The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him. John said, "Look! The Lamb of God! He takes away the sin of the world!
This is the One I was talking about. I said, 'A man who comes after me is more important than I am. That's because he existed before I was born.'
I did not know him. But God wants to make it clear to Israel who this person is. That's the reason I came baptizing with water."
Then John told them, "I saw the Holy Spirit come down from heaven like a dove. The Spirit remained on Jesus.
I would not have known him. But the One who sent me to baptize with water told me, 'You will see the Spirit come down and remain on someone. He is the One who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.'
I have seen it happen. I give witness that this is the Son of God."