The Early Ministry Of Jesus
The Witness Of John The Baptist
05.03.00.A. JOHN THE BAPTIST PREACHING IN THE WILDERNESS, Illustration by Godfrey Durand, 1896. John the Baptist, more accurately known as John the Baptizer, preached in the small villages throughout the Judean Desert and along the Jordan River. He not only told them to repent and be baptized, but also told them they needed to be ready to receive the One they were expecting.