The Desire of Ages -- Study Guide


Chapter 22: Imprisonment and Death of John

1. Read Mark 6:17-28. What does Ellen White add to our understanding of this passage that is not explicitly stated in the biblical text? DA-SG 25.1

2. What made John the Baptist wonder whether Jesus was truly the Messiah? DA-SG 25.2

3. John never performed a miracle or called down fire from heaven as did the Prophet Elijah. Why, then, did Jesus consider John to be a greater prophet than the others? DA-SG 25.3

4. In the context of John the Baptist’s story, can you explain why bad things happen to good people? DA-SG 25.4