Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Church Adoptions

Where did the practice of adopting members to General Authorities take place?

A)                 The temple

B)                 The local meeting house

C)                 The home of the General Authority

D)                 The top of the highest landmark in the general vicinity


Yesterday’s answer:

(A) The Mississippi River at Nauvoo, Illinois

This ordinance could only take place in the Mississippi River since the baptismal font in the Nauvoo temple was not dedicated until 8 November 1841.

June 13th [1841]ÑWas baptized for my grandfather Huntington and his wife and also for Samuel Huntington, who signed the Declaration of Independence of the United States.

Autobiography of William Huntington, Typescript, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University;

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