“John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins. And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins.” Mark 1:4-5 From all the land of Judea, crowds gathered to hear this strange preacher who had suddenly come on the scene. He was different in so many ways; he didn’t dress like most people; even the food he ate was not what they were used to. And yet, somehow the message he proclaimed convicted…