Cross-references Explore similar Bible verses on Mark 1:4 in English Standard Version "John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins." Jos 15:61 In the wilderness, Beth-arabah, Middin, Secacah, Jud 1:16 And the descendants of the Kenite, Moses’ father-in-law, went up with the people of Judah from the city of palms into the wilderness of Judah, which lies in the Negeb near Arad, and they went and settled with the people. Mt 26:28 for this is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins. Mr 1:15 and saying, “The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand; repent and believe in the gospel.” Lu 1:77 to give knowledge of salvation to his people in the forgiveness of their sins, Joh 1:6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. Ac 2:38 And Peter said to them, “Repent and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins, and you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.