Utah People's Party

…proclain liberty through out all the land….(Leviticus 25:10)

Baptismal Covenant

on October 10, 2012

And it came to pass that he [Alma the Elder] said unto them: Behold, here are the waters of Mormon (for thus were they called) and now, as ye are desirous to come into the fold of God, and to be called his people, and are willing to bear one another’s burdens, that they may be light; Yea, and are willing to mourn with those that mourn; yea, and comfort those that stand in need of comfort, and to stand as witnesses of God at all times and in all things, and in all places that ye may be in, even until death, that ye may be redeemed of God, and be numbered with those of the first resurrection, that ye may have eternal life—Now I say unto you, if this be the desire of your hearts, what have you against being baptized in the name of the Lord, as a witness before him that ye have entered into a covenant with him, that ye will serve him and keep his commandments, that he may pour out his Spirit more abundantly upon you? (Mosiah 18:8-10)

Latter Day Saints often quote this passage when they discuss the baptismal covenant. Note that Alma includes in his discussion of this covenant that converts will “…stand as witnesses of God at all times and in all things, and in all places that ye may be in….” We ask each Latter Day Saint, each person who has entered into this covenant this question. Do you stand as a witness of God when you are in the voting booth?

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