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Dec 11: Jesus Christ, Baptism of


  • What can we learn about our own baptism as we study Christ’s baptism.
  • 2 Nephi 31:5-9 tells us why Jesus was baptized, how many of those have become things that you have done since being baptized?
  • Share a memory from each family member’s baptism day.
  • Additional Resources

    • Light the World Day 11
    • Scriptures from the Topical Guide

      Matt. 3:13
      13 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.
      Mark 1:9
      9 And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan.
      Luke 3:21
      21 Now when all the people were baptized, it came to pass, that Jesus also being baptized, and praying, the heaven was opened,
      1 Ne. 11:27
      27 And I looked and beheld the Redeemer of the world, of whom my father had spoken; and I also beheld the prophet who should prepare the way before him. And the Lamb of God went forth and was baptized of him; and after he was baptized, I beheld the heavens open, and the Holy Ghost come down out of heaven and abide upon him in the form of a dove.
      Mark 10:38
      38 But Jesus said unto them, Ye know not what ye ask: can ye drink of the cup that I drink of? and be baptized with the baptism that I am baptized with?
      John 1:32
      32 And John bare record, saying, I saw the Spirit descending from heaven like a dove, and it abode upon him.
      1 Ne. 10:9
      9 And my father said he should baptize in Bethabara, beyond Jordan; and he also said he should baptize with water; even that he should baptize the Messiah with water.
      2 Ne. 31:5
      5 And now, if the Lamb of God, he being holy, should have need to be baptized by water, to fulfil all righteousness, O then, how much more need have we, being unholy, to be baptized, yea, even by water!

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