The Baptist Calls Out Wicked Rulers

August 13, 2023 - Sunday 10:00 AM CST

Luke 3:18—20

18 So with many other exhortations he proclaimed the gospel to the people. 

19 But when Herod the tetrarch was reproved by him because of Herodias, his brother’s wife, and because of all the wicked things which Herod had done, 

20 Herod also added this to them all: he locked John up in prison. 


Referenced Scripture:

Mark 6:17–18, Mark 6:19–28, Matthew 16:18b


“The message of repentance is ‘good news,’ for it means that forgiveness is possible. Persons can still pass from death to life and become part of God’s kingdom if they repent. The tragedy and consequences of sin are not irreversible, and this is ‘good news.’” Dr. Robert H. Stein