Why was Jesus Baptized?

Why was Jesus Baptized? John the Baptist asked Jesus this same question with different words. [dropshadowbox align=”none” effect=”curled” width=”auto” height=”” background_color=”#dadedb” border_width=”1″ border_color=”#fdfdfd” ]John the Baptist: “I need to be baptized by you, and do you come to me?” (Matt. 3:14). Jesus: “Let it be…

From Glory to Glory

And … the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with great fear. (verses 8-9 of Luke 2, ESV) After quite a bit of study and contemplation, for now, I’ve settled on a definition of God’s glory that goes something like this:…

A Bountiful Eye

He who has a bountiful eye will be blessed for he shares his bread with the poor. Proverbs 22:9 (ESV) I once worked in an office with someone who said she operated out of the “Principle of Generosity.” She explained that she wasn’t greedy for…