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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Then Jesus went back across the Jordan to the place where John had been baptizing in the early days. Here he stayed and many people came to him. They said, "Though John never performed a miraculous sign, all that John said about this man was true." And in that place many believed in Jesus. (John 10:40-42)

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