Character of Jesus 1

The Character of Jesus 1

Jesus Baptized

Matthew 3:13 – 17, Mark 1:9 – 11, Luke 3:21 – 22, John 1:29 – 34

  • Not concerned about taking a lower position (Matthew 3:15).
    • Jesus made a point to go to John (Matthew 3:13).
    • Jesus prayed before the voice from heaven (Luke 3:21).
    • The objective was to do the right thing as an illustration (fulfill).
    • Not so much humility as seizing a teaching moment.
  • Applications
    • Make a point to be in teachable moments rather than focusing on what I do best.
    • Prayer maintains focus.
    • Be a walking illustration.
    • Be unconcerned about who is in charge.