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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
John the Baptist
The forerunner of Christ, who baptized with water unto, or on the confession of, repentance, in anticipation of, and in preparation for, the appearance in the immediate future of One who would baptize with the Spirit and with fire; his fate is well known, and the motive of it.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'John the Baptist'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/j/john-the-baptist.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
the Week of Christ the King / Proper 29 / Ordinary 34