Bethany Beyond the Jordan
“When all the people were baptized, and Jesus was at prayer after likewise being baptized, the skies opened and the Holy Spirit descended on Him in visible from like a dove. A voice from heaven was heard to say: you are my beloved Son. On you my favor rests” (Luke 3/21-22)
Holy water Usage & Miracles:
The Holy water of the Jordan River is the only water which was Blessed by Jesus Christ Himself when He was Baptized in the Jordan River over 2000 years ago.This Holy water is very a special substance and it only exist is in the Jordan River, Where Millions of Christians worldwide comes every year to the Jordan River as Pilgrim for the Blessing of the Holy water. This water must be obtained by all Christians for its unique and special value, as well as the blessings and the Miracles that this holy water has done to many lives.
Many have been diagnosed by serious illness and they reached out for the Holy water to be their saviors, and by the strong faith the Holy water has been the Holy Medicine that brought back hopeless cases back to living healthy lives.
As shown to your right some example pictures of the Miracles done by the Holy Water, where Jesus Christ face appears in the C-Ti scan of the brain and a serious illness was completely recovered. Another example of the Jesus Christ face was shown in the Holy water prior to a Baptism ceremony. Also, Virgin Mary face appears in the heart of a ladies and she was completely recovered from her diagnose. Many stories have been told about the Miracles done by the Holy water for Success, desires have been granted and wishes came true.
A quantity of holy water is typically kept in a font placed near the entrance of the church where it is available for anyone who needs it. Holy water is sometimes sprinkled on items or people when they are blessed, as part of the prayers of blessing. For instance, safety and success. It is traditional to keep a quantity of it at home. It may also be used for informal blessings when no clergy are present. For example, parents might bless their children with holy water before they leave the house for school or play.
1- Holy waterUsage
The Biblical story of the Baptism of Christ is recorded in all four of the Gospels: Matthew 3, Mark 1:1-9, Luke 3:21-22, and John 1:31-34.
A quantity of holy water is typically kept in a font placed near the entrance of the church where it is available for anyone who needs it. Holy water is sometimes sprinkled on items or people when they are blessed, as part of the prayers of blessing. For instance, safety and success.. It is traditional to keep a quantity of it at home. It may also be used for informal blessings when no clergy are present. For example, parents might bless their children with holy water before they leave the house for school or play.
The use of holy water is based on the story of Jesus' baptism by Saint John the Baptist in the River Jordan and the interpretation of this event. In this view, John's baptism was a baptism of repentance, and the people came to have their sins washed away by the water. Since Jesus had no sin, but was God himself, his baptism had the effect of Jesus blessing the water, making it holy, that is used fully for its original created purpose to be an instrument of life.
2- Holy oil (Holy Unction )
When one is ill and in pain, this can very often be a time of life when one feels alone and isolated. The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick, or Holy Unction as it is also known, reminds us that when we are ion pain, either physical, emotional, or spiritual, Christ is present with us through the ministry of His Church. He is among us to offer strength to meet the challenges of life, and even the approach of death.
As with Chrismation, oil is also used in this Sacrament as a sign of God's presence, strength, and forgiveness. After the reading of seven Epistle lessons, seven Gospel lessons and the offering of seven prayers, which are all devoted to healing, the priest anoints the body with the Holy Oil. Christian does not view this Sacrament as available only to those who are near death. It is offered to all who are sick in body, mind, or spirit.
Christ came to the world to "bear our infirmities." One of the signs of His divine Messiahship was to heal the sick. The power of healing remains in the Church since Christ himself remains in the Church through the Holy Spirit.
The Sacrament of the Unction of the sick is the Church's specific prayer for healing. If the faith of the believers is strong enough, and if it is the will of God, there is every reason to believe that the Lord can heal those who are diseased.