Matthew 3:13-17 – BAPTISM!
A SPECIAL REQUEST – Vs. 13
Jesus wanted to be baptized.
A STEADY RESISTANCE – Vs. 14
Knowing the identity of Jesus, John realized that Jesus should be baptizing him.
A SUBSTANTIAL REASON – Vs. 15
Jesus said that He must be baptized to fulfill all righteousness.
A SUPERNATURAL RESPONSE – Vss. 16-17
God, the Spirit, descended on Jesus in the form of a dove. Vs. 16
God, the Father, spoke from Heaven, giving His approval. Vs. 17