Jesus Was Baptized
February 2015

“Jesus Was Baptized,” Friend, Feb. 2015, 40–41

Scripture Time

Jesus Was Baptized

Learn about the New Testament together this year!

Jesus Was Baptized

What would it have been like to watch Jesus being baptized? The New Testament tells us about what happened that holy day.

“Then cometh Jesus from Galilee to Jordan unto John, to be baptized of him.

“And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:

“And lo a voice from heaven, saying, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased” (Matthew 3:13, 16–17).

On the special day when you are baptized and confirmed, you are following Jesus Christ. You become like a new person—you promise to always remember and follow Jesus Christ, you become a member of His Church, you receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, and you become completely clean. Heavenly Father is very happy with you. Baptism opens the gate to the path that leads us back to Heavenly Father.

Scripture Tip!

Memorizing a scripture verse can be as easy as 1-2-3.

  1. Write each word of the verse on a different card or paper. Put the cards in order and read the verse out loud.

  2. Mix the cards up and put them back in order. Read the verse again.

  3. Take away a card and read the verse again. Keep taking away cards until you can say the whole verse without any cards.

Now that you’ve memorized it, you can take the verse with you wherever you go!

Scripture Questions

Cut out the word strips below and put them in a container. Take turns choosing questions and using the scriptures to answer them.