Some "Christians" believe you recv the Holy Ghost w/water baptism. John had authority(Jn 1:33).Why didn't they recv Holy Spirit w/his?

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  • 4 weeks ago

    1 - John the Baptist was not a Christian per se. He was not a devoted follower of Jesus. He had his own, separate ministry.

    2 - John the Baptist baptized with the baptism of John, not the baptism that Jesus instructed his apostles. We see this is an important difference in Acts.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Because Yeshua had not yet ascended to the Father.

  • 4 weeks ago

    In Acts chapter 8, some believers had been baptized but had not received the Holy Ghost. In Acts 10, Cornelius received the Holy Ghost before being baptized.

  • Paul
    Lv 6
    4 weeks ago

    He did receive the Holy Spirit in His baptism, which enabled him to receive the fullness of the Holy Spirit later, in his Confirmation.

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