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Jordan River – Holy Land Tour

The Jordan RiverThe Boundary to the Promised Land

That is the river during which John the Baptist baptized, together with our Lord’s baptism. It’s the border between fashionable Jordan and Israel.

Matthew 3—In these days got here John the Baptist, preaching within the wilderness of Judaea, 2 And saying, Repent ye:for the dominion of heaven is at hand. 3 For that is he that was spoken of by the prophet Esaias, saying, The voice of 1 crying within the wilderness, Put together ye the way in which of the Lord, make his paths straight. 4 And the identical John had his raiment of camel’s hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins; and his meat was locusts and wild honey. 5 Then went out to him Jerusalem, and all Judaea, and all of the area spherical about Jordan, 6 And have been baptized of him in Jordan, confessing their sins. 7 However when he noticed most of the Pharisees and Sadducees come to his baptism, he mentioned unto them, O era of vipers, who hath warned you to flee from the wrath to come back? 8 Convey forth subsequently fruits meet for when when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens have been opened unto him, and he noticed the Spirit of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him: 17 And lo a voice from heaven, saying, That is my beloved Son, in whom I’m nicely happy.

Mark 1:9–11—And it got here to go in these days, that Jesus got here from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan. 10 And straightway arising out of the water, he noticed the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him: 11 And there got here a voice from heaven, saying, Thou artwork my beloved Son, in whom I’m nicely happy.

John 3:22–23—After this stuff got here Jesus and his disciples into the land of Judaea; and there he tarried with them, and baptized. 23 And John additionally was baptizing in Aenon close to to Salim, as a result of there was a lot water there: they usually got here, and have been baptized.

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