Jesus’ baptism marked the beginning
of His ministry on earth
John was born in
“to plunge, dip, immerse” something in water.
was the one who baptized Him
John ‘the Baptist’
the forerunner and relative who lived an ascetic life in Judean desert who baptized Jesus
John the Baptist
Baptism in Greek
The son of the priest Zacharias and Elisabeth, cousin of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
John was what at birth
was a Nazarite from birth and prepared for his mission by years of self-discipline in the desert.
Upon His baptism, the (blank) came upon Him affirming his being the Son of God, the promised deliverer of God’s people.
john prepared the way for by calling people to repent and be baptized for the Kingdom of God is at hand.
Jesus the Messiah
With the baptism of Jesus, John’s office as (blank) was accomplished
s the sign of a new life through Jesus Christ.
Why was Herod Antipas angry at John
denouncing him for marrying Herodias, the wife of his half-brother Herod
Herod Antipas the Judean ruler
Where was Jesus baptized
At the request of whom, John was beheaded
Salome, daughter of Herodias and Herod
Christians are immersed in the liberating death of Christ where their sins are buried
Meaning/Relevance of Jesus’ Baptism
It unites the one baptized with Christ and with his people.