When Jesus Christ Was Baptized


When Jesus Christ Was Baptized

35395, Children's Songbook, The Gospel, When Jesus Christ Was Baptized, 102

1. When Jesus Christ was baptized
Down in the River Jordan,
Three members of the Godhead
Were present there in love.
The Father spoke from heaven
When Jesus Christ was baptized;
The Holy Ghost descended
As gently as a dove.

2. And now when I am baptized,
I'll follow his example-
Be baptized by immersion
Through sacred priesthood pow'r.
Then I will be a member
Of Heav'nly Father's kingdom
And have the Holy Spirit
To guide me ev'ry hour.

Words and music: Jeanne P. Lawler, b. 1924. © 1977, 1989 IRI

Matthew 3:13-17