Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
and he came into all the country about the Jordan, proclaiming an immersion of repentance into remission of sins:
A voice of one crying aloud - In the wilderness, prepare ye the way of the Lord, straight, be making his paths.
The same, came, for a witness, That he might bear witness, concerning the light, that, all, might believe, through him.
John answered, and said - A man can receive, nothing, except it have been given him out of heaven.
Then said Paul - John, immersed with an immersion of repentance, unto the people, saying, that, on him who was coming after him, they should believe, - that is, on Jesus.
For which cause, I say unto thee - Her many sins, have been forgiven, because she hath loved, much: but, he to whom little is forgiven, little, loveth.
And Peter said unto them - Repent ye, and let each one of you be immersed, in the name of Jesus Christ, into the remission of your sins, - and ye shall receive the free-gift of the Holy Spirit;
Repent ye, therefore, and turn, - unto the blotting out of your sins; to the end that in that case, there may come seasons of refreshing from the face of the Lord,
Him, as Princely-leader and Saviour, hath God exalted unto his right hand, - to give repentance unto Israel, and remission of sins.
Unto the same, do all the prophets bear witness, That, remission of sins, is to be received through his name, by every one that believeth on him.
Be it known unto you, therefore, brethren, - that, through this man, unto you, remission of sins is declared;
Whom God hath set forth as a propitiatory covering, through faith in his blood, for a showing forth of his righteousness, by reason of the passing-by of the previously committed sins,
Just as David also affirmeth the happiness of the man unto whom God reckoneth righteousness apart from works: -
In whom we have the redemption through his blood, the remission of our offences, according to the riches of his favour,