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Inauguration of the Messiah

October 6, 2013 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: The Gospel of Mark

Scripture: Mark 1:9–1:13

Inauguration of the Messiah
Mark 1:9-13
October 6, 2013


I. Why is Jesus baptized? Mark 1:9

II. Three divine signs attached to Jesus’ baptism. Mark 1:10-11

      A. The heavens are torn apart. Isaiah 64:1

      B. The Holy Spirit descends on Jesus.

      C. God the Father testifies that Jesus is His Son. Isaiah 42:1; Psalm 2:7

III. Tempted in a wilderness. Mark 1:12-13; Hebrews 4:15


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