“The Jordan River,” For the Strength of Youth, Jan. 2023.
Its source is at Mount Hermon in the north.
It flows south into the Sea of Galilee—and out again.
It ends by flowing into the Dead Sea.
For most of its length, it is below sea level.
It is the most important river in this region.
Joshua led the children of Israel across the Jordan River on dry ground to enter the promised land (see Joshua 3–4).
Jesus Christ was baptized in the Jordan River by John the Baptist (see Matthew 3).