Baptism in Jordan River
The group who were baptized in the river Jordan
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Baptizing my son Aaron in the river Jordan at the same spot where the Israelites under Joshua miraculously crossed on dry ground into the Promised Land (Joshua 3:14-17), the place where Prophet Elijah was taken up into heaven (2 Kings 2:1-18) and John the Baptist baptized Lord Jesus. Please remember to pray for Aaron. #ksmIsraelTour2018 #PastorMichaelFernandes
This place is in Jericho and is called “Qasr al-Yahud” meaning the castle of the Jews
This area was heavily mined on both sides of the Jordan after the Six-Day War in 1967, and it’s only relatively recently that this place has been reopened to tourists and pilgrims.
The baptismal site called “Yardenit,” has no historical significance.