This is one of those striking juxtapositions that I would have missed if I hadn’t done a recap of a missed day of Lectionary reading. At first glance, these two passages have little to do with each other. But then we see a phrase in common…
Read the rest at: “Stretched Out His Hand” « Colvinism.
And the eunuch said to Philip, “About whom, I ask you, does the prophet say this, about himself or about someone else?” Then Philip opened his mouth, and beginning with this Scripture he told him the good news about Jesus. And as they were going along the road they came to some water, and the eunuch said, “See, here is water! What prevents me from being baptized?” (Acts 8:34-36 ESV)
How did the eunuch know about baptism?
It seems Philip thought it was important to include that information in telling “the good news [gospel] about Jesus.
Do we do that?