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Coram Deo: Daily Meditations on God’s Presence - Wednesday, January 22, 2014

One with His People

Matthew 3:13–17

In His baptism, our Lord confirmed His willingness to identify with the plight of His people, a willingness first displayed when He became incarnate (see also Heb. 2:14–18). We who live under the new covenant experience the awesome benefit of knowing that God came down to our own level to identify with us and help us in our trials. If you lack strength this day, consider Jesus who is uniquely able to fortify you because He too suffered on this earth.

For further study:

2 Samuel 7

The Bible in a year:

Exodus 5–6

Coram Deo from TableTalk Magazine, Matthew Studies. Copyright © 2008 by Ligonier Ministries.