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  • Acts 19:18
    Many who became believers confessed their sinful practices.
  • Matthew 3:13-16
    Then Jesus went from Galilee to the Jordan River to be baptized by John.But John tried to talk him out of it.“ I am the one who needs to be baptized by you,” he said,“ so why are you coming to me?”But Jesus said,“ It should be done, for we must carry out all that God requires.” So John agreed to baptize him.After his baptism, as Jesus came up out of the water, the heavens were opened and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and settling on him.
  • Matthew 3:11
    “ I baptize with water those who repent of their sins and turn to God. But someone is coming soon who is greater than I am— so much greater that I’m not worthy even to be his slave and carry his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.
  • 1John 1:9
  • Mark 1:5
    All of Judea, including all the people of Jerusalem, went out to see and hear John. And when they confessed their sins, he baptized them in the Jordan River.
  • Acts 1:5
    John baptized with water, but in just a few days you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.”
  • Acts 2:38-41
    Peter replied,“ Each of you must repent of your sins and turn to God, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the forgiveness of your sins. Then you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.This promise is to you, to your children, and to those far away— all who have been called by the Lord our God.”Then Peter continued preaching for a long time, strongly urging all his listeners,“ Save yourselves from this crooked generation!”Those who believed what Peter said were baptized and added to the church that day— about 3,000 in all.
  • 1 Corinthians 10 2
    In the cloud and in the sea, all of them were baptized as followers of Moses.
  • Luke 15:18-21
    I will go home to my father and say,“ Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you,and I am no longer worthy of being called your son. Please take me on as a hired servant.”’“ So he returned home to his father. And while he was still a long way off, his father saw him coming. Filled with love and compassion, he ran to his son, embraced him, and kissed him.His son said to him,‘ Father, I have sinned against both heaven and you, and I am no longer worthy of being called your son.’
  • Joshua 7:19
    Then Joshua said to Achan,“ My son, give glory to the Lord, the God of Israel, by telling the truth. Make your confession and tell me what you have done. Don’t hide it from me.”
  • Psalms 32:5
    Finally, I confessed all my sins to you and stopped trying to hide my guilt. I said to myself,“ I will confess my rebellion to the Lord.” And you forgave me! All my guilt is gone. Interlude
  • John 1:31-33
    I did not recognize him as the Messiah, but I have been baptizing with water so that he might be revealed to Israel.”Then John testified,“ I saw the Holy Spirit descending like a dove from heaven and resting upon him.I didn’t know he was the one, but when God sent me to baptize with water, he told me,‘ The one on whom you see the Spirit descend and rest is the one who will baptize with the Holy Spirit.’
  • Proverbs 28:13
    People who conceal their sins will not prosper, but if they confess and turn from them, they will receive mercy.
  • Ezekiel 36:25
    “ Then I will sprinkle clean water on you, and you will be clean. Your filth will be washed away, and you will no longer worship idols.
  • Daniel 9:4
    I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed:“ O Lord, you are a great and awesome God! You always fulfill your covenant and keep your promises of unfailing love to those who love you and obey your commands.
  • Leviticus 16:21
    He will lay both of his hands on the goat’s head and confess over it all the wickedness, rebellion, and sins of the people of Israel. In this way, he will transfer the people’s sins to the head of the goat. Then a man specially chosen for the task will drive the goat into the wilderness.
  • Mark 1:8-9
    I baptize you with water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit!”One day Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee, and John baptized him in the Jordan River.
  • Colossians 2:12
    For you were buried with Christ when you were baptized. And with him you were raised to new life because you trusted the mighty power of God, who raised Christ from the dead.
  • Hebrews 9:10
    For that old system deals only with food and drink and various cleansing ceremonies— physical regulations that were in effect only until a better system could be established.
  • Hebrews 6:2
    You don’t need further instruction about baptisms, the laying on of hands, the resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment.
  • Acts 11:16
    Then I thought of the Lord’s words when he said,‘ John baptized with water, but you will be baptized with the Holy Spirit.’
  • Titus 3:5-6
    he saved us, not because of the righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy. He washed away our sins, giving us a new birth and new life through the Holy Spirit.He generously poured out the Spirit upon us through Jesus Christ our Savior.
  • 1 Peter 3 21
    And that water is a picture of baptism, which now saves you, not by removing dirt from your body, but as a response to God from a clean conscience. It is effective because of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
  • James 5:16
    Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results.
  • Numbers 5:7
    They must confess their sin and make full restitution for what they have done, adding an additional 20 percent and returning it to the person who was wronged.
  • John 3:23-25
    At this time John the Baptist was baptizing at Aenon, near Salim, because there was plenty of water there; and people kept coming to him for baptism.( This was before John was thrown into prison.)A debate broke out between John’s disciples and a certain Jew over ceremonial cleansing.
  • John 1:25-28
    asked him,“ If you aren’t the Messiah or Elijah or the Prophet, what right do you have to baptize?”John told them,“ I baptize with water, but right here in the crowd is someone you do not recognize.Though his ministry follows mine, I’m not even worthy to be his slave and untie the straps of his sandal.”This encounter took place in Bethany, an area east of the Jordan River, where John was baptizing.
  • Acts 22:16
    What are you waiting for? Get up and be baptized. Have your sins washed away by calling on the name of the Lord.’
  • Acts 19:4-5
    Paul said,“ John’s baptism called for repentance from sin. But John himself told the people to believe in the one who would come later, meaning Jesus.”As soon as they heard this, they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus.
  • Luke 3:16
    John answered their questions by saying,“ I baptize you with water; but someone is coming soon who is greater than I am— so much greater that I’m not even worthy to be his slave and untie the straps of his sandals. He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit and with fire.
  • Acts 10:36-38
    This is the message of Good News for the people of Israel— that there is peace with God through Jesus Christ, who is Lord of all.You know what happened throughout Judea, beginning in Galilee, after John began preaching his message of baptism.And you know that God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. Then Jesus went around doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
  • Leviticus 26:40
    “ But at last my people will confess their sins and the sins of their ancestors for betraying me and being hostile toward me.
  • Job 33:27-28
    He will declare to his friends,‘ I sinned and twisted the truth, but it was not worth it.God rescued me from the grave, and now my life is filled with light.’