WHO IS JESUS?
Hentrich February 3, 2019
1 Peter 2:21
reads to this you were called because Christ suffered for you leaving you an
example that you should follow in his steps
reads, then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to be baptized by John
people were told in the streets of Jerusalem by Peter, repent and be baptized
everyone of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of your sins
Acts 22:16 Ananias
told Paul, arise and be baptized and wash away your sins
1 Peter 3:21
says that baptism saves us but not by the washing of dirt from the body but the
pledge of a clean conscience before God.
John tried to deter Jesus saying I need to be baptized by you. why do you come
baptism was a pledge of allegiance to God.
Romans 10:9 says
if you confess with your mouth and believe in your heart that Jesus is Lord,
you will be saved.
baptism was a testimony of transition in his life.
Luke 2:52 says
that he increased in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man.
5:17 says if any man is in Christ he is a new creation old things are passed
away all things have become new
Roman 6:1-4 What shall we
say then shall we go on sinning so that grace may increase by no means! We died
to sin how can we live in it any longer? Don’t you know that all of us were
baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?
therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that just as
Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the father we too may live
a new life
says as many of you as have been baptized into Christ have put on Christ.
3. Jesus was
baptized to demonstrate servanthood to man
- God resists the
proud but gives grace to the humble
- Humble yourself
before the Lord and he will lift you up
- Pride goes
before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall
- Unless you
humble yourself and become like a little child you can’t enter the Kingdom of
20:27-28 Whoever wants to be first must be your slave Just as the son of man
did not come to be served but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for
every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of
peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you were called
to one hope when you were called; one Lord, one faith, one
baptism; one God and Father of all, who is over all and through all
and in all.
Romans 6:3-4 Or
don’t you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were
baptized into his death? We were therefore buried with him through baptism
into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the
dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.