IMG_0098 2Soul Food: Matthew 3

“Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan, to be baptized by him. John would have prevented him, saying, ‘I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?’


But Jesus answered him, ‘Let it be so now; for it is proper for us in this way to fulfill all righteousness.’

Then he consented. And when Jesus had been baptized, just as he came up from the water, suddenly the heavens were opened to him and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and alighting on him. And a voice from heaven said, ‘This is my Son, the Beloved, with whom I am well pleased.'” ~

Every day, opportunities arise for new beginnings. One of the most beautiful things about baptism is God’s gentle grace that enlightens and allows us to become better selves. In the midst of uncertainty, God often comes in unexpected ways, claiming even the most unlikely of us as “beloved.” … The challenge is embracing a life pleasing to God by reflecting the love of Christ in a world of hurt. …


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