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Discourse, 27 March 1842, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff

Discourse, 27 March 1842, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff

This was an interesting day. A  large assembly met in the grove near the Temple  Br Amisa [Amasa] Lyman addressed the assembly & made  many interesting remarks, He was followed by  Joseph the Seer who made some edifying remarks  concerning Baptism for the dead, He said the Bible  supported the doctrin, “why are ye Baptized for  the dead if the dead rise not &c” if their is one word  of the Lord that supports the doctrin it is enough to mik [make]  it a true doctrin Again if we can baptize a man in  the Name of the Father of the Son & of the Holy Ghost  for the remission of sins it is Just as much our privilej  to act as an agent & be baptized for the remission  of sins for & in behalf of our dead kindred who have not  heard the gospel or fulness of it [p. [139]]
JS, Discourse, Nauvoo, IL, 27 Mar. 1842; Wilford Woodruff, Diary, p. 139; handwriting of Wilford Woodruff; CHL.

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