As they went along the road they came to some water; and the eunuch *said, “Look! Water! What prevents me from being baptized?”
“Surely no one can refuse the water for these to be baptized who have received the Holy Spirit just as we did, can he?”
Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean; I will cleanse you from all your filthiness and from all your idols.
Jesus answered, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born of water and the Spirit he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.
John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was much water there; and people were coming and were being baptized—
He saved us, not on the basis of deeds which we have done in righteousness, but according to His mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewing by the Holy Spirit,
This is the One who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and with the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.