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Raintree Community Church

Feb 7, 2021

The Gospel Appeared in a Person (1:1)

  • Jesus is the Gospel message in the flesh
  • He is the promised Messiah and the Son of God

The Gospel was Announced by a Messenger (1:2-8)

  • John the Baptist was the prophesied forerunner to Jesus the Messiah.
  • John the Baptist’s role was to prepare the way for Messiah through repentance, pointing all to Him.

 The Gospel was Approved by God (1:9-11)

  • In Jesus’ baptism, God the Father declared His approval of Jesus and the Gospel message He would proclaim
  • In Jesus’ baptism, He identified Himself as the One who would be our substitute and endure God’s judgment for us.