Charles Cooper discusses the New Testament proclamation that John the Baptist was the greatest prophet of the Old Testament prophetic era. How can this be? No book bears his name. Great prophets: Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Daniel have books. Yes, Jesus and the people identify John the Baptist as a prophet — Matt 11:7-15; Matt 14:1-5; and Luke 16:16.
What are the Prophecies of John the Baptist?