On Jordan's Bank the Baptist's Cry
Isaiah 40:3 · Isaiah 40:7 · Isaiah 40:9 · Jeremiah 7:23 · Matthew 3:3 · Mark 1:3 · Luke 3:3-4
Confessions and Statements of Faith References
Further Reflections on Confessions and Statements of Faith References
What is notable about this song is that it concludes with a Trinitarian doxology, thus pointing to the truth that the coming of Christ was clearly a redeeming action involving all three members of the Trinity. Heidelberg Catechism captures the role of each member of the Trinity in Lord’s Day 12, Question and Answer 31 when it professes that Christ is called anointed, because he has been “ordained by God the Father and has been anointed with the Holy Spirit” to be our prophet, priest, and king.