Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and he said to his attendants, "This man must be John the Baptist. He has risen from the dead, and that is why wonderful powers are working through him."
Then what did you go out there to see? A prophet? Yes, I tell you, and far more than a prophet!
It is the bridegroom who has the bride; but the bridegroom's friend who stands outside and listens for his voice is very glad when he hears the bridegroom speak. So this happiness of mine is now complete.
I am baptizing you in water in token of your repentance, but he who is coming after me is stronger than I am, and I am not fit to carry his shoes. He will baptize you in the holy Spirit and in fire.
And all the people, even the tax-collectors, when they heard him, acknowledged the justice of God's demands, by accepting baptism from John,