Paul baptizes these disciples in the name of Jesus and they receive gifts: the Holy Spirit comes upon them so they can speak in tongues and prophesy.
In Mark's telling of Jesus' own baptism by the hands of John, we hear first that John testifies that Jesus will one day baptize with the Holy Spirit.
It is Christ who baptizes, and we felt his presence with us.
My daughter Jenny and her husband, Brian, looked at me and asked: "Should we baptize him?
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John reports that he himself baptizes
only with water, but that the one coming (Jesus) will baptize
with the Holy Spirit and with fire.
He is present in the sacrament by his power, in such a way that when someone baptizes, Christ himself baptizes.
Sister is now responsible for the administration of the parish, and has been given permission to baptize, marry, and bury parishioners when no priest is available.
Will the next generation be able to sustain initiation into a faith that baptizes
her in Christ as a new being and in the same moment reinforces her supposed incapacity to fully represent Christ to God's people?
But John explains the difference between himself and the one to come: "While I baptize
with water symbolizing repentance, this one baptizes
with the very agents that bring forgiveness and repentance, the Holy Spirit and fire.