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Topic: Baptisms for the Dead

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    Freiburg Branch

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    were the only members in Freiburg. I used this time to collect data for the redemption of the dead ... there would be twenty-one baptisms as a strong branch emerged. In Memoriam The following member ...

    From Under the Gun

    God’s Manifestations: The Authoring and Finishing of Our Faith

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    experience with seeing God. As a young boy going to the Los Angeles Temple for the first time to do baptisms for the dead, I fully expected to see something—or more accurately, someone. I thought I would see God, His ... to be with us —a covenantal promise made to us through baptism and the sacrament (see D&C 20:77, 79). Elder ...

    From Volume 7 Number 3, 2006 of The Religious Educator

    8. John Lyon: Poet for the Lord

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    and older also received baptism at the hands of one of John’s newfound friends. John now became a lion ... a detailed diary during the first four months of his mission, recording branches visited, baptisms performed, ... a subject on my mind as sacred as baptism for the remission of sin ,” [22] John timidly ...

    From Supporting Saints: Life Stories of Nineteenth-Century Mormons

    No. 4

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    but every sin. [So say we also.] There is nothing in baptism itself that can wash away sin. [True every word. There is nothing in baptism itself. You know that the words italicized ... atonement. [Very good again. By that mercy, and through that Atonement, we say also.] But baptism ...

    From No. 4

    3. "A Mighty Change"

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    they live, but they are dead to the spiritual things. And I believe even many who are making pretenses of being active are also spiritually dead. Their service is much of the letter and less of the spirit” (“Be ... A convert is one who . . . has been born again: where once he was spiritually dead, he has been regenerated ...

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

    Building Stronger Testimonies

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    it discount the need for that baptism to be performed by the proper priesthood authority. This is hard doctrine; there is no compromise in it. Baptism places us on a path that is strait, narrow, and often steep, ... the authority to baptize and the knowledge that baptism by the proper authority is essential to salvation. ...

    From Volume 8 Number 1, 2007 of The Religious Educator

    8. Interior Features

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    than any other portion of the building. Baptisms for the dead were conducted here beginning on 21 ... Baptisms for the dead were regularly conducted there in December 1845 73 and continued until ordinance work ceased on 7 February 1846. It was recorded that 15,626 baptisms for the dead were completed in Nauvoo, ...

    From Nauvoo Temple: A Story of Faith

    11. The JST and the New Testament Epistles

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    clarified them. In a sense, it may be correct to say that “he that is dead is freed from sin” (Romans ... in this life. Thus “he that is dead to sin is freed from sin” (JST Romans 6:7). As one continues ... McConkie stated: “All men sin, before and after baptism, but those saints who strive to keep ...

    From The Joseph Smith Translation: The Restoration of Plain and Precious Things

    Teaching Legacy: Daniel H. Ludlow

    Religious Education Review Article

    the modern prophets had said about various topics such as resurrection, baptism for the dead, and so forth. ...

    From Fall 2009

    Taking the Great Commission Seriously

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    and the dead to receive ‘eternal life, which gift is the greatest of all the gifts of God’ (D&C 14:7).” [4] References to “the ordinances of salvation . . . for all the living and the dead” point to the temple ... to Adam and Eve. The ultimate purpose for the gathering is therefore not baptism but the blessings ...

    From No Weapon Shall Prosper

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