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THE GATEWAY TO PEACE

From the February 1906 issue of The Christian Science Journal


A very beautiful characterization of the mission of John the Baptist was given by his father, Zacharias, who is recorded in Luke's Gospel as prophesying, "And thou, child, shalt be called the prophet of the Highest: for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways: to give knowledge of salvation unto his people by the remission of their sins.