Matthew Chapter 3| Bible Study with LO
- John the Baptist: prepared the way for Christ return. Passing of baton
- We see also that John the Baptist was not too keen on the Pharisees and Sadducees either this is foreshadowing of how Christ’s interaction will go with them also
- Take away: Christ is baptized as we should be it’s a symbol of being “all in” covering of the Holy Spirit, Christ’s miracles starts after this. Christ as God the Son is established and Jesus IS WHO HE IS. Let Him lead you.
- In Luke, John is a familial relative of Jesus whose birth was foretold by Gabriel. In the Gospel of John, John the Baptist himself sees the spirit descend like a dove and he explicitly preaches that Jesus is the Son of God. The Gospels vary in their depiction of John's relationship to Elijah.
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