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Re: Baptism of fire

Posted by Gary Martin on January 24, 2009 at 10:21

In Reply to: Baptism of fire posted by Neal Clarke on January 24, 2009 at 10:17:

: Hello!
: Just discovered this site, and I think it's wonderful.

: Just a bit of a quibble though. It seems to me that 'Baptism of fire' probably has its origins in the Gospels, doesn't it? Somewhere in John 1, 'He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit, and with fire...'?

: Also, I would like to suggest a 'Phrases of Biblical Origin' to complement those of Shakespearian and Nautical category.

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You are correct, that phrase does appear in the Bible. I've updated the site's page on that phrase to reflect that.

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