On 19 January 1841, several months after the Saints had begun performing baptisms for the dead, the Lord commanded them to build a temple in Nauvoo (D&C 124:25–27). What reasons did the Lord give for this commandment? (See D&C 124:28–30, 33, 40–41, 55.)
Read D&C 128:19, 22–24. According to these verses, what should our attitude be about the gospel and about performing baptisms for the dead?
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