When was the last baptism you witnessed?
What do you remember from the baptism?
What do you think baptism means?
Why do you think John was hesitant to baptize Jesus?
Acting on the Word
At least once each day when you come into contact with water, stop to remember the promises of baptism.
Sunday: Matthew 3:1-17
Monday: Psalm 2
Tuesday: Malachi 3:1-3
Wednesday: Isaiah 40:1-5
Thursday: Mark 1:4-11
Friday: Luke 3:1-22
Saturday: John 1:19-34
What do these passages say about Jesus and his purpose? Thursday-Saturday: How are the other Gospel accounts of Jesus’ baptism the same as Matthew’s? How are they different?