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The Baptism Of Jesus And Our Baptism

The baptism of Jesus

The baptism of Jesus

 

Right on the heels of the feast of the Epiphany, the Holy Roman Catholic Church celebrates the baptism of Jesus, when as the Word of God from Matthew’s gospel, chapter 3: 16 – 17 testifies that after Jesus was baptised, the heavens were opened and the Spirit of God descended on him like a dove, then the voice of God thundered saying, “This is my Son, the Beloved, in whom I am well pleased.” As I pondered on the gospel reading, I could not help but think of my own baptism when I was adopted as a son of the Most High God through Jesus his beloved SON.

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The Baptism Of Jesus – Go Make A Difference

Baptism of Jesus

The baptism of JesusThis weekend, we celebrated the Feast of the Baptism of Jesus, with the challenge to go make a difference.  Go make a difference in our families, our workplaces, our schools, our world.

 

“And Jesus came upon John baptizing in the Jordan.”  This was His moment.  Jesus would perform an act that would change the course of human history.  He did this even though  that action would ultimately cost Him His life.  Jesus, although infinitely superior to John, allowed John to baptize Him as an expression of His solidarity with all those who were looking to change mankind.  From that point on, Jesus became a public person. 

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