Eternal Marriage

Eternal Marriage

Marriage is an important and essential part of the gospel as presented and practiced by members of the Mormon Church.  Indeed, marriage has been a part of God’s plan for his children from the beginning. In Genesis we read that Adam was alone in the garden.  But in...
Global Temples

Global Temples

When God delivered the ancient Israelites from their captivity in Egypt, He commenced the hard work of making of them a nation of priests, a holy nation.  Almost immediately, He commanded them to build a “tabernacle,” a portable temple that would be the House of God. ...
Temple Enter

Temple Enter

People often wonder why Mormon temples are not open to anyone who wants to enter. It helps to recognize that Mormonism is not a new, invented religion, but a continuation and restoration of ancient truth.  If one hearkens back to Moses, who fulfilled the word of God...
Temple New Testament

Temple New Testament

Mormons believe that Jesus Christ, before He was born onto the earth, was the God of the Old Testament.  His name, anglicized to “Jehovah” was too holy to pronounce, so He is called LORD in the Old Testament.  It was He who directed the Israelites to build a...
Temple Ordinances

Temple Ordinances

There are three major ordinances that are performed in Mormon temples.  The first is probably the one over which there is the most confusion.  This is baptism for the dead.  This doesn’t mean that those for whom the ordinance is being performed automatically become...
Mormon Temples Basic

Mormon Temples Basic

One of the key missions of the Mormon Church is to help “perfect the Saints.” In other words, the Church’s goal is to help members (Saints) be as good as they can be. The Church does this by helping members in their struggle to follow the perfect example set by Jesus...
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