Chapter 2: Baptism and the Gift of the Holy Ghost

In the second chapter of the Lorenzo Snow church manual, the issue of baptism is discussed. According to Mormonism, baptism performed by someone with authority is necessary if a person hopes to be able to join the “Church” and have ability to become exalted. Christianity disagrees, saying that baptism is not something a person does in order to earn God’s favor. What does the Bible have to say? This review takes a closer look at this very important issue.