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pentance but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire:

12 Whose fan2 is in his hand, and he will throughly purge his floor, and 'gather his wheat

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offspring. MAL. iii. 2: But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner's fire, and like fullers' soap. MARK, i. 8: I indeed have baptized you with water; but he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost. LUKE, iii. 16: John answered, saying to them all, I indeed baptize you with water; but one mightier than I cometh, the latchet of whose shoes I am not worthy to unloose: he shall baptize you with the Holy Ghost, and with fire. JOHN, i. 15, 26: John bare witness of him, and cried, saying, This is he of whom I spake, he that cometh after me, is preferred before me, for he was before me. John answered them, saying, I baptize with water; but there standeth one among you whom you know not. do. vii. 38, 39: He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. (But this spake he of the spirit, which they that believe on him, should receive; for the Holy Ghost was not yet given, because that Jesus was not yet glorified.) ACTs, i.5: John truly baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost not many days hence. do. ii. 4: They were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and began to speak with other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. do. xi. 16: Then remembered I the word of the Lord, how that he said, John indeed baptized with water; but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost. do. xix. 4: Then said Paul, John verily baptized with the baptism of repentance, saying unto the people, that they should believe on him that should come after him, that is, on Christ Jesus. 1 COR. xii. 13: For by one Spirit are we all baptized into one body, whether we be Jews or Gentiles, whether we be bond or free; and have been all made to drink into one Spirit. GAL. iv. 6: Because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the spirit of his son into your hearts, crying Abba, Father. TITUS, iii. 5: According to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost.

9 MAL. iii. 3: And he shall sit as a refiner of silver: and he shall purify the Sons of Levi, and purge them as gold and silver, that they may offer unto the LORD an offering in righteousness. LUKE, iii. 17.

' JOB. xxi. 18: They are as stubble before the wind, and

into the garner; but he will burn up the chaff with unquenchable fire.

A. D. 27. 13 Then 'cometh Jesus 'from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him. 14 But John forbad him, saying, I have need to be baptized of thee, and comest thou to me?

15 And Jesus answering said unto him, Suffer it to be so now: for thus it becometh us to fulfil all righteousness. Then he suffered him.

16 And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him,3 and he saw "the

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as chaff that the storm carrieth away. Ps. i. 4: The ungodly are not so; but are like the chaff which the wind driveth away. MAL. iv. 1: For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch. MAT. xiii. 30: Let both grow together until the harvest and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them; but gather the wheat into my barn. MARK, ix. 44: Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

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MARK,i. 9: It came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan. LUKE, iii. 21: Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened.

'MAT. ii. 22.

"ISA. xi. 2: And the spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge, and of the fear of the LORD. do. xlii. 1: Behold my servant whom I uphold, mine elect in whom my soul delighteth: I have put my spirit upon him, he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles. do. lxi. 1, &c: The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me; because the LORD hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound, &c. LUKE, iii. 22: And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him, and a voice came from heaven, which said, Thou art my beloved Son; in thee I am

Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:


17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This my "beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.


1 Christ fasteth, and is tempted. 11 The angels minister unto him. 13 He dwelleth in Capernaum, 17 beginneth to preach, 18 calleth Peter, and Andrew, 21 James, and John: 23 and healeth all the diseased.

THEN was Jesus led up of the 'spirit into

well pleased. JOHN, i. 32, 33: And John bare record, saying, I saw the spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him. And I knew him not: but he that sent me to baptize with water, the same said unto me, Upon whom thou shalt see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he which baptizeth with the Holy Ghost. JOHN, iii, 34: For he whom God hath sent speaketh the words of God: for God giveth not the Spirit by measure unto him.

