The Power of Simple LDS Ceremonies

I’m always struck by the simple affair of baptism. Children and new converts spend months and years building up for the special day. They read and prepare. Friends and family come, often from far distances to watch a new member enter the waters of baptism.

The actual ordinance takes less than 15 seconds. A short prayer and a quick immersion. The confirmation is another three minutes, and the ceremony is complete.

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