Jordan River Baptism

And it came to pass in those days, that Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee, and was baptized of John in Jordan.  And straightway coming up out of the water, he saw the heavens opened, and the Spirit like a dove descending upon him:  And there came a voice from heaven, saying, Thou art my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased.  –Mark 1:9-11

This morning, three kids from our branch were baptized by their fathers in the Jordan River.

Mikaela & Jaquiline

Mikaela & Jaquiline

Hunter and his dad Vince

Hunter and his dad Vince

Elizabeth was not actually baptized in the Jordan River today, but notice how close we were to Israel on the opposite bank.

Elizabeth was not actually baptized in the Jordan River today, but notice how close we were to Israel on the opposite bank.

Immediately after the kids were baptized, their fathers confirmed them on Jordan’s banks, giving them the gift of the Holy Ghost.  The kids and their dads were still dripping from their baptisms.

It was sublime.

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One comment

  1. Olivia · May 22, 2015

    What an incredible experience! Thank you for sharing!

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