The hills of southern Judea, near Qumran. My childhood home was at Ain Karim.
Son of Zacharias and Elizabeth. Cousin of Jesus. I was born 6 months before Jesus.
Prophet of God. My job is to prepare the way for the arrival of the Messiah. I preach for people to repent and be baptised. I baptise them in the River
WHERE AND WHEN I MET JESUS
We are cousins. Our mothers Mary and Elizabeth are kinswomen and were pregnant with us at the same time.
I baptised Jesus in the River Jordan and God made it clear Jesus was the Messiah I had been prophesying about.
DID YOU KNOW?
I remind people of Elijah because we both lived in the desert, wearing desert clothes and eating desert food – locusts and honey generally.
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