“Baptism for the Dead”

Joseph Smith

Times and Seasons 3, no. 12 (15 April 1842): 759; see also HC 4:595

“While one portion of the human race [is] judging and condemning the other without mercy, the great parent of the universe looks upon the whole of the human family with a fatherly care and paternal regard; he views them as his offspring, and without any of those contracted feelings that influence the children of men.”