Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now there were six water pots of stone set there after the Jews' way of purifying, containing two or three metretes apiece.
I indeed baptize you in water for repentance, but he who comes after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to carry. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit.
Now when they saw some of his disciples eating bread with defiled, that is, unwashed, hands, they found fault.
of the teaching of baptisms, of laying on of hands, of resurrection of the dead, and of eternal judgment.
being only (with meats and drinks and various washings) fleshly ordinances, imposed until a time of reformation.
1 Peter 3:21
This is a symbol of baptism, which now saves you -- not the putting away of the filth of the flesh, but the answer of a good conscience toward God, through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
Therefore the Father loves me, because I lay down my life, that I may take it again.