John answered them all, "I baptize you with water, but One is coming who is more powerful than I. I am not worthy to untie the strap of His sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and fire.
His winnowing shovel is in His hand to clear His threshing floor and gather the wheat into His barn, but the chaff He will burn up with a fire that never goes out."
Then, along with many other exhortations, he proclaimed good news to the people.
But Herod the tetrarch, being rebuked by him about Herodias, his brother's wife, and about all the evil things Herod had done,
added this to everything else-he locked John up in prison.
When all the people were baptized, Jesus also was baptized. As He was praying, heaven opened,
and the Holy Spirit descended on Him in a physical appearance like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: You are My beloved Son. I take delight in You!
As He began [His ministry], Jesus was about 30 years old and was thought to be the son of Joseph, [son] of Heli,
[son] of Matthat, [son] of Levi, [son] of Melchi, [son] of Jannai, [son] of Joseph,
[son] of Mattathias, [son] of Amos, [son] of Nahum, [son] of Esli, [son] of Naggai,
[son] of Maath, [son] of Mattathias, [son] of Semein, [son] of Josech, [son] of Joda,