2510 Jesus Christ, baptism of
In obedience to God’s will Jesus Christ was baptised in the River Jordan by John. The event was sealed by the descent of the Holy Spirit and the Father’s voice of approval.
John tries to prevent Jesus Christ from being baptised
Mt 3:13-14 John was baptising repentant sinners but he knew that Jesus Christ was sinless.
The necessity of Jesus Christ’s baptism
The events surrounding Jesus Christ’s baptism
Jesus Christ prays while being baptised Lk 3:21
The Holy Spirit descends on Jesus Christ Mk 1:10 pp Mt 3:16 pp Lk 3:22 The Holy Spirit came upon Jesus Christ to equip him for his ministry which was about to begin and to give him strength at a time of temptation. See also Jn 1:32-34
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