Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 12, 2017
She asked for the head of John the Baptist. It was to be brought on a platter, the same as the other entries at this feast. So John was beheaded; becoming the first of many to die in this fashion. Many dying by even more horrible methods.
Harmony of the Gospels
Lesson: Herod Beheads John
Matthew 14:1-12, Mark 6:14-29, Luke 9:7-9
1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus,
Herod was no doubt informed of Christ’s miracles and preaching. At the same time