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Topic: Baptisms for the Dead

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    7. Wilford Woodruff and the Rise of Temple Consciousness among the Latter-day Saints, 1877-84


    Young, President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, provided for baptisms for the dead at the Missouri ... Young’s direction as President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, baptisms for the dead ... Temple, for baptismal purposes in behalf of the dead? Why not! Because that principle was not revealed. ...

    From Banner of the Gospel: Wilford Woodruff

    The Soteriological Problem of Evil


    of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is associated with baptism for the dead, a practice derived from ... world. More often than not, baptism for the dead is considered an unnecessary, ill-advised, ... is immediately followed by St. Paul’s mysterious remark about baptism for the dead. ‘Otherwise, what do people ...

    From Volume 2, No. 2, 2001 of The Religious Educator

    11. The State of the Soul between Death and the Resurrection


    is the ordinance of baptism. The vision of the redemption of the dead shown to President Joseph F. Smith ... of baptism for the dead, the Church is able to open the gate of baptism, which allows the repentant spirits ... . Baptism for the dead, then, was the key to the gates of hell which no church claimed to possess until ...

    From The Book of Mormon: Alma, the Testimony of the Word

    The Preparatory Priesthood


    gospel is the gospel of repentance and of baptism, and the remission of sins, and the law of carnal ... and of the gospel of repentance, and of baptism by immersion for the remission of sins ” (D&C 13:1; emphasis ... and baptism, and how it is that the Aaronic Priesthood holds the keys to the same, it is helpful to understand ...

    From Volume 4 Number 2, 2003 of The Religious Educator

    Latter-day Saint Worship and Activity


    baptismal font supported on the backs of twelve sculpted oxen (cf. 1 Kgs. 7:25) is used for baptism for the dead. In other areas are cubicles in which individuals are ritually washed and anointed before ... where temple marriages and sealings are solemnized for the living and vicariously for the dead. A temple ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    Premortal Existence, Foreordinations, and Heavenly Councils

    Selected Article

    and the dead. His question grew in part out of the fact that he had been told that the world had been created ... question has already been asked by the righteous dead in the storehouse of souls (or, as we would know it, ... of the gospel existed before life on earth. From the Dead Sea Scrolls, the Manual of Discipline states: All ...

    Reexamining Lot


    All his flocks, herds, and wealth were gone, his home destroyed, most of his family members dead ... earlier. Fragments written in Hebrew were found among the Dead Sea Scrolls and then translated into Greek ... 1998), 3, 32. The Genesis Apocryphon was one of the original Dead Sea scrolls found in Cave I at Qumran. ...

    From Volume 14 Number 1, 2013 of The Religious Educator

    Doctrine and Covenants: Overview


    in relation to persecution; sections 127–28 are epistles on baptisms for the dead; section 134 is an article ... ordinances from baptism to marriage sealed for eternity. Salvation of the dead also is made known by revelations concerning baptism for the dead and visions of preaching to the spirits who are awaiting ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    4. Purposes and Functions of The Temple


    commandments. Baptism for the Dead The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints declares that baptism ... independent of the Bible, I would say that [baptism for the dead] was certainly practiced by the ancient ... of ‘Baptism for the dead’ has ere this reached your ears, and may have raised some inquiries in your minds ...

    From Nauvoo Temple: A Story of Faith

    Covenants, Sacraments, and Vows: The Active Pathway to Mercy


    in Religious Educator 13, no. 3 (2012): 205-219. Baptism and confirmation are observable events where we make ... private, and inward witness—immersion in the Spirit, the baptism of fire and the Holy Ghost.” [3] Covenant ... promised for keeping covenants. Baptism, the sacrament, and prayer form a succession of spiritual renewals ...

    From RE 13, no. 3 (2012) of The Religious Educator