WFL Tonight "Healing Through Faith!" - "Who was John the Baptist?"

Updated: Mar 2

Come and join Veteran SGT Steve McFarland for Tuesday night's "Healing Through Faith" addition of Warriors for Life (WFL) Virtual Group Support Community Services brought to you by Victory for Veterans (VFV).

"Who was John the Baptist?"

Tonight's Topic: "Who was John the Baptist?"


In our studies in John's Gospel so far, we have noted the appearance on the scene of John the Baptist, who was to play a pivotal-role in the coming of the Messiah, the Christ. John was the forerunner, the herald of the Great One who was to come, and his coming had been foretold in the Old Testament.


There had been no prophets in Israel for over 400 years. God had been silent, and seemingly absent during this period, but He had promised another prophet, a prophet who would come in the spirit and power of Elijah to prepare the way for the coming Messiah. John the Baptist was called to be that prophet.


"There came a man sent from God, whose name was John. He came as a witness, to testify about the Light, so that all might believe through him. He was not the Light, but he came to testify about the Light." (John 1:6-8)



John the Baptist was descended from the priestly-tribe of Levi, and his miraculous birth and in-the-womb filling by the Holy Spirit set him apart as someone special, and even though he was only on the scene for a short while, his contribution to the kingdom of God was significant. He was also the last Old Covenant prophet. Before we get into his testimony, let's look at who he was...


Warriors for Life Healing Through Faith – Tonight, 25 February 2020 at 4:30 PM PT, 5:30 PM MT, 6:30 PM CT, and 7:30 PM ET

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Veteran SGT Steve McFarland will be the Host Tuesday evening and is inviting you to a RingCentral meeting.

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Steve McFarland

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