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Sermons on Baptism of the Lord

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Between Scolding and Temptation  Click here Click title to view sermon Matthew 3: 13–17
Summary: Although experiences such as guilt and temptation threaten to undermine our faith, we encounter God’s grace in the midst of such experiences. In this passage, God’s grace, in the form of Jesus’ baptism, occurs between the confrontational preaching of John the Baptist and Jesus’ temptation in the wilderness. God’s grace is a kind of oasis in the midst of the difficult times of life.
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Come to the Water  Click here Click title to view sermon Matthew 3: 13–17
Summary: Baptism changes the rules in the middle of the story. Jesus was baptized by John, though he didn’t need to be. He died with the sins of the world on his shoulders, though he didn’t have to. Jesus obeyed his Father to the very end, because he knew we couldn’t. In baptism, we become one with Jesus.
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More than Fire Insurance  Click here Click title to view sermon Matthew 3: 13–17
Summary:  Two stories, one from the ancient church and one from the modern church, illustrate the tendency to think of the meaning of baptism only in connection with an afterlife. Jesus’ baptism, on the other hand, was the beginning of his life of faithfulness and service. Following that example, our baptism should be understood as (among other things) our commissioning as disciples of Christ. God saves us for service.
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Righteousness Rips the Sky  Click here Click title to view sermon Matthew 3: 13–17
Summary: This passage is about baptism and righteousness — being in a right relationship with God. Baptism and righteousness are related. Righteousness begins with our decision to seek relationship with God, and baptism marks that decision point. Both baptism and righteousness continue with our aggressively waiting for a second “baptism” that can only come from God.
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Who Do You Think You Are?  Click here Click title to view sermon Matthew 3: 13–17
Summary: The baptism of Jesus clarifies his self-understanding, which is tied directly to his mission and purpose. His baptism becomes a model for us. We are baptized with him, and gain our identity from that experience.
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