The baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ by John the Baptist has much to teach us. J.C. Ryle's Expository Thoughts on this subject addresses:
1: The honour placed upon the sacrament of baptism
2: The solemn circumstances by which the baptism of our Lord Jesus Christ was attended
He brings out some important truths on this remarkable event, including the factual part played by all in the Trinitarian Godhead, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. His comments are necessarily brief, but I warmly commend them to your attention, being simple and yet profound.
John Charles Ryle was born in the English town of Macclesfield, in the County of Cheshire, on the 10th of May, 1816. His education took him to the prestigious college at Eton, followed by time spent at the great University of Oxford. His conversion can be traced to a time when...