Pressed with questions from the Pharisees, John the Baptist plainly declared that he was not the Christ, but he had come to clear the road for Christ’s arrival. Today, R.C. Sproul discusses the role of John the Baptist in the redemptive mission of Jesus. Get a Copy of R.C. Sproul's Commentary on the Gospel of John for a Gift of Any Amount. Don't forget to make RenewingYourMind.org your home for daily in-depth Bible study and Christian resources.