|Baptism of Jesus - looks like there was some difficulty pushing him under.|
But was he?
John did baptize in the wilderness, and preach the baptism of repentance for the remission of sins And there went out unto him all the land of Judaea, and they of Jerusalem, and were all baptized of him in the river of Jordan, confessing their sins
And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized by John in Jordan.
So, if John was "preaching baptism of repentance for remission of sins" and part of that baptism was confession of sins, why did John need to baptize Jesus?
Obviously, the author of Mark thought Jesus was a sinner who needed to confess those sins and repent, and who are we to disagree... (Tweet this)