Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and said to his servants, “
This is John the Baptist; he has risen from the dead, and that is why miraculous powers are at work in him.”
But what did you go out to see? A prophet? Yes, I say to you, and one who is more than a prophet.
The next day he *saw Jesus coming to him and *said, “Behold,
the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world!
He who has the bride is
the bridegroom; but the friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. So this joy of mine has been made full.
“As for me,
I baptize you with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
When all the people and the tax collectors heard this, they
acknowledged God’s justice, having been baptized with the baptism of John.