Jordan River

052 = The Hills of Judea,taken from the top of the Greek Monastery on the Mount of Temptation.

053 = The Jordan River
Baptizing ceremony at the Jordan River.
The source of the River Jordan is near Dan in the north of the Holy Land about 330m above sea level.While at the Lake of Galilee it is 212m below sea level and when it reaches the Dead Sea it is 392m below sea level.

054 = A copy of Murillo's painting of the Baptism in the desert,hangs near the organ in the Churcu of St. John the Baptist in Ein Karem. Jesus also being baptized and praying,the heaven opened.And the Holy Ghost descended in a bodily shape like a dove upon him,and a voice came from heaven which said 'Thou art my beloved Son:in thee I am well Pleased.