Discourse, 27 March 1842, as Reported by Wilford Woodruff

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This was an interesting day. A  large assembly met in the near the  Br 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]]
This was an interesting day. A large assembly met in the near the Br 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]]
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