What did Paul mean by denying he was sent to baptize?

Today, April 1, we start our reading of 1 Corinthians.  In Chapter 1, verse 17, Paul says,  “For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.” John Piper’s sermon titled, “Christ Did Not Send … More What did Paul mean by denying he was sent to baptize?

April 1 Mark 1:1-8

April 1 Mark 1:1-8 (ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. [1] 2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet, [2] “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, 3 the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare [3] the way of … More April 1 Mark 1:1-8

April 1 Psalm 72

April 1 Psalm 72 (ESV) Give the King Your Justice Of Solomon. 72:1 Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to the royal son! 2 May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice! 3 Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness! 4 May he defend the … More April 1 Psalm 72