Much like the beautifully crocheted and intricately designed cloths that are used to cover the altars in the temple, all of God’s children — the whole human race — are bound together by a single thread, said Sister Sharon Eubank, first counselor in the Relief Society general presidency.
Speaking at a Sunday, Nov. 3, devotional for young single adults and married students at the Utah State University Dee Glen Smith Spectrum arena, Sister Eubank emphasized the importance of the Abrahamic covenant and the ways every generation throughout all of history are linked together through the covenant and the plan of salvation. . . .
Like the intricately looped and woven patterns of the thread used to form the temple altar cloths, each individual and each covenant individuals make with the Lord adds a small piece to “the great cloth that covers the altar of God,” she said.
Through their covenants with the Lord and service to one another, disciples of Christ participate in the work of salvation by bringing together the edges of time and sharing the gospel with those who have not had it until “the whole human race is linked together in these bonds that are holy and sacred.”