Baptismal parties

Dear Gramps, Please can you advise when members were counselled that baptisms should not be celebrated with parties in chapels, as this was not appropriate for recognition of such a spiritual ordinance, and that this should be held in members homes, if they so wished?...

Baptized and knew it not

Could you please explain 3 Nephi 9:20 – 20?  And ye shall offer for a sacrifice unto me a broken heart and a contrite spirit. And whoso cometh unto me with a broken heart and a contrite spirit, him will I baptize with fire and with the Holy Ghost, even as the...

Baptizing illegal immigrants

Sure love your site. You’ve taught us more then anyone else. Hope you can always keep answering questions. Many of them come from conversations with our friends and neighbors. A question I have for you is:  Does the Church authorize us to baptize immigrants who...

Baptism for the dead

I have a question about baptizing for the dead. I believe that LDS church is the only one performing this. And I was wondering do you have any scripture support for that? You have 3 extra scripture, so I think that you really should be able to find at least one verse...

Why is authority needed to baptize?

Question Hello Gramps, First I would like to thank you for your time in answering my question. A friend asked me why you need the Priesthood authority to be baptized? I am a Mormon and feel I don’t have the correct answer for her. I can’t locate anything...

Proxy baptism

Dear Gramps, We had a lesson about baptism in our Theology class. And I ask my professor what are his thoughts about “Baptism for the Dead” or as he calls it “Proxy Baptism”.. He says its not valid because the spirit of the one being baptized...

Alma and baptismal prayer

Why is it so important that the Baptismal prayer we offer today is repeated perfectly when the prayer Alma used at the waters of Mormon was different than what we use? Kirk ____________________________________________ Kirk, This is an interesting question. I think the...
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