After much pondering, Gary Smith favored us with:
I recall Joseph Smith having a vision (could it be in DC 137?), where he
sees his non-baptized brother Alvin in the Celestial Kingdom. Alvin is
obviously considered a 'true Christian' even though he has not yet been
baptized.
Alvin was was most certainly baptized by proxy for the dead. The point is still valid that only those who are baptized members of the Church may obtain the Celestial Kingdom. This is a hard teaching for those who have loved ones who reject the restored gospel.

I would imagine that this largesse by Christ would be given to others, such as Marc's grandmother, if they are living great lives as well.
Only if they join the Church in this life or the next after a proxy baptism.


John W. Redelfs                         [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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"...by proving contraries, truth is made manifest" --Joseph
Smith, History of the Church, Volume 6, p.248
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All my opinions are tentative pending further data. --JWR

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