AN INTRODUCTION LIKE NONE OTHER
Epiphany • Sermon • Submitted
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Anything that refers to Jesus’s manifestation of himself to the world, especially regarding the holiday celebrated in January. Also: The Incarnation of Jesus
See Matthew 3:13-17
13 Then Jesus arrived from Galilee at the Jordan coming to John, to be baptized by him. 14 But John tried to prevent Him, saying, “I have need to be baptized by You, and do You come to me?” 15 But Jesus answering said to him, “Permit it at this time; for in this way it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he permitted Him. 16 After being baptized, Jesus came up immediately from the water; and behold, the heavens were opened, and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove and lighting on Him, 17 and behold, a voice out of the heavens said, “This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well-pleased.”
the baptism of Jesus provided revelation of his identity.