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    4. Imitation Gospels and Christ’s Book of Mormon Ministry


    and reaches into the New Testament century. These Dead Sea Scrolls include scriptures and interpretations ... are in similar time frames, so it is logical to extend such a rule to them. Much of the Dead Sea Scrolls plus ... in English in 1937, but the word Essene was added after the discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls (which were ...

    From Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints

    Discussion of Extant Items


    newydd. Traethawd yn dangos anghyfnewidioldeb teyrnas Dduw. (The dead raised to life: ... P. Pratt. Some of the more significant enlarged areas are the necessity of baptism, the existence ...   Although there is an eight-month period between Yfarw wedi eichyfodiyn fyw (The dead ...

    From Welsh Mormon Writings from 1844-1862: A Historical Bibliography

    Book of Mormon Religious Teachings and Practices


    instructed the people to be baptized by immersion, and gave the words of the baptismal prayer (3 Ne. ... repentance, baptism, and the purging of sin by the fire of the Holy Ghost—was taught in the Book of Mormon ... to the justice and mercy of God (Alma 40–42).             2. Covenantal baptisms were performed from ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    Basic Beliefs


    of the high priesthood: baptism for the dead, the holy endowment, and the sealing of families ... of the Gospel are: first, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ; second, Repentance; third, Baptism by immersion ... in their infant state, innocent before God. It follows that infant baptism is unnecessary, that accountability ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    13. Joseph Smith and the King James Bible


    with the traditional interpretation of the Holy Ghost descending as a dove after Jesus’ baptism. In this instance, ... sermon, the sign of the dove was manifest not just once at Christ’s baptism but had been “instituted ... this passage to teach two key ideas. First, remission of sins was inextricably linked to baptism. As Joseph ...

    From The King James Bible and the Restoration



    is preached and understood, and the ordinances of exaltation for both the living and the dead are performed. ... of God; and proper baptism, the gift of the Holy Ghost, the holy endowment, eternal marriage, and family ... the gospel, perfecting the Saints, and performing ordinances for the redemption of the dead. Priesthood ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    1. Images of Wilford Woodruff's Life: A Photographic Journey


    journal he recorded a number of instances in Nauvoo where he performed baptisms for the dead in behalf ... the first temple proxy ordinances—baptisms for the dead for 141 persons, with Brigham Young pronouncing ... baptisms and 2,518 endowments in behalf of his own deceased family members and friends, wrote 11,519 ...

    From Banner of the Gospel: Wilford Woodruff

    The Restoration as Covenant Renewal


    into the covenant through the ordinance of baptism (see Moses 6:62–67). The scriptures record the restoration, ... and the ordinance of baptism. This ordinance was required of all—including the Savior (John 3:5). Besides the baptism of Jesus and an enigmatic account of the events of the Transfiguration, there is little detail ...

    From Sperry Symposium Classics: The Old Testament

    Matthew as an Editor of the Life and Teachings of Jesus

    Selected Article

    The baptism of John plays an important role in each of the four Gospels, although only Matthew and Luke record ... or John. Matthew, in distinction from Luke, links this passage with his description of John’s baptism ... Pharisees and Sadducees to attend one of his baptisms. As noted above, John identifies them as a “generation ...

    Teachings about the Family


    no efficacy, virtue, or force in and after the resurrection from the dead” (D&C 132:7). If a husband ... of repentance, faith in Christ the Son of the living God, and of baptism and the gift of the Holy Ghost... ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass