Why Was Jesus Baptized?

In Matthew 3:13-17, Jesus’ baptism is both explained and takes place. In v. 14, John says that he needs to be baptized by Jesus instead of the other way around. “Righteousness” is used as the righteousness of life through obedience to divine will. Jesus acknowledges the standard of righteousness as valid and affirms the fact […]

One Thousand Days

Long ago the sons of Korah said, “For a day in Your courts is better than a thousand. I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God Than dwell in the tents of wickedness” (Psalm 84:10). This morning, as you’re hopefully preparing for worship, what is your attitude? Do you feel like […]