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Topic: Baptisms for the Dead

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    1. Whose Apocrypha? Viewing Ancient Apocrypha from the Vantage of Events in the Present Dispensation


    of doctrinal difference between the two groups at the beginning were the practice of baptism for the dead ... with baptism for the dead. They are of an early date (September 1842) and were authored by the Prophet Joseph ... for the construction of a boarding-house in Nauvoo and with the practice of the ordinance of baptism for the dead ...

    From Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints

    John the Baptist: The Miracle and the Mission


    and education in the Jerusalem schools. It was not the number of his baptisms or disciples. ... husks. Additionally, a Nazarite could not cut his hair or become unclean by associating with dead ... to prepare the way by teaching salvation through baptism for the remission of sins (see Joseph Smith ...

    From Volume 10 Number 2, 2009 of The Religious Educator

    Hohenstein Branch, Chemnitz District


    The baptismal font was the concrete basin used by the family to catch rain water. As she later reported, “I was baptized in that water hole in the pitch dark. Most of the baptisms were done in secret. . . . My own mother wasn’t there.” Later on, baptisms were performed in an indoor swimming pool in Hohenstein. Eva ...

    From In Harm’s Way: East German Latter-day Saints in World War II

    Are Christians Christians?


    of Latter-day Saints . The document concluded that Latter-day Saint baptism is not valid because it is not a Christian baptism. [3] Similarly, in June 2001, the Vatican issued a pronouncement by Pope John Paul II affirming that the Roman Catholic Church does not recognize Latter-day Saint baptisms as valid. ...

    From No Weapon Shall Prosper

    Elijah's Mission: His Keys, Powers, and Blessings from the Old Testament to the Latter Days


    of baptism for the dead or of salvation for the dead. Elijah’s keys were greater than that. They were the keys of sealing, and those keys of sealing pertain to the living and embrace the dead who are willing ... referred to? President Joseph Fielding Smith said: “The fathers are our dead ancestors who died without ...

    From Sperry Symposium Classics: The Old Testament

    Wilkau-Hasslau Branch, Zwickau District


    recalled that her baptism in 1942 was conducted quietly. After the public indoor swimming pool had closed for the night, the members of the branch were allowed to enter and to use the facility for a baptismal service. ... found a dead person, we had to raise our hand. Then the old people (too old for the military) came ...

    From In Harm’s Way: East German Latter-day Saints in World War II

    Paul the Apostle: Champion of the Doctrine of the Resurrection


    baptism, the laying on of hands, resurrection of the dead, and eternal judgment (see Hebrews 6:1–2). Still ... the key doctrine taught best by a special witness: “God raised him [Jesus] from the dead: “And he was seen ... raised him up from the dead, now no more to return to corruption, he said on this wise, I will give you ...

    From Go Ye Into All the World: Messages of the New Testament Apostles

    Traveling toward Emmaus


    to be a failed mission. They believe that Christ is dead and that Israel is still in bondage. After they express ... to Christ’s test can also be seen as a spiritual baptism. The men constrain Christ to abide with them. ... and gave to them” (v. 30). Through their simple righteous choice, expressing a desire for baptism ...

    From The BYU Religious Education Student Symposium 2008

    Do You Know Who You Really Are?


    are not ‘dead-end’ kids. You are not wasting your lives in drifting aimlessly. You have purpose. You have design. You ... of the Lord Jesus Christ through baptism into the Church. With this name comes the obligation to honor Him ... us is to seek after our dead.” 1 2 Why would he say that? I believe it is because ...

    From Volume 8 Number 2, 2007 of The Religious Educator

    4. A Comparison of Book of Mormon, Bible, and Traditional Teachings on the Doctrines of Salvation


    baptism and belief in the words of Christ than the Gospel of Matthew does. He notes that “in the Matthean ... the law hath become dead unto us, and we are made alive in Christ because of our faith; yet we keep ... the dead, causing the lame to walk, the blind to receive their sight, and the deaf to hear, and curing all ...

    From The Book of Mormon: The Keystone Scripture