Matthew 3:1-17 tells the story of how John the Baptist preached to the people of Israel and participated in the baptism of Jesus. In this video I visually walk through the text and offer some commentary along the way.
A Quick Index
00:43 Where is the Wilderness
01:18 What is Repentance?
04:05 The Voice of Isaiah
06:47 John’s Wardrobe
07:18 What is Baptism?
08:13 Attacking the Religious Leaders
14:17 Jesus is Baptized
15:22 Fulfilling Righteousness
17:49 Did Jesus Have to Repent?
19:10 A Picture of the Trinity
22:00 A Guide to Finding Resources on the Website
The Graphic Novel is Now in Print
The Gospel of Matthew tells the story of Jesus.
Jesus was a Jewish teacher who was not afraid to speak truth to power, challenge social boundaries, and show unconditional love to all people, regardless of status. Jesus’ life, teaching, death, and resurrection are both the fulfillment of what the Hebrew prophets foretold and the promise of God’s coming Kingdom.
This graphic novel version of the Gospel of Matthew invites you to enter Jesus’ story as one of the crowd who listens to his teaching, watches what he does,
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