Matthew 3:16-17

The Baptism of Jesus

16 And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, o the heavens were opened to him, 1 and he p saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him; 17 and behold, q a voice from heaven said, r "This is my beloved Son, 2 with whom I am well pleased."

  1. Cross References
    Acts 7:56
    And he said, "Behold, I see the heavens opened, and the Son of Man standing at the right hand of God.
  2. Cross References
    John 1:32 - 33
    And John bore witness: "I saw the Spirit descend from heaven like a dove, and it remained on him.
    Luke 4:18
    The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed.
    Luke 4:21
    And he began to say to them, "Today this Scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.
    Acts 10:38
    How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power. He went about doing good and healing all who were oppressed by the devil, for God was with him.
  3. Cross References
    John 12:28
    Father, glorify your name." Then a voice came from heaven: "I have glorified it, and I will glorify it again.
  4. Cross References
    Matthew 17:5
    He was still speaking when, behold, a bright cl...
    2 Peter 1:17
    For when he received honor and glory from God t...
    Psalms 2:7
    I will tell of the decree: The Lord said to me,...
    Isaiah 42:1
    Behold my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in...
    Ephesians 1:6
    To the praise of his glorious grace, with which...
    Colossians 1:13
    He has delivered us from the domain of darkness...
    1 John 5:9
    If we receive the testimony of men, the testimo...
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