John the ” Baptist ” went before our Lord in his character ( Mark 1: 1 – 8 ), Christ so-called – Hebrews 6: 20 ” where Jesus has entered in advance as a forerunner for us, having become a high priest forever according to the order of Melchizedek. “; as entering before his people into the holy places as their head and guide.
The description of John however, stretches our imagination. He is identified as a wilderness man: John was clothed with camel’s-hair, with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey. However, the primary intention of John was not to draw attention to himself, but to the one of whom he is the “ forerunner “.
John fulfils the role of the one who is the forerunner, the one who is called to make known ” the Messiah “, the Son…
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