I’m not stretching or breaking scripture at all. Did I misquote any of the verses I referenced?<quoted text>
Luke wrote an "orderly account". Christian baptism doesn't come into play until after the church is born and the commission is given. Chronologically speaking.
Luke's gospel hit the high points of the life of Christ. Acts is afterwards chronologically. The church was born at Pentecost. That's why Christian baptism isn't in his gospel.
Like how you know what was happening in Theophilus' mind. xxx, you're trying too hard and stretching and breaking scripture to attempt to prove your point.
Chronologically speaking, Luke’s account is spot on. He mentions the main parts of Jesus’ life. You readily admit this. Jesus issues the ordinance of baptism in Matthew 28:19 before His ascension. He then is received into Heaven in Mark 16:19. Since Luke records the ascension in Luke 24:51, and since he doesn’t record the implementation of Christian baptism, and since you admit that Luke touched on the high points of His life, you are actually unwittingly agreeing with me that baptism was not a high point of Jesus’ ministry.
Lastly, if Christian baptism did not come into play until Pentecost, then there was little need for Jesus to bring it up beforehand. Such a revelation could have just as easily been made by the Holy Spirit when they received it in its fullness.