|An early Christian baptistery in the shape of a cross.|
“Else what will those being baptized for the dead do? If in fact the dead are not raised, why indeed are they being baptized for them?” (1 Cor. 15:29)
Q: I noticed that this verse says something about baptizing for the dead. What does that mean? –Tammie H.
A: The short answer is that nobody knows for sure. The long answer is that they were probably being baptized for believers who had died before they were baptized.*