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  • "Behold My Servant" (Sermon for the Baptism of Our Lord, on Isaiah 42:1-9)

    01/07/2017 6:48:07 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 4 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | January 8, 2017 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Behold My Servant” (Isaiah 42:1-9)“Behold my servant,” the Lord says to us today. Who is this servant, you ask? It’s Jesus, of course. The Christ, the Anointed One, baptized as the Lord’s servant, to do the will of the one who sent him. Jesus, the Christ, anointed with the Holy Spirit at his baptism. And Isaiah is here to tell us about him. Through the prophet Isaiah now, the Lord invites us to look upon Christ, saying, “Behold My Servant.” “Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my Spirit upon him;...
  • "Christ the Baptized and Baptizer" (Sermon for the Baptism of Our Lord, on Luke 3:15-22)

    01/12/2013 3:35:15 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | January 13, 2012 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Christ the Baptized and Baptizer” (Luke 3:15-22)Today in the church year is the Baptism of Our Lord, which we always celebrate on this, the First Sunday after the Epiphany. The Baptism of Our Lord is that auspicious occasion when our Lord Jesus Christ, as he was about to start his public ministry, was baptized by John in the Jordan, and the Spirit descended on him like a dove, and a voice came from heaven, attesting to Jesus as God’s beloved Son, with whom he is well pleased. And so every year on this day the Holy Gospel is the account...