Remembering our Baptism – A Reflection

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The baptismal font at Carrollton Presbyterian Church in Carrollton, Georgia

This was where I was going with tomorrow’s sermon this past weekend and earlier this week. I record my portion of the service, including the sermon on Wednesdays at 4pm (EST).

On this Sunday (Baptism of the Lord), we read Mark’s account of Jesus’ baptism by John in the River Jordan. In Matthew, Mark, and Luke Jesus’ baptism marks the beginning of his public ministry. As Jesus rose up from the water, he saw the heavens torn apart and the Spirit descending on him in the form of a dove. Then he hears the voice of God saying: You are my Son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.

As a cradle Presbyterian, I was baptized as an infant, so I don’t remember what happened at my baptism. The question that my parents answered on that day was:

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