Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Baptism and Initiation

First mention of initiation by the four elements in the biblical gospels:

I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: 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:

Matthew 3:11

This is the first reference to a baptism or initiation of Jesus.

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