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Hi I'm Bailey

I'm from California moved to South Dakota now serving my mission in California! love the gospel and the church!

About Me

I'm Bailey

Why I am a Mormon

cause the book is blue and the church is true

How I live my faith

honestly and obedient

Why do Mormons perform proxy baptisms in their temples?

Bailey
Jesus Christ taught that baptism is essential to the salvation of all who have lived on earth (see John3:5). Many people, however, have died without being baptized. Others were baptized without proper authority.the priesthood authority. For example why'd Christ go to john the baptist to baptize him out of all the people on the earth granted it was his cousin but he had brothers and friends he specifically went to John because he had the priesthood to do so. also God is merciful, He has prepared a way for all people to receive the blessings of baptism. By performing proxy baptisms in behalf of those who have died, Church members offer these blessings to deceased ancestors. These individuals in the next life can then choose to accept or decline what has been done in their behalf. we do these to provide everyone the opportunity to except Christs gospel and when we do these sacred ordinance we are giving them that chance. Show more Show less