21 Now when all the people were baptized, and when (A)Jesus also had been baptized and was praying, (B)the heavens were opened,

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32 And John (A)bore witness: (B)“I saw the Spirit descend from heaven like a dove, and (C)it remained on him. 33 I myself did not know him, but (D)he who sent me to baptize (E)with water said to me, ‘He on whom you see the Spirit descend and remain, (F)this is he who baptizes (G)with the Holy Spirit.’ 34 And I have seen and have borne witness that this is the Son[a] of God.”

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Footnotes

  1. John 1:34 Some manuscripts the Chosen One

The Baptism of Jesus

13 (A)Then Jesus came (B)from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. 14 (C)John would have prevented him, saying, “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” 15 But Jesus answered him, “Let it be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he consented. 16 And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, (D)the heavens were opened to him,[a] and he (E)saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; 17 and behold, (F)a voice from heaven said, (G)“This is my beloved Son,[b] with whom I am well pleased.”

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Footnotes

  1. Matthew 3:16 Some manuscripts omit to him
  2. Matthew 3:17 Or my Son, my (or the) Beloved

The Son of Man Must Be Lifted Up

27 (A)“Now is my soul troubled. And what shall I say? ‘Father, (B)save me from (C)this hour’? But (D)for this purpose I have come to (E)this hour. 28 Father, glorify your name.” Then (F)a voice came from heaven: “I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again.”

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The Baptism of Jesus

(A)In those days Jesus (B)came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 And when he came up out of the water, immediately he (C)saw (D)the heavens being torn open (E)and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. 11 And (F)a voice came from heaven, (G)“You are my beloved Son;[a] with you I am well pleased.”

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Footnotes

  1. Mark 1:11 Or my Son, my (or the) Beloved

The Transfiguration

28 (A)Now about eight days after these sayings he took with him (B)Peter and John and James and (C)went up on the mountain to pray. 29 And as he was praying, the appearance of his face was (D)altered, and (E)his clothing became dazzling white.

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Peter Confesses Jesus as the Christ

18 (A)Now it happened that as he was praying alone, the disciples were with him. And he asked them, “Who do the crowds say that I am?”

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16 But (A)he would withdraw to desolate places and (B)pray.

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23 And after he had dismissed the crowds, (A)he went up on the mountain by himself to pray. When (B)evening came, he was there alone,

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