Proxy Baptism
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    Proxy Baptism


    Baptism by immersion performed by a living person acting on behalf of one who is dead, as practiced in New Testament times (1 Corinthians 15:29). This ordinance is performed in temples of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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    Scripture References

    Prophets and Church Leaders

    Leader Messages

    Additional Talks

    Teachings of Presidents of the Church

    Learning Resources

    Church Magazines

    “How Family History Changes Our Hearts and Minds,” Ensign, February 2015

    “Covenants: Two-Way Promises with God,” Ensign, April 2014

    “A Voice of Gladness,” Ensign, February 2004

    In the News

    “Blessings Await in the Temple,” Church News