Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And I knew Him not; but He who sent me to immerse in water, He said to me, 'Upon Whomsoever you shall see the Spirit descending and abiding on Him, the Same is He Who immerseth in the Holy Spirit.'
Ye yourselves bear me testimony, that I said, 'I am not the Christ, but that I have been sent before Him.'
Now in those days comes John, the Immerser, preaching in the wilderness of Judaea,
This is he of whom it has been written, 'Behold, I send My messenger before Thy face, who shall prepare Thy way before Thee.'
The immersion of John??hence was it? from Heaven or from men?" And they were reasoning among themselves, saying, "If we say, 'From Heaven,' He will say to us, 'Why, then, did ye not believe him?'
The beginning of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, God's Son.
for he will be great before the Lord; and he will drink no wine nor strong drink; and he will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.
in the high priesthood of Annas and Caiaphas, the word of God came to John, the son of Zacharias, in the wilderness;
John having first preached, before His coming, the immersion of repentance to all the people of Israel.