Light of Christ
The Light of Christ became a doctrine of the Latter Day Saint movement, including The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, that most people would call conscience
Conscience is an aptitude, faculty, intuition or judgment of the intellect that distinguishes right from wrong. Moral judgement may derive from values or norms...

. This doctrine teaches that the light of Christ "lighteth every man that cometh into the world." (Holy Bible, King James Version, John 1:9) "Wherefore, every thing which inviteth and enticeth to do good, and to love God, and to serve him, is inspired of God." Book of Mormon
Book of Mormon
The Book of Mormon is a sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement that adherents believe contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the American continent from approximately 2600 BC to AD 421. It was first published in March 1830 by Joseph Smith, Jr...

, Moroni 7:13. The "Spirit of Christ is given to every man, that he may know good from evil." (Moroni 7:16)

As another divine source of inspiration and knowledge of truth, the Holy Ghost himself is a divine personage and member of the Godhead
Godhead (Mormonism)
In the Mormonism represented by most of Mormon communities , God means Elohim , whereas Godhead means a council of three distinct gods: Elohim, Jehovah , and the Holy Spirit...

. All people are able to feel the influence of the Holy Ghost from time to time. But repeatedly going against the Light of Christ will eventually make one "beyond feeling" the influence of the Holy Ghost.

The baptism of water spoken by Jesus to Nicodemus
Saint Nicodemus was a Pharisee and a member of the Sanhedrin, who, according to the Gospel of John, showed favour to Jesus...

 was a literal baptism as practiced in the church. The baptism of fire is to receive the Gift of the Holy Ghost
Gift of the Holy Ghost
In the Latter Day Saint movement, Confirmation , is an ordinance essential for salvation. It involves the laying on of hands and is performed after baptism. Through confirmation, the initiate becomes an official member of the church and receives the gift of the Holy Ghost...

, or the opportunity to always feel the Holy Ghost's companionship, as long as one remains worthy of it.

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The Light of Christ is the knowledge of good and evil given to all mankind before baptism and receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost. The conscience is a manifestation of the Light of Christ, enabling each individual to judge for themselves. Whether to follow the commandments of God, and hope for His eternal rewards, or to follow the enticings of the devil which persuadeth man to do evil and become captive and damned to hell and eternal darkness.

The Light of Christ is the knowledge of the difference between right and wrong.
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