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    What are the similarities between the account of Jesus baptism and the account of the Transfiguration? What do they indicate about the nature of Jesus?

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    The most glaring similarity between the gospel accounts of Jesus' baptism and transfiguration is the audible voice from heaven, the voice being God the Father speaking to show the listeners His approval of the man Jesus. In the first instance, the Father spoke from heaven after Jesus was baptized, where John the Baptist, and probably a crowd of people were gathered to witness the event. Mark 1:5 tells us that "all the land of Judea, and they of Jerusalem" went out to hear John the Baptist preach. After Jesus was baptized, the gospel authors record that the Holy Spirit descended on Him in a bodily shape like a dove and that a voice from heaven then declared, "Thou art My beloved Son; in Thee I am well pleased" ...

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    The expert determines what are the similarities between the account of Jesus baptism and the account of the Transfigurations.

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