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Joseph the Seer; His Prophetic Mission Vindicated, and the Divine Origin of the Book of Mormon Defended and Maintained Being a Reply by Elder William W. Blair to Elder William Sheldon (Paperback) Loot Price: R235
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Joseph the Seer; His Prophetic Mission Vindicated, and the Divine Origin of the Book of Mormon Defended and Maintained Being a Reply by Elder William W. Blair to Elder William Sheldon (Paperback)

William Wallace Blair

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1889. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... BAPTISM--MODE. 51 As the limpid and refreshing streams of the mountains, springing from the bosom of eternal snow go down and are defiled and darkened by mingling with the turbid river of the valleys sweeping on, and on to the great sea, so these wondrous, heavenborn truths, given to man in the morn of time, and coming down through the ages, have become obscured and polluted as they have been mixed and mingled with the corrupting systems and creeds of men, till, at length, but a dim shadow, a faint likeness of their former character and excellence remains. CHAPTER III. BAPTISM, ITS MODE, Mr. Sheldon next attacks Joseph's account of the baptism of O. Cowdery and himself, after their first ordination by the angel; also the statement of the angel concerning "baptism by immersion for the remission of sins." ""If baptism is immersion, says Mr. Sheldon], then this angel really talks about immersion by immersion. * * * Such an angel ought to go to school before discoursing on baptism." Baptism, as a Christian rite, a religious ceremony, (and that is what the angel was talking about), is more than mere immersion, as we have said before. Baptism, as that term has been used in the true Christian Church, is a religious ordinance, and is designed both for the remission of sins and as a means of initiation into the fold and Church of Christ--the family of God. To this agree both the Scriptures and primitive church history. Now, it was eminently proper that the angel should explain both the objurt of baptism, and the mide of administering the rite, especially when we consider that Joseph and Oliver had been reared in the midst of a people who held that baptism by sprinkling or pouring was valid. The angel, like a true minister for Christ, addressed himself to the manifest wa...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: William Wallace Blair
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 5mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 94
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-97011-5
Barcode: 9781150970115
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-150-97011-1

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