Discover in this article how the baptism of Jesus stands in the middle of the Exodus from Egypt and the Crucifixion and ties them altogether. Why was Jesus baptized? To fulfill the love of God through the Exodus motif.
The Holy Spirit energized, empowered, and celebrated over the waters of the new creation in Genesis 1. At the baptism of Jesus, the Spirit of God presents the new Genesis and empowers the New World we all want.