Is desire enough for baptism?

Is desire enough for baptism?

Question   Gramps, I am unable to say, for sure, that I believe that the LDS Church is the true church of God or that Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. But, I do believe that Jesus is the Christ, and I do want to be baptized. Is the desire to be baptized enough...
Is baptism a requirement to receive a resurrected body?

Is baptism a requirement to receive a resurrected body?

Question   Gramps, Will everyone who lived in mortality need the ordinance of baptism to be eligible to receive  a resurrected body? Justin   Answer   Justin, Thanks for your question.  The Bible, the Book of Mormon, and the Doctrine and Covenants...
Did Adam and Eve get baptized?

Did Adam and Eve get baptized?

Question   Gramps, I have what I think is a simple question.  Were Adam and Eve baptized?  If not, why? Kalola   Answer   Kalola, We read about Adam’s baptism in Moses 6:64-66 64 And it came to pass, when the Lord had spoken with Adam, our father,...
What exact words are used to baptize someone?

What exact words are used to baptize someone?

Question   What exact words are used to baptize someone? Cox   Answer   Dear Cox, What a great question! The answer comes from the governing documents of the Church (the Doctrine and Covenants) – specifically, in section 20 (known as the Articles...
Why isn’t baptism required for all?

Why isn’t baptism required for all?

Question   Gramps, If baptism is required for entrance into the kingdom of God, why is it not required of little children or people with mental disabilities?  I understand that because they are without sin, is the reason but so was Christ without sin.  Should it...
Can one be baptized if they have had an abortion?

Can one be baptized if they have had an abortion?

Question   Gramps, Can you be baptized if you have had an abortion? Trudy   Answer   Trudy, The short answer is yes…. Yes you can. Baptism is about having faith in Christ and having the desire and willingness to repent, in addition to joining the...
Will abuse in my past disqualify me from baptism?

Will abuse in my past disqualify me from baptism?

Question   Gramps, In preparation for my upcoming baptism, my Elders reviewed the baptismal questions with me. When we got to question 4 (about prison, abortion, and homosexuality) they expressed that I could answer the question to them but if the question was...
Was Enos ever baptized?

Was Enos ever baptized?

Question   Gramps, We have a friend who is taking the discussions. His assignment last week was to read Enos. He had an interesting question. He asked if Enos was ever baptized. Kim   Answer   Kim, We don’t have an explicit account of Enos getting...
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