John the Baptist was called by God to prepare the way for Jesus Christ. He devoted his life to teaching others about Christ. At the beginning of His ministry, Jesus came to John the Baptist to be baptized. You can follow the example of John the Baptist by sharing the gospel with family and friends.
John Preaching in the Wilderness, by Del Parson, © 1984 IRI
Where to Find Out More
Mark 1:1–11 John the Baptist baptizes Jesus.
D&C 13 John the Baptist restores the Aaronic Priesthood to the earth.