MANY DEAD WILL REJECT GOSPEL

MANY DEAD WILL REJECT GOSPEL

Conference Report, April 1959, p. 23 “I have no idea in my mind that every soul that has lived upon the face of the earth, who has died and gone to the spirit world, is going to repent and receive the gospel. There will be many that will not do that. Our scriptures...

Baptisms for Dead Famous People

Baptisms for Dead Famous People

The voluminous amount of posthumous baptisms Wilford Woodruff took part in while visiting the St. George temple, is an eye-raiser. Not only were the numbers noteworthy, but the recipients were as well. Woodruff’s list reads like a who’s who in world history. According...

Posthumous Baptism for Adolph Hitler

Posthumous Baptism for Adolph Hitler

Sermons and Missionary Services of Melvin J. Ballard [Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Co., 1949], 247; “The limitation given to Latter-day Saints at that time was, baptism for their dead whom they believe would have received the gospel. That is all. Now since we are not...

Whom Do You Follow: Jesus or Joseph?

Whom Do You Follow: Jesus or Joseph?

Introduction to Family History Student Manual, (2012), Chapter 7: Submitting Names for Temple Ordinances; “Elder Russell M. Nelson explained that a newly updated Family Search computer program facilitates family history work and helps Church members determine what...

Baptizing Anne Frank

Baptizing Anne Frank

Baptizing Anne Frank: They’re at it Again! http://www.haaretz.com/jewish-world/elie-wiesel-criticizes-romney-for-keeping-mum-on-mormon-posthumous-baptism-of-jews-1.413269 According to the Huffington Post and Haaretz.com, baptismal and confirmation reports from the LDS...