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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And so John came, baptizing in the desert region and preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins. The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River. ... At that time Jesus came from Nazareth in Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. As Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove. And a voice came from heaven: "You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased." At once the Spirit sent him out into the desert... (Mark 1:4-5, 9-12)

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