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Understanding Christian Baptism through the Book of Mormon
TitleUnderstanding Christian Baptism through the Book of Mormon
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2012
AuthorsReynolds, Noel B.
JournalBYU Studies Quarterly
Volume51
Issue2
Pagination3-37
KeywordsBaptism; Covenant; Remission of Sins
Abstract

Early Christianity saw a wide proliferation of theories and practices concerning baptism, and now many Christians, including Mormons, commonly understand it as a means to repent and wash away one's sins. But the Book of Mormon prophets taught that baptism is a covenant and a witnessing to God that one has already repented and commits to follow Jesus Christ, and that sins are remitted by the Holy Ghost.

URLhttps://byustudies.byu.edu/content/understanding-christian-baptism-through-book-mormon

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