In this passage which details the arrest of the Lord Jesus before His trial and crucifixion, Christ shows Himself to be very much in control and ordering events. In particular we see three means by which the Lord Jesus protects His people, which give strong comfort to all those who belong to Him.
1 Peter 2:1-3
In a short study of these three verses, we aim to answer three questions produced from the text: What should we put off? What should we put on? For what reason are we to do this?
A brief account from Mark gives us no details of the temptation of Jesus Christ, only the barest facts. This sermon considers the significance of Jesus being tempted by Satan — three aspects of the King’s temptation that encourage us to humbly trust Him and eagerly await His glorious return.
This passage details the beginning of the public ministry of Jesus Christ. In the baptism of Jesus we see the supreme honor given to Him, and at the same time His supreme example of humility. The passage contains three incidents in the coronation of Christ that should lead us to worship Him with great thanksgiving, and to follow Him with humble confidence.