The New Testament
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Mark 1:9

9 And in those days Jesus acame from 1bNazareth of Galilee and was 2baptized 3in the Jordan by John.


92 As a Slave of God, the Slave-Savior too was baptized, signifying that He was willing to serve God and that He would serve not in man's natural way but through death and resurrection (see notes 131 and 161 in Matt. 3). Such a baptism was the initiation of His service.