- 1 year ago
Today Christ descends into the waters of the Jordan, a body of water symbolizing the great divide between the wilderness of this present evil age and the age to come, the Kingdom of God.
The one who was born of an unwedded virgin is revealed to be the Son of God, with the Spirit of God resting upon him and the Father himself proclaiming his sonship to all.
The one who was concealed in the depth of the earth in a cave begins his public ministry, openly proclaiming the gospel to all.
And the one who appeared as a weak infant is revealed to be the Lord creation.
By descending into the Jordan, Christ has made known the true knowledge of God—as Father, revealed by his Son an known in the Spirit—the Trinity whom we worship.
By descending into the Jordan, Christ brought illumination to the world, so that we may all live in the light of the gospel.
My descending into the Jordan, Christ has transfigured the waters and all creation, so that we also may be transformed, reborn in the