Mark 1:4-11

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4 January, 2021



MARK 1:4-11

4. John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. 5. And all the country of Judea was going out to him, and all the people of Jerusalem; and they were being baptized by him in the Jordan River, confessing their sins. 6. John was clothed with camel's hair and wore a leather belt around his waist, and his diet was locusts and wild honey. 7. And he was preaching, and saying, ``After me One is coming who is mightier than I, and I am not fit to stoop down and untie the thong of His sandals. 8. ``I baptized you with water; but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit." 9. In those days Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10. Immediately coming up out of the water, He saw the heavens opening, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon Him; 11. and a voice came out of the heavens: ``You are My beloved Son, in You I am well-pleased."