Category Archives: Baptism

Mark 1:9-15 – Be held by the water

MARK 1:9-15 9In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10And just as he was coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens torn apart and the Spirit descending like … Continue reading

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1 Peter 3:18-22 – Made alive in the Spirit

1 PETER 3:18-22 18For Christ also suffered for sins once for all, the righteous for the unrighteous, in order to bring you to God. He was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit, 19in which also … Continue reading

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Acts 19:1-7 The Holy Spirit came upon them

ACTS 19:1-7 1While Apollos was in Corinth, Paul passed through the interior regions and came to Ephesus, where he found some disciples. 2He said to them, “Did you receive the Holy Spirit when you became believers?” They replied, “No, we have … Continue reading

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Advent – John 1:6-8, 19-28 Testify to the Light

GOSPEL JOHN 1:6-8, 19-28 6There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. 7He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. 8He himself was not the light, but he came to … Continue reading

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Advent – Mark 1:1-8 – He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit

http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/%7Ejanknegt/r0012.html “Baptism” by Jim Janknegt. Used with permission MARK 1:1-8 1The beginning of the good news of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. 2As it is written in he prophet Isaiah, “See, I am sending my messenger ahead of you, … Continue reading

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Matthew 28:16-20 – Go

Matthew 28:16-20 16 Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them. 17 When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted. 18 And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and … Continue reading

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Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 – O Lord, I pray, save my life!

Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 1   I love the LORD, because he has heard my voice and my supplications. 2   Because he inclined his ear to me, therefore I will call on him as long as I live. 3   The snares of death encompassed me; … Continue reading

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Acts 2:14a, 36-41 – Save yourselves from this corrupt generation

Acts 2:14a, 36-41 14aBut Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them, 36“Therefore let the entire house of Israel know with certainty that God has made him both Lord and Messiah, this Jesus whom you crucified.” 37Now … Continue reading

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Acts 8:14-17 – They received the Holy Spirit

Acts 8:14-17 14Now when the apostles at Jerusalem heard that Samaria had accepted the word of God, they sent Peter and John to them. 15The two went down and prayed for them that they might receive the Holy Spirit 16(for … Continue reading

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Isaiah 43: 1-7 – Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine…

Isaiah 43:1-7 1But now thus says the LORD, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. 2When you pass … Continue reading

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