When we ask Christ to be our Savior, the next step is baptism. We follow Christ's example of when He had His cousin, John the Baptist, baptize Him in the river Jordan. At this point a dove descended, and God's voice said, "This is my Son, in whom I as well pleased". When we are baptized, we are proclaiming our faith publicly. It represents His death, his resurrection and his conquering death. It is at this point The Holy Spirit comes upon you.

When we ask Christ to be our Savior, the next step is baptism. We follow Christ's example of when He had His cousin, John the Baptist, baptize Him in the river Jordan. At this point a dove descended, and God's voice said, "This is my Son, in whom I as well pleased". When we are baptized, we are proclaiming our faith publicly. It represents His death, his resurrection and his conquering death. It is at this point The Holy Spirit comes upon you.

Beheading of St. John the Baptist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Beheading of St. John the Baptist - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A handpainted icon of Resurrection of Christ In Orthodox Christian Tradition, the icon of Resurrection of Christ depicts His descent into hell in order to save people from sin and death. The gates have been broken on which Christ stands in all His Glory. Adam, Eve, Kings David and Solomon as well as St. John the Baptist surround Him on both sides. The Savior is holding Adam by the hand, since only God can save people from sin. At the same time the person needs to make an effort, which is…

A handpainted icon of Resurrection of Christ In Orthodox Christian Tradition, the icon of Resurrection of Christ depicts His descent into hell in order to save people from sin and death. The gates have been broken on which Christ stands in all His Glory. Adam, Eve, Kings David and Solomon as well as St. John the Baptist surround Him on both sides. The Savior is holding Adam by the hand, since only God can save people from sin. At the same time the person needs to make an effort, which is…

The Beheading of St. John the Baptist, 1869 by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes. Symbolism. religious painting. Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, UK

The Beheading of St. John the Baptist, 1869 by Pierre Puvis de Chavannes. Symbolism. religious painting. Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham, UK

John Russell 'Sir Knight'  1340–1405    BIRTH 1340 • Worcester, Worcestershire, England  DEATH 1405 • Letheringham, Suffolk, England  18th great-grandfather. Burial: St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Strensham, Worcestershire, England (Eddy Family) Wife: Anne Agnes Planches

John Russell 'Sir Knight' 1340–1405 BIRTH 1340 • Worcester, Worcestershire, England DEATH 1405 • Letheringham, Suffolk, England 18th great-grandfather. Burial: St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Strensham, Worcestershire, England (Eddy Family) Wife: Anne Agnes Planches

Machaerus is the infamous setting of the beheading of John the Baptist. The historian Josephus corroborates a story from the Gospels in which John the Baptist condemned Herod Antipas’s marriage to his brother’s wife, Herodias.

Machaerus is the infamous setting of the beheading of John the Baptist. The historian Josephus corroborates a story from the Gospels in which John the Baptist condemned Herod Antipas’s marriage to his brother’s wife, Herodias.

Hugh II Peverell  1223–1259    BIRTH 1223 • Ermynton, Devon, England  DEATH 1259 • Bodmin, Cornwall, England  21st great-grandfather. Burial: St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Sampford Peverell, Devon, England. Wife: Isabel FitzWilliam

Hugh II Peverell 1223–1259 BIRTH 1223 • Ermynton, Devon, England DEATH 1259 • Bodmin, Cornwall, England 21st great-grandfather. Burial: St. John the Baptist Churchyard, Sampford Peverell, Devon, England. Wife: Isabel FitzWilliam

Coin 1742 depicting head  of St. John the Baptist on a platter. Wikipedia

Coin 1742 depicting head of St. John the Baptist on a platter. Wikipedia

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