Baptism for Remission of Sins
John the Baptist baptized and preached baptism of repentance for remission of sins-Mark 1:4; see also Luke 3:3 and compare 1:76, 77.
Repent, and be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for remission of sins-Acts 2:38; see also 22:16; D&C 33:11.
The gate by which to enter is repentance and baptism, and then cometh remission of sins-2 Nephi 31:17.
Be baptized unto repentance, that ye may be washed from your sins-Alma 7:14.
Baptizing unto repentance, in the which there was a great remission of sins-3 Nephi 1:23.
Christ taught the Nephites that through baptism they should receive remission-3 Nephi 12:2; see also 30:2.
Priesthood of Aaron holds authority to baptize by immersion for remission of sins-D&C 13:1.
Declare repentance and remission of sins by baptism-D&C 19:31; also 55:2.
Be baptized for a remission of your sins-D&C 33:11.
Gospel of repentance and of baptism, and remission of sins-D&C 84:27.
Baptism Essential to Salvation
Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God-John 3:5.
He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved-Mark 16:16; 3 Nephi 11:33; D&C 112:29.
Pharisees and lawyers rejected the counsel of God, not being baptized of John-Luke 7:30.
By one Spirit are we baptized into one body-1 Cor. 12:13.
As many as have been baptized unto Christ have put on Christ-Gal. 3:27.
The like figure whereunto baptism doth save us-1 Peter 3:21.
One Lord, one faith, one baptism-Eph. 4:5.
All men must be baptized or they cannot be saved in the kingdom of God-2 Nephi 9:23.
Be baptized in my name; for he that believeth and is baptized shall be saved-Ether 4:18; also Moroni 7:34; 3 Nephi 21:6.
See that ye are not baptized unworthily-Mormon 9:29.
As many as repent, are baptized, and endure shall be saved-D&C 18:22.
Adam was taught that baptism is essential-Moses 6:52. Baptism of Adam-verses 64-68.
Jesus Christ was Baptized
To fulfil all righteousness-Matt. 3:15. Thus it is shown that baptism is required of all men; see also Mark 1:9; Luke 3:21.
If the Lamb of God, he being holy, should have need to be baptized, how much more need have we-2 Nephi 31:5.
Preparedness for Baptism-From foregoing citations it is shown that faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and effective repentance are prerequisites to baptism. Knowledge is therefore necessary, and instruction is required.
Christ commanded the apostles to teach all nations, then to baptize them, and then to teach them further-Matt. 28:19, 20.
Those who gladly received Peter’s instructions were baptized-Acts 2:41.
Those who believed Philip’s teachings concerning the kingdom of God were baptized-Acts 8:12.
Peter instructed Cornelius and his household, before they were baptized-Acts 10:25-48.
Paul instructed the keeper of the prison and his household prior to their baptism-Acts 16:29-33.
John the Baptist required evidence of repentance before baptism-Luke 3:7-14.
Summary of requisite conditions-Moroni 6:1-4.
Little children, incapable of understanding or of repenting, are not to be baptized-Moroni, chap. 8.
Parents to teach their children, and thus prepare them for baptism when eight years old-D&C 68:25.
No one to be received into the Church who is unaccountable and incapable of repentance-D&C 20:71; see also verse 37.