Sermons on Baptism

Sermons on Baptism

A Baptized Identity

In our reading from the Gospel of Matthew, we heard one of the events from Jesus’ life that is recorded in one way or another by all four Gospels– Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Jesus is baptized. This is surprising in and of itself. Even John who baptizes him is surprised. John called people to repentance. He told them to end their rebellion against God and to turn…