The Bible in a Year with Fr. Mike Schmitz – Day 154: The Baptism of Jesus. As we begin reading the Gospel of Mark, Fr. Mike points out several amazing details about the baptism of Jesus, as well as the significance of the healing of the paralytic. The readings are Mark 1-2 and Psalm 11. Please note: The Bible contains adult themes that may not be suitable for children – parental discretion is advised.