Forbidden Bible Verses: Does Luke 3:3 show "forgiveness of sins" was probably not about the Crucifixion?

Jesus and John the Baptist started out together, and Jesus had the very highest praise for John and his ministry... and yet today's preachers seem to overlook Lk. 3:3 and Mark 1:4 about John preaching the baptism of repentance for the "forgiveness of sins." It suggests that John's baptism had the... show more Jesus and John the Baptist started out together, and Jesus had the very highest praise for John and his ministry... and yet today's preachers seem to overlook Lk. 3:3 and Mark 1:4 about John preaching the baptism of repentance for the "forgiveness of sins." It suggests that John's baptism had the power to forgive sins long before the crucifixion came along. Just another Gospel Enigma... or can you explain why preachers consider Luke 3:3 about the forgiveness of sins, so unimportant.

If you want the context of this question... http://gospelenigma.com ...find it in chapter 7
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