‘cMake ready the way of the Lord,
Make His paths straight!’ ”
6 and they were being abaptized by him in the Jordan River, as they confessed their sins.
9 and do not suppose that you can say to yourselves, ‘aWe have Abraham for our father’; for I say to you that from these stones God is able to raise up children to Abraham.
11 “As for me, aI baptize you 1with water for repentance, but He who is coming after me is mightier than I, and I am not fit to remove His sandals; bHe will baptize you 1with the Holy Spirit and fire.
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