John's Appearance and Lifestyle

The Bible rarely gives us a glimpse of the clothing and eating habits of biblical characters, but it did of John the Baptizer, “Now John was clothed with camel’s hair and with a leather belt around his waist, and he ate locusts and wild honey” (Mark 1:6).
John’s clothing made him reminiscent of Elijah (2 Kings 1:8), of whom John was a type (Malachi 4:5, 6; Luke 1:16, 17). John appeared to be a tough character and his preaching came across that way, but he sought to turn people to the Lord and to prepare them to receive Him into their hearts.
What kind of man do you want preaching to you?

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