Youth and Baptism - Life of Jesus
Biblical answers to questions relating to Jesus Christ's youth and baptism.
Youth and Baptism
- The way the Spirit comes gives a direction for how its power is to be used.
There are many questions and theories about why Jesus was baptized by John. Within this section of Jesus.org you will find biblical answers to the most common questions about the baptism of Jesus. In addition, you will find information about the childhood years of Jesus of Nazareth.
Alfred Edersheim said this about why Jesus asked John to baptize him, " Jesus asked John to baptize Him simply as an act of obedience to God's purposes. God had given John the promise of a coming Messiah and the way to identify Him. Jesus fulfilled that promise. His baptism was simply the right thing at the right time: the last act of His private life."