But when Herod's birthday was kept, the daughter of Herodias danced before them, and pleased Herod. Whereupon he promised with an oath to give her whatsoever she would ask. And she, being before instructed of her mother, said, Give me here John Baptist's head in a charger. And the king was sorry: nevertheless for the … Continue reading Premeditated Murder
For Herod had laid hold on John, and bound him, and put him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife. For John said unto him, It is not lawful for thee to have her. And when he would have put him to death, he feared the multitude, because they counted him as a … Continue reading John vs. Herod(ias)
At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore mighty works do shew forth themselves in him. Matthew 14:1-2 And king Herod heard of him; (for his name was spread abroad:) and he said, … Continue reading John Has Come Back for Me!
They could not come back to the physical land of Israel (own border) because they were dead, but they will stand in the resurrection in the new Jerusalem for all eternity!
If our trust is in the wrong place, we will have fear because we have trusted in earthly things rather than God.