Go Down to the River

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In Matthew chapter 3 we learn that Jesus was baptized in the Jordan River.  Our team had the honor of following Jesus’ direction and being baptized there as well. This was such a precious time for so many people. It was a time of rededication and renewal. I really think that the emotions in these images says it all.

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My brother and I before our baptisms

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Diana, Sharla, and Shelly

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Jeremy K.

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Here is Thomas.

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Below is a beautiful picture of marriage. This is Thomas baptizing his wife Laurie. So beautiful it brings tears to my eyes. 

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Meet Paul

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Love this image!

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Next is Laurie baptizing me. She spoke sweet words over me confirming that God is not done with me and that He loves me with an EVERLASTING LOVE. I claim that with all that I am!

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Below are pictures of me baptizing my brother Dustin. This was such a special moment for me. Dustin and I were baptized together about 11 years ago. It was such a blessing to be able to be baptized together in the Jordan River. 

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Below is Brian. He is an elder at our church and such a kind person. He is also super tall which is why there are two people baptizing him. 

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I love the excitement of the next picture!

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The next baptism is such a beautiful picture of a father leading his son. Garrison is 13 and he is being baptized by his dad. Super cool. 

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I had the amazing honor to baptized Lyndsay.She is such a sweet young lady. 

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The group

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Dustin and I celebrating

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Such a glorious day. It was an honor to be apart of this amazing celebration!

Come back tomorrow to see the holy city of Jerusalem and the Western Wall!

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August 17, 2009 - 12:54 pm

Lauren Z - So…I just cried through those images. Especially the ones of you and Dustin. What an awesome experience. Love you, girl!

August 18, 2009 - 9:04 pm

Valerie - i also cried through those pictures…how amazing!

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