Birds of a feather flock together, but isolation is the beginning of destruction.
John the Baptist knew his calling was to prepare the way for the Lord; he actually spoke the words: “He must increase, but I must decrease.”
However, isolated in prison, the enemy created doubt to the point that John asked if Jesus was the Messiah.
If it can happen to John; it can happen to you.
John 3:24 For John was not yet cast into prison.
John 3:30 He must increase, but I must decrease.
Matthew 3:13 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.
Matthew 4:12 Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into Galilee;
Matthew 11:2-3 Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?
Matthew 11:6 And blessed is he, whosoever shall not be offended in me.
Matthew 11:11 Verily I say unto you, Among them that are born of women there hath not risen a greater than John the Baptist: notwithstanding he that is least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he.
Hebrews 10:25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.