Isaiah 40:3; Matthew 3:1; Matthew 3:2; John 1:23

cA voice cries:1

dIn the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord;

emake straight in the desert a highway for our God.


John the Baptist Prepares the Way

hIn those days iJohn the Baptist came preaching in jthe wilderness of Judea,


kRepent, for lthe kingdom of heaven is at hand.1


23 He said, I am tthe voice of one crying out in the wilderness, Make straight1 the way of the Lord, as the prophet Isaiah said.