John the Evangelist even tells us that the Baptizer
saw God's Spirit descend on Jesus and called him the Lamb of God.
The "full gospel" of the Jesus who is Saviour, Sanctifier, Healer, Baptizer
in the Holy Spirit and coming King can and should be proclaimed in the fullness of the Spirit so that the kingdom will be manifested in the midst of the world in words and deeds.
THE BAPTISM OF Jesus by John the Baptizer
culminates with the endorsement of heaven: "This is my son, the Beloved." The sentence, from Psalm 2:7, offers approval of a king of the Davidic line.
Foursquare stands for the fourfold ministry of Jesus Christ as Savior, Baptizer
, Healer, and King.
Alasdair MacIntyre's remark that Aquinas's lifelong project was to integrate the Augustinian and Aristotelian inheritances may be pushing the point, but it is nevertheless true that we will never truly understand Aquinas if we view him as nothing more than the baptizer
It is the moment when Jesus enters the baptismal waters, and John says: "I can't baptize you; you are the One." And Jesus replies as if to say, "Baptize me, so that I become human like you." Let me be clear at once: my intent here is not to figure Clyde Taylor, our revered honoree, as Jesus, nor myself as a baptizer
. My meaning here is that this moment, for me, is huge and ringed with the surprise of wonder that amid this sea of path-finding scholars, eminent authors--royalty--you have situated me in keynote position to honor the achievement of this founder, world scholar, professor, activist rebel who has justified a cause.
As his following grew, he went to be baptized by a radical preacher, John the Baptizer
, who Tabor believes is probably responsible for many of the teachings now attributed only to Jesus.
Hyde was at his food in a fine house.' Hyde perceived Damien as 'coarse' to which Stevenson conceded the possibility, then suggested that Peter and John the Baptizer
were hardly gentle and asked, "but you, who were so refined, why were you not there, to cheer them [the lepers] up with the lights of culture?"
The gang discovered four drains in secret locations which they artfully dubbed the Baptizer
, Crystal, Raye and Moonwalker.
He posits that there were in fact two messiahs, Jesus and John the Baptist (whom he insists on calling John the Baptizer
(4) John the Baptizer
crosses the Jordan to preach and baptize among the Amorites.
This is the first of two weeks in which the gospel reading focuses on the life of John the Baptizer
. John is a prominent part of the Advent/Christmas journey, which is a bit surprising--we're accustomed to reading or singing Mary's song in this season, not Zechariah's.
We will do these things until peace itself becomes, like the Baptizer
, a kind of forerunner, a herald; and we all shall cry, 'Even so, come, Lord Jesus!'" (Phyllis Tickle, What the Land Already Knows: Winter's Sacred Days; Loyola Press)
Then both Philip and the eunuch went down into the water and Philip baptized him." Can the interest in baptism shown by the eunuch be interpreted already as belief.) Yet the original text does not refer to belief as a condition for baptism: neither does the baptizer
ask the person to be baptized about it, nor does the latter give a confession of faith.
Vladimir (Volodomyr), the baptizer
of Rus' in the tenth century.