Matthew 3:10-12 NLT

10 Even now the ax of God's judgment is poised, ready to sever your roots. Yes, every tree that does not produce good fruit will be chopped down and thrown into the fire."
11 "I baptize with a water those who turn from their sins and turn to God. But someone is coming soon who is far greater than I am -- so much greater that I am not even worthy to be his slave. b He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire. c

References for Matthew 3:11

    • q 3:11 - Or <I>in.</I>
    • r 3:11 - Greek <I>to carry his sandals.</I>
    • s 3:11 - Or <I>in the Holy Spirit and in fire.</I>
      12 He is ready to separate the chaff from the grain with his winnowing fork. Then he will clean up the threshing area, storing the grain in his barn but burning the chaff with never-ending fire."