Sunday Presbyterian: "The Baptism of Jesus," Part 2

Why did John baptize Jesus? If Jesus was sinless, pure, innocent, and perfect, why should he be baptized, a sacrament generally associated with repentance and a change of life? Watch as Pastor MacLaren shows why this baptism was necessary, and how it draws together various images from creation, Noah's flood, the wilderness wandering of Israel, and Pentecost. Rev. Richard Scott MacLaren is pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Perkasie, PA (, an Orthodox Presbyterian Church ( This video is based on a study group that meets during the Sunday School hour.

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