Comedian and actor Russell Brand recently shared he was baptized on Sunday months after expressing an interest in Christianity.

“Yesterday I got baptized, and it was an incredible, profound experience,” Brand said in a video posted Monday.

“Many aspects of it were very intimate and personal. The truth is this: as a person who has, in the past, taken many, many substances and always been disappointed with their inability to deliver the kind of tranquility and peace and even transcendence that I’ve always felt I’ve been looking for… something occurred in the process of baptism that was incredible; overwhelming.”

He also revealed his baptism took place at River Thames, which is located in Southern England. 

“I felt changed. Transitioned,” he added. 

According to The Daily Wire, Brand noted his life felt different following the baptism.

“I feel as if some new resource within me has switched on,” he said.

The actor pointed out that the response to getting baptized was either supportive or critical.

“This is new for me, I’m learning … but this is my path now,” Brand said. “And I already feel incredibly blessed, relieved, nourished, held. It’s been an incredible experience.”

“I’m so grateful to be surrendered in Christ,” he concluded.

In a video posted on Friday, Brand shared his intention of being baptized. 

At the time, he contended that baptism was an “opportunity to die and be reborn.”

“An opportunity to leave the past behind and be reborn in Christ’s name, like it says in Galatians,” he said in a separate video shared on Friday. “That you can live as an enlightened and awakened person.”

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