1.     Read Luke 3: 1-21.  Describe the crowd who ends up getting baptized in verse 21.  How are you like or dislike the crowd?

2.     Read Luke 3:21 & Mt. 3:15.  Why must Jesus get baptized?

3.     Read Romans 8:15 & Luke 3:22.  How does Jesus’ baptism empower you and speak to you in your moral failures?

4.     How does Jesus’ baptism speak to you in your moral success?

5.     Read Lk. 3:23.  Discuss the significance of the Father’s benediction that soaks you in the word and the Spirit before you begin ministry.