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John The Baptist.

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Introduction

The prophet Isaiah wrote "God said, 'I will send ahead of you to clear the way for you.' Someone is shouting in the desert, 'Get the road ready for the Lord; make a straight path for him to travel!" John appeared in the dessert, he began to baptise and preach to those who believed in the word of God, he said to them "Turn away from your sins and be baptised and God will forgive your sins." ...read more.

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I am not good enough even to bend down and untie his sandals. I baptise you with water, but he will baptise you with the Holy Spirit." King Herod had John The Baptised placed imprison He did this because of his wife Herodias, who was also at a time the wife of King Herod's brother Philip. Herodias despised John and wanted him dead because he kept repeating to King Herod "It isn't right to be married to your brothers wife!" ...read more.

Conclusion

Herodias' daughter entered and danced and entertained Herod and his guests. Herod was very pleased with Salome the daughter of Herodias and said to her "What would you like to have? I will give you any thing you want". Salome went and found her mother and asked her "What shall I ask for?" her mother replied the head of John The Baptist, Salome hurried back and repeated the words of her mother to Herod. Herod was shocked but had to grant her wish because he promised her what ever she wanted in front of a room full of very important people. By Gary Mc Parland 11A2 ...read more.

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