▾ JOHN, xii. 28: Father, glorify thy name. Then came there a voice from heaven, saying, I have both glorified it, and will glorify it again.

w Ps. ii. 7: I will declare the decree: the LORD hath said unto me, Thou art my Son, this day have I begotten thee. ISA. xlii. 1: The words are under ver. 16. MAT. xii. 18: Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall show judgment to the Gentiles. MAT. xvii. 5: Behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. MARK, i. 11: And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. LUKE, ix. 35: There came a voice out of the cloud, saying, This is my beloved Son, hear him. EPH. i. 6: He hath made us accepted in the beloved. CoL. i. 13: Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son. 2 PET. i. 17: For he received from God the Father honour and glory, when there came such a voice to him from the excellent glory, This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased.


a MARK, i. 12, &c: And immediately the Spirit driveth him into the wilderness, &c. LUKE, iv. 1, &c: Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness, &c.

b1 KINGS, Xviii. 12: It shall come to pass, as soon as I am

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the wilderness to be tempted of the devil. 2 And when he had fasted forty days and forty nights, he was afterwards an hungred.

3 And when the tempter came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bread.

gone from thee, that the Spirit of the LORD shall carry thee whither I know not. 2 KINGS, ii. 16: Let them go, we pray thee, and seek thy master: lest peradventure the Spirit of the Lord hath taken him up, and cast him upon some mountain, or into some valley. EZEK. iii. 14: So the spirit lifted me up, and took me away. do. viii. 3: And he put forth the form of an hand, and took me by a lock of mine head; and the spirit lifted me up between the earth and the heaven, and brought me in the visions of God to Jerusalem, to the door of the inner gate that looketh toward the north. do. xi. 1, 24: Moreover the spirit lifted me up, and brought me unto the east gate of the LORD'S house, which looketh eastward. Afterwards the spirit took me up, and brought me in a vision by the Spirit of God into Chaldea, to them of the captivity. So the vision that I had seen went up from me. do. xl. 2: In the visions of God brought he me into the land of Israel, and set me upon a very high mountain, by which was, as the frame of a city on the south. do. xliii. 5: So the Spirit took me up, and brought me into the inner court; and, behold, the glory of the LORD filled the house. ACTS, viii. 39, 40: The Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, that the eunuch saw him no more. But Philip was found at Azotus.


HEB. iv. 15; We have not an High-Priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of our infirmities: but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

d Exod. xxxiv. 28: And he [Moses] was there with the LORD forty days and forty nights; he did neither eat bread, nor drink water. DEUT. ix. 9, 18: When I was gone up into the mount to receive the tables of stone, even the tables of the covenant which the LORD made with you, then I abode in the mount forty days and forty nights, I neither did eat bread, nor drink water. And I fell down before the LORD, as at the first, forty days and forty nights; I did neither eat bread, nor drink water, because of all your sins which ye sinned, in doing wickedly in the sight of the LORD, to provoke him to anger. 1 KINGS, xix. 8: And he arose, and did eat and drink, and went in the strength of that meat forty days and forty nights unto Horeb the mount of God.

4 But he answered and said, It is written, Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God.

5 Then the devil taketh him up into the 'holy city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple, 6 And saith unto him, If thou be the Sou of God, cast thyself down for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash' thy foot against a



7 Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not tempt the Lord thy God.

8 Again, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the kingdoms of the world, and the glory of them;

9 And saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me. 10 Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence,

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e DEUT. viii. 3: Man doth not live by bread only, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of the LORD doth man live. WISD. xvi. 26: That thy children, O Lord, whom thou lovest, might know that it is not the growing of fruits that nourisheth man: but that it is thy word which preserveth them that put their trust in thee.

f NEH. xi. 18: All the Levites in the holy city, &c. ISA. xlviii. 2: For they call themselves of the holy city. do. lii. 1: Awake, awake; put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city, for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised, and the unclean. MAT. xxvii. 53: Went into the holy city. REV. xi. 2: But the court which is without the temple leave out, and measure it not; for it is given unto the Gentiles; and the holy city shall they tread under foot, &c.

Ps. xci. 11: For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.

b DEUT. vi. 16: Ye shall not tempt the LORD your God, as ye tempted him in Massah.

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