Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people that they should believe on him who should come after him, that is, on Christ, Jesus.
The same came for a witness, to bear witness of the Light, that all men through him might believe.
he it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.
I indeed baptize you in water unto repentance, but he that comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire,
and said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another?
The baptism of John, where was it from? from heaven or of men? And they reasoned with themselves, saying, If we shall say, From heaven, he will say unto us, Why did ye not then believe him?
The beginning of the gospel of Jesus, the Christ, Son of God,
And thou, child, shalt be called prophet of the Most High, for thou shalt go before the face of the Lord to prepare his ways,
John answered, saying unto them all, I indeed baptize you in water, but one mightier than I comes, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose; he shall baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire;
John bore witness of him and cried, saying, This is he of whom I spoke, He that comes after me is preferred before me, for he was before me.
The next day John saw Jesus coming unto him and said, Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world.
Ye yourselves are my witnesses that I said, I am not the Christ, but that I am sent before him.
Ye sent unto John, and he bore witness unto the truth.
For John truly baptized in water, but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit not many days from now.
Then I remembered the word of the Lord, when he said, John indeed baptized in water, but ye shall be baptized in the Holy Spirit.
Of this man's seed has God according to his promise raised up Jesus as Saviour unto Israel: