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Baptism of the Lord – Matt 3:17

17 And behold a voice from heaven, saying: This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Hilary: From these things thus fulfilled upon Christ, we might learn that after the washing of water the Holy Spirit also … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord – Matt 3:16

16 And Jesus being baptized, forthwith came out of the water: and lo, the heavens were opened to him: and he saw the Spirit of God descending as a dove, and coming upon him. Rabanus: As by the immersion of … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord – Matt 3:14-15

14 But John stayed him, saying: I ought to be baptized by thee, and comest thou to me? Chrysostom: Since John’s baptism was to repentance, and therefore shewed the presence of sin, that none might suppose Christ’s coming to the … Continue reading

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Baptism of the Lord – Matt 3:13

13 Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to the Jordan, unto John, to be baptized by him. Pseudo-Chrysostom: “Then,” that is when John preached, that He might confirm his preaching, and Himself receive his witness. But as when the morning-star has … Continue reading

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