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Nephite Baptisms and the Gift of the Holy Ghost

TitleNephite Baptisms and the Gift of the Holy Ghost
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication1962
AuthorsSmith, Joseph Fielding
MagazineImprovement Era
Issue Number6
Date PublishedJune 1962
KeywordsBaptism; Gift of the Holy Ghost; Priesthood Authority; Priesthood Ordinances; Savior in America

This article discusses how the gift of the Holy Ghost may not be received without the laying on of hands. Book of Mormon prophets had the authority to bestow that gift. The Lord did not overlook any necessary ordinances for the Nephites when he visited with them following his resurrection.