10 Parallels Between John the Baptist and Jesus

John the Baptist and Jesus have some fascinating parallels. Here are 10:

  • Both men were prophesied by the prophet Malachi
  • Both men had births which an angel foretold
  • Both men preached about repentance and the kingdom
  • Both men criticized the religious leaders of the day
  • Both men were opposed
  • Both men were accused of operating by demonic influence/power
  • Both men had disciples
  • Both men were arrested
  • Both men were killed
  • Both men had people who came and asked for their dead bodies

Do you know other parallels between them?

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One thought on “10 Parallels Between John the Baptist and Jesus

  1. Interesting. Here’s 3 more:

    1. Both men baptized others
    2. Both men filled with the Spirit in extraordinary ways
    3. Both men arose from obscure locations

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