baptism

Israel

Mikvah – Ritual Immersion

Jewish law requires that one immerse in a mikveh as part of the process of conversion to Judaism.  It also requres women to immerse before getting married and when observing the laws of niddah (menstrual purity).  Many Hasidic men immerse themselves in the mikveh every day.  Others immerse every Friday

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Christian

Baptized of John in Jordan

And then came Jesus from Galilee to Jordan, unto John, to be baptized of him. But John refused him, saying, I have need to be baptized of you, and why do you come to me? And Jesus, answering, said unto him, Suffer me to be baptized of you, for thus

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Egypt

Horus baptized by Anup

Horus, at thirty years of age became adult in his baptism by Anup.   Horus in his baptism made his transformation into the beloved son and only begotten of the Father, the Holy Spirit, represented by a bird.  

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