In Christian tradition, Jesus was baptised in it by John the Baptist. Jordan River serves as the eastern border of Israel. Because of the baptism of Jesus, water from the Jordan is employed for the christening of heirs and princes in several Christian royal houses.
The celebrated baptismal site on the sacred Jordan River in Israel.
The coypu (from the Mapudungun, koypu),(Myocastor coypus), also known as the river rat, and nutria, is a large, herbivorous, semiaquatic rodent.
Nutria can also be found in the Jordan River.
Originally native to subtropical and temperate South America,the nutria has since been introduced to North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, primarily by fur ranchers.
Members of the St. Catherine Parish Philadelphia, PA Tour group in their Jordan river baptism.
To walk in the footsteps of Jesus and to be part of the baptismal ritual of following their Savior through the waters of baptism.
Jordan River is a 251 kilometres (156 mi) long river flowing to the Dead Sea.