Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 16, 2012
Jesus’ first action is an act of humility. It is this act of humility that will reveal his greatness, and this act of identifying with the people will actually set him apart.
We come now to Jesus’ appearance. Mark, in verse 8 sets us up to expect his coming in power, and yet, Jesus’ first action is an act of humility. John, who was not worthy to tie Jesus’ sandals, baptizes him as he does everyone else. But it is this act of humility