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Lesson VIII. The Church of Christ: Some First Principles

TitleLesson VIII. The Church of Christ: Some First Principles
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1913
Secondary AuthorsKimball, Mary Connelly
MagazineThe Young Woman's Journal
Issue Number10
Date PublishedOctober 1913
KeywordsBaptism; Faith; Gift of the Holy Ghost; Gospel of Jesus Christ; Repentance

The Gospel defined—The relation of the Gospel to the atonement—The place of the Christ in the evolutionary Gospel history of man—The purpose of the present lesson—The Gospel known to the Nephites from their earliest history—The history of the Gospel also known to them—The fundamental principles—Faith—The necessity of faith—The nature of faith—Repentance—The necessity of repentance—The reward of repentance—Baptism—The necessity of baptism—Baptism for the remission of sins—How baptism should be performed—The baptism of children—The Holy Ghost—How it was conferred—The sacrament of the Lord’s supper—Summary.