Luke 2:40And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him.
Matthew 3:1In those days came John the Baptist, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,
Matthew 11:7And as they departed, Jesus began to say unto the multitudes concerning John, What went ye out into the wilderness to see? A reed shaken with the wind?
Luke 2:52And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man.
Judges 13:24-25And the woman bare a son, and called his name Samson: and the child grew, and the LORD blessed him. And the Spirit of the LORD began to move him at times in the camp of Dan between Zorah and Eshtaol.
1 Samuel 3:19-20And Samuel grew, and the LORD was with him, and did let none of his words fall to the ground. And all Israel from Dan even to Beersheba knew that Samuel was established to be a prophet of the LORD.
Mark 1:3-4The voice of one crying in the wilderness, Prepare ye the way of the Lord, make his paths straight. John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins.
Luke 1:15For he shall be great in the sight of the Lord, and shall drink neither wine nor strong drink; and he shall be filled with the Holy Ghost, even from his mother's womb.
John 1:31And I knew him not: but that he should be made manifest to Israel, therefore am I come baptizing with water.