In general, when the Church is formally established or there is a new beginning for a ministry or dispensation, those who have been baptized will be able to be baptized again. In the scriptures we see that Alma, who already possessed the priesthood — and therefore had already been baptized — for baptism must necessarily precede receiving the priesthood, was “buried in the water” (Mosiah 9:45 RLDS), but his baptism had another purpose: to begin and organize the Church of God again among his people (Mosiah 9: 49-50 RLDS).   (continue)