Sermons on Baptism

The Baptism of Jesus (Luke 3:21-22)

Introduction Begin with an involving introduction that surfaces need. Use a provocative question, human-interest story, simple assertion, startling statement, a catalog of information, or create a conflict/problem. Review big picture > immediate context. Brief words describe critical event. Read Luke 3:21-22 This text raises several questions: Why was Jesus baptized? Why does Jesus pray? What were the roles of the Spirit and Father? Excellent passage for teaching the doctrine of the Trinity. All three persons participate in the Son’s baptism,…

Evangelizing an Ethiopian Eunuch (Acts 8:26-40)

God grows our faith by providing opportunities to witness to others.God guides Philip throughout this passage. The angel tells Philip where to go (v.26). The Spirit prompts Philip to join the Ethiopian (v.29). And, when the mission was fulfilled the Spirit of the Lord carried Philip away (v.39). This is not the story of a man searching for God, but of God searching for a man.