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Jesus baptized by John the Baptist.

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Matthew 3:13-17 Mark 1:9-11 Luke 3:21-22 John 1:29-34
13Then Jesus came from Galilee to Jordan, to John, to be baptized by him. 14But John restrained Him, saying, I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me? 15And answering Jesus said to him, Allow it now, for it is becoming to us to fulfill all righteousness. Then he allowed Him. 16And Jesus, when He had been baptized, went up immediately out of the water. And lo, the heavens were opened to Him, and He saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and lighting upon Him. 17And lo, a voice from Heaven, saying, This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
9And it happened in those days that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10And immediately coming up out of the water, He saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon Him. 11And there came a voice from Heaven, saying, You are My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.
21And it happened in the baptizing of all the people, Jesus also being baptized, and praying, and the heaven was opened. 22And the Holy Spirit came down in a bodily shape, like a dove on Him. And a voice came from Heaven, which said, You are My Son, the Beloved; I am delighted in You.
29The next day John sees Jesus coming to him and says, Behold the Lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world! 30This is He of whom I said, After me comes a Man who has been before me, for He preceded me. 31And I did not know Him, but that He be revealed to Israel, therefore I have come baptizing with water. 32And John bore record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from Heaven like a dove, and He abode on Him. 33And I did not know Him, but He who sent me to baptize with water, that One said to me, Upon whom you shall see the Spirit descending, and remaining upon Him, He is the One who baptizes with the Holy Spirit. 34And I saw and bore record that this is the Son of God.
  • Jesus was baptized as a man with the Holy Spirit, just like you and I can be.
  • John's baptism may have been a baptism of repentance,Luke 3:3 yet Jesus did not need repentance, for He was sinless. When Jesus was baptized, something extraordinary happened the Holy Spirit came upon Him and remained on Him.
  • This was noted in all four Gospels, for it is an integral peace of Jesus earthly ministry.
  • Jesus operated in His earthly ministry as a man under the anointing of the Holy Spirit, and we can do the same through the anointing of the Holy Spirit.