Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Now there were set there six waterpots of stone, according to the Jews' manner of purifying, containing, each, two or three firkins.
"I, indeed, immerse you in water unto repentance, but He Who is coming after me is mightier than I, whose sandals I am not worthy to bear, He will immerse you in the Holy Spirit and fire;
and saw that some of His disciples ate bread with defiled, that is, unwashed hands.
of the teaching of immersions, and laying on of hands, of a resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.
being only (with meats and drinks and various immersions) ordinances of the flesh, imposed until a time of reformation.
1 Peter 3:21
which, in its anti-type, immersion, now saves you also (not a putting away of the filth of flesh, but the requirement of a good conscience toward God), through the resurrection of Jesus Christ,
On this account My Father loveth Me, because I lay down My soul, that I may take it again.