This man had been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being fervent in spirit, he spoke and taught the things about Jesus accurately, although he knew only John’s baptism.
“Then what baptism were you baptized with?” he asked them.“With John’s baptism,” they replied.
John also was baptizing in Aenon near Salim, because there was plenty of water there. People were coming and being baptized,
(And when all the people, including the tax collectors, heard this, they acknowledged God’s way of righteousness, because they had been baptized with John’s baptism.
Tax collectors also came to be baptized, and they asked him, “Teacher, what should we do?”
When he saw many of the Pharisees and Sadducees coming to the place of his baptism, he said to them, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
But since the Pharisees and experts in the law had not been baptized by him, they rejected the plan of God for themselves.)
The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem were flocking to him, and they were baptized by him in the Jordan River as they confessed their sins.
He then said to the crowds who came out to be baptized by him, “Brood of vipers! Who warned you to flee from the coming wrath?
When all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized. As He was praying, heaven opened,