Monday, October 28, 2013

The “Acting Priesthood”


In pioneer Utah, who held the offices in what was termed the “acting priesthood?”

a.      Melchizedek Priesthood

b.      The Aaronic Priesthood

c.       The Perspective Elders

d.      The eleven-year old young men

Yesterday’s answers:

1.      A.   In a bathtub

Because of concerns that his first baptism, which took place in the family bathtub, might not have been performed appropriately, Spencer W. Kimball is baptized a second time, in the Union Canal in Thatcher, Arizona.

Richard Neitzel Holzapfel et al., On This Day In The Church (Salt Lake City: Eagle Gate, 2000), 194.

2.      D.   Four

Heber J. Grant is baptized in City Creek in Salt Lake City, the second of four future Presidents of the Church to be baptized in the same location.

Richard Neitzel Holzapfel et al., On This Day In The Church (Salt Lake City: Eagle Gate, 2000), 108.

 

3.      C.   Where he was baptized

In April of 1919, Gordon B. Hinckley is baptized at eight years of age, location unknown. Of the site he states: “It’s the only secret I have left! It was done by proper authority in a proper place.”

Richard Neitzel Holzapfel et al., On This Day In The Church (Salt Lake City: Eagle Gate, 2000), 83.

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