Powered by 4 - May 8, 2014

John with Jesus

today's reading.
Luke 3:21-22; Matthew 3:13-17; John 1:29-33; Mark 1:9-11   

the blog.
Four short passages today all giving us a look at John the Baptist baptizing Jesus. Our main passage from Luke was pretty brief, so I spent the majority of my time in the verses from Matthew and Mark since they provide more detail. I took a few minutes to consider John--his role, his thinking, his actions. Then I turned my attention to Jesus giving thought to his words and actions, as well as God's response. 

What's one thing you learned from the example of John the Baptist in these passages? How about from Jesus? What did these verses show you about God? Tami

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