for the truth of God, for the spread of the gospel, for making disciples, for edifying the church, and for  God.

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