The overwhelming biblical, archaeological, and historical evidence has led many religious leaders throughout the world to recognize this site as the authentic site of Jesus' baptism.
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This is the official website of the Baptism Site of Jesus Christ, where 2000 years ago Jesus came to be baptised by John:

"Then Jesus came from Galilee to John at the Jordan to be baptized by him (Matthew 3:13)".

It was at this very spot that history was made and where for centuries hearts yearning for Divine Grace found untold blessings.

After becoming lost the site was recently discovered, authenitified, and now home to hundreds of thousands of visitors annually from all different denominations and faiths who seek the blessings of a land graced by great prophets, saints, and the Messiah.

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American Baptist Delegation

H.E. David CoffeyPresident of the BWA

H.E. Cardinal Angelo ScolaThe Patriarch of Venice

H.E. Metropolitan VladimirMetrp. of Chişinău & Moldova

H.H. Pope Benedict XVI

The Spring of John the Baptist

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Rustom takes you on a tour of the famous spring of John the Baptist and gives you an inside look at the archeological discoveries at this historical site.

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When all the people were being baptized, Jesus was baptized too. And as he was praying, heaven was opened and the Holy Spirit descended on him in bodily form like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: "You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased." Now Jesus himself was about thirty years old when he began his ministry. (Luke 3:21-23)

Pope Francis’ Pilgrimage to
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