"And after six days Jesus took with him Peter and James, and John his brother, and led them up a high mountain by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, [...]
The Lord’s Word gets filled up. It gets fulfilled. It gets done. Laws cherished and obeyed. Promises kept, made good on.
Old Adam would rather die by the law than live by grace, but God joins His word to water for sinners and for you.
It was not necessary for Jesus to be baptized—not for Himself—but it was necessary for you. Jesus’ baptism is the other side of your baptism, the thing that makes it worthwhile. The baptism of [...]