by Nephi AndersonThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...which the Father sheds forth upon all those who are just and true.'" "There are other requirements," commented John; "but these are some of the essentials which lie at the foundation or the beginning of the upward climb." "What does 'buried in water' mean?" asked Jane. "It means to be baptized in the right way and by the proper person. We were sprinkled as infants, but you, as a Book of Mormon reader, know what the Lord says about that." John's words seemed, for the most part, to be directed to Jane; but he hoped that they would also find lodgment with Dora. The afternoon darkened to evening. Through the still air came the lowing of cattle, and now and then the voice of some one singing the songs of Zion. There being no large meeting rooms in Nauvoo which could be lighted, evening services were not usually held. Thus the Sabbath evenings were profitably spent at home. "I think I'll go in now," said Mrs. St. John. "I'll go with you," added Jane. Arm in arm, these two went into the house. When the lamps were lighted and they saw that John and Dora were not coming in just then, they were in no hurry to set the table for the cold lunch which they ate on Sunday evenings. Jane drew Mrs. St. John to a seat by the window. "I'm going to write mama," said the girl, "and ask her if I may be baptized when you are. May I?" "Why, yes, my dear, if that's the way you feel." "You have been waiting for Dora, I know. But wait for me, too. I want to go with you. I—I am ready." The mother drew the girl close and kissed her. They clung to each other in silence. Both their eyes were wet with tears, though they were not so dim but that, when they looked out of the open window, ...
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