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—Lorenzo Snow

Topic: Baptisms for the Dead

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    5. "To Every Man Is Given a Gift": The Spiritual Legacy of Wilford Woodruff

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    to receive his own witness that the words spoken were true. Two months after his baptism, he wrote to his ... In 1856, his own carelessness while skinning a disease-ridden dead cow nearly cost him his life. On April ... and mercy of God.” [12] The next day, Woodruff added this journal entry: The poison [from the dead cow] had ...

    From Banner of the Gospel: Wilford Woodruff

    11. Salvation in Christ: Perspectives of the Orthodox Church

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    such language in reference to the Sacraments of Baptism and Chrismation. In addition, such a completely new ... on the Sacraments of Baptism, Chrismation, and Eucharist. [16] Above all, he says, union with Christ presumes ... the Orthodox Church recognizes Baptism and Eucharist as the supreme encounters with Christ that involve matter. ...

    From Salvation in Christ: Comparative Christian Views

    18. Moroni, the Last of the Nephite Prophets

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    carried out in Moroni’s area of authority—that of infant baptism. Mormon exhorts Moroni, as the newly ... of the Lord. Mormon also admonishes Moroni to “teach—repentance and baptism unto those who are accountable ... Mormon was wounded and left for dead, the Lamanites passing him by, assuming he was dead. Only 24 ...

    From The Book of Mormon: Fourth Nephi Through Moroni, From Zion to Destruction

    George S. Tate

    possess a car, but it is part of us—so much so that even the righteous “dead [look] upon the long absence ... In verses 15–16 we read: “The spirit and the body are the soul of man. And the resurrection from the dead ... Resurrection, and symbolized by our baptism—the token of our spiritual rebirth. As Jacob writes, “For behold, ...

    12. "All Things Which Have Been Given of God...Are the Typifying of Him": Typology in the Book of Mormon

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    said, “that our children may know the deadness of the law; and they, by knowing the deadness of the law, ... see Jonah 1:17; 2; Mosiah 27:29). (To be technical, Christ was dead two nights and less than two full days—but apparently Alma was “dead” for a shorter period as well, see Mosiah 27:23. Three days–three nights ...

    From Literature of Belief: Sacred Scripture and Religious Experience

    15. What Nephi's Vision Teaches about the Bible and the Book of Mormon

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    the New Testament Gospels about John the Baptist and the baptism of the Savior. For example, John ... is recorded in John 1:29. [17] Nephi saw in vision that following the baptism, the Holy Ghost ... Joseph Smith taught the following about the dove’s appearance at the baptism of Jesus: Whoever led ...

    From The Things Which My Father Saw: Approaches to Lehi's Dream and Nephi's Vision

    Brother Joseph’s Charity

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    As the Prophet was away from the Saints in seclusion, he thought to write to them on the principle of baptism for the dead. On September 6, 1842, he wrote an epistle to the Church: “Now, what do we hear in the gospel which ... of the earth; glad tidings for the dead; a voice of gladness for the living and the dead; glad tidings of great ...

    From Selections from the 2006 Religious Education Student Symposium

    2. Apocryphal Literature and the Latter-day Saints

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    with comments on the Dead Sea Scrolls and extensive use of apocryphal literature in his discussions of Enoch, ... from California alone, and numberless baptisms have resulted from them. Ms. Layton would dearly love ... of being able to omit the scholarly arguments and hasten to the bottom line—which is that the Dead Sea ...

    From Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints

    3. William Howells: First Missionary to France

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    baptism at his hands. A year and a half after casting his lot with the unpopular Mormons, William ... and received baptism at his hands. The two immediately became the truest of friends. Even though Jones ... them in the midst of the plague that is reigning with deadly arrows next door on the right and left, ...

    From Supporting Saints: Life Stories of Nineteenth-Century Mormons

    Plan of Salvation

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    (3) baptism by immersion for the remission of sins by one having authority, and (4) the gift ... and accept or reject the gospel. Since baptism, the gift of the Holy Ghost, temple endowment, and sealing are earthly ordinances, Latter-day Saints perform the ordinances vicariously for the dead in their temples. ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

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